School and Student Events

Planning your own event and want an injection of Ocean Optimism from the team at the National Marine Aquarium? Look no further! Our Schools Officers are able to support all sorts of events, from Science Fairs to National exhibitions. 

KEY INFORMATION 

We can offer bespoke packages to suit whichever event you would like us to support: 

  • Bespoke packages featuring workshops, talks, shows and more available on request 
  • Prices start from as little as £75 per booking 

WORKSHOP OPPORTUNITIES 

Plastic Seas

Investigate the stomach contents of an Ocean creature and find out what we can do to help care for the Ocean. The original OCT plastic pollution experience. An ideal blend of curriculum and conservation-based learning.

under the knife workshop

Under the Knife

Under instruction from our marine experts, your students will carry out their own dissection. With opportunities to dissect fish or squid, many key curriculum concepts can be covered such as skeletal and muscular systems, nutrition and digestion.

Inventafish

Is there such a thing as the perfect fish… and can your students make it? This curriculum-linked, art-based workshop promotes observational skills, creativity, and problem solving as students strive to combine all the days’ learning to create a single, super-species. Includes VR experience!

lab session

Ocean Scientist

An introduction to science fun, for younger students. Young scientists will develop their experimental approach through a series of practical investigations linked to the Ocean. Expect puzzles, problems, fun and games… oh, and maybe the odd explosion!

TALKS & STEM SHOWS 

Ocean Careers Talk – Are your students interested in a career in Marine Science? How about Engineering, or animal husbandry? Our Team includes qualified teachers, engineers, and marine biologists with a passion for inspiring younger generations to achieve their potential. 

Slimy Seas Show – The Ocean is home to some of the planet’s most beautiful, graceful, and elegant animals…but it’s also home to the slimiest! This interactive Key Stage 1 / 2 STEM Show is all about making the most of a slippery situation! 

COSTS 

  • 90-minute workshop: £150 (inc. VAT) 
  • Assembly presentation or science show: £75 (inc. VAT) 
  • Interactive Exhibit Stand: £ price on enquiry 

BOOK NOW 

To arrange your School & Student Event appearance, or to find out more, contact our team at learning@oceanconservationtrust.org or call us direct on  01752 275233 

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The National Marine Aquarium (NMA) is the UK’s largest aquarium, located in Britain’s Ocean City, Plymouth. It is run by the Ocean Conservation Trust, a charity dedicated to connecting people with the Ocean.

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