The best field trip ever! Immerse your students and rangatahi in one of the three programme options below to connect, inspire and empower them to live in and with our moana.
Option One: Standard 1hr session
15-20min introductory presentation covering:
- Marine protected areas
- History and current research at the Institute of Marine Science
- Current Research can be tailored to suit themes and topics being taught at school/kura, please let us know when booking.
15mins big-eye microscope activity:
- Form and function of echinoderms; seastar & kina
15mins Exploration Tank and aquaria:
- Rocky shore biodiversity
15mins scavenger hunt or self-exploration around the Centre
For up to 20 students $8/student and for more than 20 students, $7/student; no charge for parents and teachers!
Option Two: 1.5hr session
In addition to the introductory presentation and interactive activities above, includes a 30min field or lab-based workshop.
- Lab-based workshop: choose from topics like biodiversity, microplastics, ocean acidification, zonation/adaptations, or get in touch for something more tailored and specific.
- Field-based workshop: depending on student age and year group. Choose from coastal and rocky shore scavenger hunts, marine m2, allometry, and photogrammetry on the rocky shore (tide dependent).
For up to 20 students $12/student and for more than 20 students, $10/student; no charge for parents and teachers!
Option Three: 3.5hr session (half day)
Includes multiple workshop components, both lab and field-based, on various topics. Please get in touch if there are any specific topics or themes covered in class that you would like to incorporate and we will do our best to make it work.
For up to 20 students $20/student and for more than 20 students, $18/student; no charge for parents and teachers!
From triple fins to spikey invertebrates, come meet our current incredible marine residents from around our local shoreline in Leigh. Get your hands wet and stoke levels high!
Get in touch if you’d like one of our experienced staff to guide you through the Centre and exhibits for a fin-tastic visit.
We are currently working on creating our very first summer holiday programme for January 2024. Check back here for updates or keep an eye out on our socials (FB and Instagram)!