Enter the Deep: An Aquarium-Filled Science Adventure

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A NEW field trip in Ontario...

Enter the Deep: An Aquarium-Filled Science Adventure at Your Local Big Al's Supercentre


Big Al’s in-store experts guide the students on a colourful underwater science adventure through the world of tropical fish, coral, aquatic plants, reptiles and even sharks! Learn about characteristics, habitats, ecosystems, responsible pet care and more during this exciting and interactive trip. Experience science lessons related to photosynthesis and the nitrogen cycle in a fun, educational setting that gets students excited about the world beneath them.

Key Concepts

Habitats, communities, and ecosystems

Social interaction, diet, and survival

The importance of plants, photosynthesis and the nitrogen cycle

Unique characteristics and needs of living things

Proper pet care and sustainability


Supports Provincial Standards

Experiential learning is effective and fun

Aligns with Science (Life Systems) curriculum

Encourages activity in your local community


Age Range & Duration

All non-school youth organizations are eligible
(including camps, daycares, community and sports groups)

Junior K - 8th Grade | Approximately ~ 60 minutes


Group Size Limit

5 - 30 students



FREE   (You are responsible for transportation for your group to/from the event location)


Each month, Big Al's will draw the name of a lucky school or community group who completed the Enter the Deep field trip. This organization will be awarded a Marineland
10 Gallon aquarium starter kit free of charge*


(*See retailer for details)


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monthly drawing


→ This program is offered only at select locations due to group size and/or availability of store resources. See the program flyer in the above Resources Tab for more details.

Code of Conduct:

• Please let FTF know if you cannot make the scheduled day/time.

• Always let us know if your group size is changing.

• Please make sure that you have at least 1 adult chaperone for every 8 students in your group AND that chaperones are ready to help the field trip leader, if needed.

• Please call FTF with special requests - Do NOT add them in notes where they may go unseen by the store contact.

• Please arrange transportation to avoid last minute conflicts and cancellations.

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Find below everything you need to easily prepare for your Field Trip, plus helpful resources to make the most of your hands-on learning adventure.



About Big Al's Aquarium Supercentre

Since 1975, Big Al's has provided its patrons with the largest selection of aquariums, aquarium furniture, and aquarium supplies, as well as an extensive variety of marine fish, live corals, goldfish and tropical fish. We are fervently committed to meeting and exceeding the expectations of our esteemed clientele, and are dedicated to providing our guaranteed lowest prices at all times. Our superstores are designed to provide technical services as well as a vast array of equipment to both the first time hobbyist and ultimate aquatic specialist. Renowned as “The Aquarium and Pond Hobby Specialists”, Big Al's is currently comprised of 15 operational superstores across North America.


Big Al's unique livestock showrooms, "ENTER THE DEEP", offer the largest selection of fish and aquatic plants in any retail warehouse store environment (an impressive 25,000 to 50,000 gallons of water displays). Big Al’s Shark Tank and SHARK FEEDING FRENZY is one of the most anticipated weekly attractions of these exciting fish-rooms. Big Al's sales and service staff is eager to extend their knowledge and expertise to our customers to help make their shopping experience as pleasant and educational as possible. We continue to expand our Aquatic care division that provides essential services, including: new aquarium installations, aquarium maintenance and cleaning, troubleshooting, and more.


“Our corporate policies are driven by innovation and adaptation; and we resolutely endeavor to revolutionize this ever-expanding industry” – BIG AL





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