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National Science Week Marine Science Club - Kindy & Junior Primary

Date: 15.08.22 4:00pm - 16.08.22 5:00pm
Venue: Marine Discovery Centre, Corner Seaview Road & Marlborough Terrace, Henley Beach, South Australia, 5022
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This session is aimed at children in Kindergarten to Year 2.

For National Science Week. Join the team at the Marine Discovery Centre for an afternoon of interactive fun, marine-based learning and recycled craft activities.

Activities include but are not limited to:

  • Making craft turtles that children get to take home with them
  • Hands-on ocean habitat learning about rock pools, temperate oceans and polar oceans
  • Learning how to feed the sea creatures
  • Looking closely at shells and taking home your favourite shell
  • Going diving with Virtual Reality headsets


Children will also get free time to explore the Marine Discovery Centre

During the session, children will have access to a variety of interactive discovery stations including Kaurna learning, sea aquariums, brand new virtual reality headsets, brand new hands-on games and recycled craft activities

* Please note: Tickets are only required for children, one parent per child (multiple children are allowed though). Parents must order their tickets (free of charge) when purchasing tickets for children. Parents must stay with children throughout the session.


Marine Discovery Centre

Cnr Seaview Road & Marlborough Street, Henley Beach, SA 5022


* Materials for turtle craft activities, and art can be taken home

* Aquariums featuring local South Australian marine creatures such as Big-Bellied Seahorses, Tasmanian Horned Blenny, Southern Fiddler Ray, Porcupine Fish, Murray River Turtle and more

* Virtual Reality Headsets give children the opportunity to explore under the sea without getting wet. Underwater virtual reality experiences include Australian Sea Lions, Leafy Seadragons, swimming under the Henley Beach Jetty, and Google Expeditions to the Great Barrier Reef

* Kaurna education Room (The Wodli) is an interactive room that highlights the relationship that Kaurna people have with the Adelaide Plains and the coast.

* Interactive models featuring our brand new diving games, brand new beachcombing game plus oceanography, listen to the sounds of the ocean, watch fish school and shoal, learn about the impacts climate change in South Australia, marine debris, marine habitats, touchscreens, sustainable fishing, stormwater, beachcombing, and get hands-on with our microscopes.

* Each child will receive a free beachcombing sheet to take home along with their shell and homemade turtle creature

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