Covers the history of the aquarium and the significance of its location, along with the conservation issues and points of interest.
The Tour will also cover the conservation, research and rescue and rehabilitation of our seal unit.
For additional learning upgrade your guided tour to an enhanced tour and choose between the following workshops:
Option 1: Animal Adaptations
In this enhanced workshop we give the students an opportunity to learn more about the oceans greatest survivalist and predator: the Shark
Option 2: Who Eats What?
Food webs within the natural world and how humans are affecting them and the repercussions this causes. Includes a practical exercise
Option 1: Nutrient Cycling
Nutrient cycling in the world's oceans (Nitrogen and Carbon cycles are biologically important nutrient transfers on both small and global scale water bodies), includes two classroom experiments
Option 2: The Ocean Through Time
DNA, RNA and gene transfer to learn how scientists currently in the field are using molecular biology techniques to unravel the genetic make-up of the animals inhabiting our oceans and fossils of extant animals. We will also look at the evolution of the marine animals. All material used in the workshop is available as revision tools after your visit
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|Guided Exploris tour with our aquarist who will provide a tailored tour relating to your chosen specific topic within the curriculum strand.|
|Discovery pool demonstration and use of our multi-function room for workshop on your topic of choice (e.g. dissection/practical session).|