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Marine Life gallery visit


Years F-VCE
Terms 1-4  Monday–Friday


School programs and resources

Dive in and discover Victoria's marine life, explore stunning sponge gardens and vibrant seagrass beds, examine sharks jaws and be amazed by a giant 10-metre long squid.

Your students can investigate underwater ecosystems, inspect animal adaptations, and explore marine habitats.

Curriculum links

Biological Science

Foundation - Level 2

  • Living things have a variety of external features and live in different places where their basic needs, including food, water and shelter, are met

Level 3 - 4

  • Living things can be grouped on the basis of observable features and can be distinguished from non-living things

Level 5 - 6

  • Living things have structural features and adaptations that help them to survive in their environment

Level 7 - 8

  • Interactions between organisms can be described in terms of food chains and food webs and can be affected by human activity

Level 9 - 10

  • Ecosystems consist of communities of interdependent organisms and abiotic components of the environment