About The Program
A rare opportunity to join the EcoCentre’s Marine experts team and dive into the secrets of Port Phillip Bay. Find out what lies beneath in our blue backyard, and bring your best questions about snorkeling, diving and what calls our Bay home.
Key Concepts & Questions
• What sort of marine animals live in our local waters?
Why is Port Phillip Bay unique?
• What impacts are humans having on the marine environment (such as Port Phillip Bay)?
How can we look after the bay?
Excursion Duration:45-50 minutes
Group Size:Up to 50 students per session
Cost:$150 to $440 +GST (depending on number of educators)
• F-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 (VCSSU042)
• 3-4 Science knowledge helps people to understand the effects of their actions (VCSSU056)
• 5-6 Living things have structural features and adaptations that help them to survive in their environment (VCSSU074)
• 5-6 The growth and survival of living things are affected by the physical conditions of their environment (VCSSU075)
• 7-8 Ways that flows of water connect places as they move through the environment and the ways this affects places (VCGGK106)
• 7-8 Interactions between organisms can be described in terms of food chains and food webs and can be affected by human activity (VCSSU093)
• 9-10 Ecosystems consist of communities of interdependent organisms and abiotic components of the environment; matter and energy flow through these systems (VCSSU121)
This incursion is delivered online using Zoom. A teacher and class can join the session from the classroom or remotely from home. A meeting link and instructions will be sent out with the booking confirmation. Minimum group size is 20, maximum group size is 50.
An invoice will be forwarded after the incursion is completed. The fee covers our program’s administration costs. Please book your incursion at least 7 days in advance – we are unable to accept last-minute bookings.