Pupils between 5 and 7 are inspired by our collection of artefacts and activities designed to encourage enquiry and stimulate discussion about the natural world and conservation.

For detailed lesson plans and objectives please see our Downloadable Resources.

SCIENCE: STAYING ALIVE

How are our bodies like those of marine creatures? How are they different? Observe and compare animal characteristics in this enjoyable multi-activity workshop which uses live animals. The session links with KS1 Science Units ‘Animals, including humans’ and ‘Living things and their habitats.

For detailed lesson plan and objectives please click here

SCIENCE: BESIDE THE SEASIDE

Last night there was a big storm in the North Sea and some of the seaside animals got lost - can you help them get home? This multi-activity workshop takes the children on a seaside journey where they investigate the diversity of the seaside habitats and the range of animals that make their homes there and why. The session links with the Science programme of study: Working Scientifically, Animals, including humans and Living things and their habitats.

For detailed lesson plan and objectives please click here

SCIENCE AND CITIZENDSHIP: CARING FOR OUR OCEANS

Take a trip with Kal the Killer Whale on a journey around the five oceans of the world in search of food and a family. During Kal’s travels, the whale encounters different animals who need help. Children explore the effect of plastics on the ocean, the animals that live there and begin to think about what action they can take to help the planet.

For detailed lesson plan and objectives please click here

GEOGRAPHY AND SCIENCE: MY POLAR HOME

This multi-activity workshop allows children to investigate polar animals in their habitats, with a particular focus on penguins and polar bears. With the help of NASA images and the fantastic 3D revolving Magic Planet children understand where the cold places of the world are.This KS1 session links with science work on habitats and with geography work on oceans and temperature zones of the world.

For detailed lesson plan and objectives please click here

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The Deep is open daily from 10am – 6pm Monday - Friday and 9am - 6pm weekends & school holidays (last entry 5pm)

Car parking is available at a cost of £3 for six hours. It can become full during school holidays – alternative car parks can be found here.

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Adult £16.50
Child (3 - 15) £13.00
Under 3s/Essential carers FREE
Student*/Senior £15.50

* Students must provide a valid NUS card or proof of age is required for school/sixth form students

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