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In this exciting hands-on workshop, students will discover how aquatic animals survive in their habitats.

Discover how the bodies of freshwater animals are perfectly suited to help them survive in their habitat whilst examining an amazing selection of real Museum objects.

Dress as jellyfish, frogs or crabs, imitate their movements, and consider how (and why) they move like that. Examine a stuffed caiman, shark’s jaw and lobster, and identify the adaptations that help them to catch their prey… or defend themselves from predators.

The cost of the workshop also includes timed access for the class to the Aquarium (please note – this is not private access) outside the workshop.

Please be aware that the Aquarium is popular on Tuesday mornings, so you may wish to book this session at quieter times of the week.

Key info

Suitable for: KS1

Age Groups: 5-7

Subjects: Geography

Topics: Animals, Living Things & Habitats, Local Wildlife, Team Building, Aquatic Creatures

Type: At Venue

Duration: 60 minutes

Cost: £75 plus VAT for non-fee paying schools, and a higher rate for fee-paying schools

Dates: Ongoing

Max. Group Size: 30

SEND: Yes - suitable for students with SEND

We regularly check that the costs and information are the latest and most up-to-date. However, please contact us directly if you need any further information or have a particular question. Unless specified otherwise, all prices include VAT.

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