Explore Biology

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Ark Encounter General Admission
Not Required

Pricing & Registration
All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. (John 1:3, ESV)

Explore Biology takes an in-depth look into the complexity of living things from microscopic to large organisms. God gives life to all things, and students will be inspired as they get hands-on in a variety of activities and dissections.

Open to students ages 11 to 18 years of age.

Explore Biology is scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The Explore Days program is on a four-year rotating schedule. Each Explore Day includes a minimum of four hands-on, interactive sessions. The yearly topics are provided in the schedule below.

Please keep in mind that some of our activities are contingent upon weather.

Availability is limited, so sign up today!

Pricing & Registration

  • $34.99/person (Ark Encounter general admission is not required or included)
  • Includes all scheduled events, lunch, and parking fee.

You can find answers to common questions on the Explore Days FAQ page.

Please contact us for more information or if you would like to schedule a private Explore day for your group.


No dates are scheduled at this time.

Four-Year Rotating Schedule

  Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4
Year 1 Prokaryote Cells Eukaryote Cells Microbiology: Protists Annelid Dissection
Year 2 Cellular Biology (Mitosis) Cellular Biology (Meiosis) Human Fetal Development 0–40 Weeks Vertebrate Dissection
Year 3 Taxonomy & Biological Keys Homology Invertebrate Anatomy Invertebrate Dissection
Year 4 Ecology & Biological Communities Membranes: Osmosis Marine Biology Shark Dissection

The Spring 2023 season of Explore will be covering Year 1 topics. The Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 seasons of Explore will be covering Year 2 topics.