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Primary Programs

Listed below are the Primary programs currently offered by SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium.

Click on the boxes to expand the details for each individual program.These have been designed and developed to address the relevant standards of the AusVELS curriculum.

Creature Features: Beneath the Sea - Click To Expand

Creature Features: Beneath the Sea

(Prep - Grade 2) 

 

AusVELS Links

  • Science domain – Levels Foundation, 1 & 2
  • Geography domain - Levels Foundation, 1 & 2
  • Cross-curriculum priorities - Sustainability

 

Students will embark on an underwater journey through SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium’s 12 amazing themed zones and learn about the unique animals on display. Throughout the journey, educators will introduce students to the various habitats that these animals call ‘home’ and the strategies they employ in order to survive. Students will be given the tools to identify animals based on their unique physical characteristics and, in doing so, will understand both the importance of classification and the intimate life cycles of these beautiful animals. Key focuses include:

 

  • Basic requirements of living organisms
  • Identification and classification of key animal groups
  • Marine environments and habitats
  • Animal survival and adaptation

  

Details

Available Terms: 1-4, Monday-Friday

Session times: 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm

Cost: $13.50 + GST

 

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It’s All Connected - Click To Expand

It’s All Connected 

(Grades 3 - 4)

 

AusVELS links 

  • Science domain – Levels 3 & 4
  • Geography domain - Levels 3 & 4
  • Cross-curriculum priorities - Sustainability

 

Students will embark on an underwater journey through SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium’s 12 amazing themed zones and learn about the interconnectedness of the animals on display. Throughout their journey, students will learn about the essential relationships that exist between the animals of an ecosystem and the importance of these to their long-term survival. Students will also explore the concepts of food webs and food chains and the different links in which individual animals can occupy. Key focuses include:

 

  • Identification and classification of animal groups
  • Marine environments and habitats
  • Diets and food acquisition
  • Food chains, food webs and energy flow

 

Details

Available Terms: 1-4, Monday-Friday

Session times: 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm

Cost: $13.50 + GST

 

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Staying Alive - Click To Expand

Staying Alive 

(Grades 5 to 6) 

 

 AusVELS links

  • Science domain – Levels 5 & 6
  • Geography domain - Levels 5 & 6
  • Cross-curriculum priorities - Sustainability

 

Students will embark on an underwater journey through SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium’s 12 amazing themed zones and learn about the survival of the animals on display. Students will explore the challenges faced by marine communities and the unique adaptations required to overcome extreme environments. To that end, we evaluate the impacts of humans discussing issues such as climate change, habitat loss, introduced species, pollution, poaching and the ways in which animals and plants are forced to survive. Key program focuses include:

 

  • Marine environments and habitats
  • Diets and food acquisition
  • Animal survival and adaptation
  • Human impacts on marine communities

 

A worksheet can be provided upon request

  

Details

Available Terms: 1-4, Monday-Friday

Session times: 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm

Cost: $13.50 + GST

 

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Antartica – Extreme Survival - Click To Expand

Antartica – Extreme Survival 

(Grades 3-6) 

 

AusVELS links

 

  • Science domain – Levels 3, 4, 5 & 6
  • Geography domain - Levels 3, 4, 5 & 6
  • Cross-curriculum priorities - Sustainability

 

Students will be transported to the coldest, windiest and driest environment of Earth where they will observe first-hand our colony of King and Gentoo penguins. Groups will discuss the unique physical and behavioral adaptations utilized by the birds in order to survive the extreme conditions. Then, using this as their template, students will visit 3 other challenging environments in our Rocky Reef, Oceanarium and Coral Atoll displays and the animals that live there. Key focuses include:

 

  • The Antarctic environment, geography and history
  • Extreme environments
  • Animal survival and adaptation
  • Human impacts on marine communities

 

A worksheet can be provided upon request

 

 

Details

Available Terms: 1-4, Monday-Friday

Session times: 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm

Cost: $13.50 + GST

 

Book Now!

 

 


 

Booking and Enquiries:

Contact our Bookings Officer on (03) 9923 5911 or click here to email us.

Alternatively, you can fill out the School Excursions Online Enquiry Form.

Please note, our Bookings Office is open weekdays from 8am until 4pm. If you have an urgent enquiry after this time, please call 03 9923 5925.

Full Pricing Information:

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