Marine life incursions
Melbourne’s Port Phillip Bay is a true hidden treasure – below the surface, the bay is home to a diverse range of salt lovers, from temperate coral reefs to seagrass meadows to the animals that live among them, take a dive this term and discover a hidden world that’s not a world away… it’s right in Melbourne’s backyard. Our marine life incursions engage students with visual and interactive learning, all in the comfort of your classroom!
What will you see in our marine incursion?
Meet Sea urchins, sea stars, pufferfish and a Port Jackson Shark!
Your students will love our coastal critters such as Carrot, the freckled pufferfish named after the almighty orange vegetable, Speedy, the 11 arm sea star, that actually has 14 arms and chin, the chiton who is the equivalent of the common slater bug, with some species living at depths of 7000 meters!
Want to find out more about our programs? Awesome, see that enquire tab on the right-hand side, click on that, don’t mind the koala…
marine mania Best Bits
- Duration: 1 hour – 2x the amount of time we clean the ocean for each show booked!
- Age Interest: Preschool – Primary
- Space requirements: 5 x 5 metres
- Maximum Number: 30 students per show
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In this marine incursion, you will meet animals such as 11 arm sea stars, sea urchins, sea cushions, chitons, pufferfish, and a port jackson shark. Not a bad day in the classroom!