Melbourne Aquarium Tour and Workshops

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 23/04/2018
All Day

Location
Melbourne Aquarium

Categories


Melbourne Sealife Aquarium

Monday 23rd of April, 11.15am to 1.30pm

For families (workshops are tailored to children aged 4-7 and 7-12 but all ages are welcome)

Cost:

$21-23 per child (for entry and tour) (normally $28 for entry only)

$24 for adults (normally $42)

Free for preschoolers (aged 0-2)

Sealife Aquarium

Corner of King Street and Flinders St, Melbourne (Southbank)

Bookings due Thursday 5th of April, 2018 (but places may fill earlier so book in soon)

 

Programs

All child tickets include entry and a tour with a specific focus on the particular program.

Habitats (ages 4 to 7 years) – Students will embark on an underwater journey to meet the amazing animals on display and discover their unique features. Students will identify the basic needs of living things and learn about the diverse way animals survive in their habitats. They will also learn how some animals’ feature schange as they grow from babies to adults.

Key focuses include:

– Basic needs of living organisims

– Marine environments and habitats

– Animal survival and adaptation

– Growth and change in marine animals

Adaptations (ages 7 to 12 years) – With a focus on extreme habitats. including corl reefls, open ocean and rock pools, students will investigate how animals have adapted to survive in a ariety of conditions, and how these influence their growth and survival. Students will also participate in a hands-on investigation using model jaws to discover how detentition and jaw shape are dapted to different diets.

Key focuses include:

– Australian habitats

– Extreme environments

– Adaptations for survival

 

What to Bring

Drinks, snacks, picnic lunch etc. There is a cafe if you prefer to purchase lunch.

 

Important Notes:

Only a couple of parents may stay with each group. Siblings not booked in for the program may not join the group. Sorry, this is a condition of Sealife Aquarium. You may, of course, still tour the Aquarium on your own or with other parents and siblings not participating in the program.

By booking in for this event you agree that your children remain your responsibility during the activity, you participate at your own risk, and that you have read and agreed to the HEN Event Attendee Guidelines.

 

Contact Details:

Belinda Cowie

inspiration4education@gmail.com

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