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SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

1-5 Wheat Road, Darling Harbour

Sydney 2000

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Open Thursday - Monday 10am - 4pm (Last entry 3pm)
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

Extra Teacher Resources

Inspiration for the classroom!

Celebrating one of the coolest Dads in the animal world!

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To celebrate all dads great and small this Father's Day, we have created a cool pop-up penguin card activity for any child to complete to show how much they love their dad!

Example of what the pop up card looks like

Simply CLICK HERE to download this activity and share with your class!

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Dive into Science Week with our educational resources!

Celebrate Science Week with us as we take you and your students on a journey into the deep blue. Through a series of live streamed videos and accompanying classroom resources we explore why sand is such an important part of the marine environment. 

Infographic showing times of the SEA LIFE live stream videos 

You can also find the above videos on our YouTube channels once the live stream has aired, giving you the flexibility to share with your students on the smartboard, via digital devices or in google classroom. 

Download our free worksheet and coastal habitats poster here to share with your class.

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Get your class involved in Plastic Free July!

DID YOU KNOW?

We now use about 20 times more plastic than we did 50 years ago. Included in that plastic consumption are the 4.4 billion plastic straws that are used each year! For the month of July SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium are encouraging all schools to get involved in the Plastic Free July initiative and reduce plastic use within their school and community.

We've created several resources to help educate students on how to reduce their plastic and make plastic free alternatives. Download below!

Plastic Free July banner showing clownfish swimming

Plastic Free July facts poster and beeswax wrap craft

Waste-free lunch box activity 

Bottle cap turtle craft

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Celebrate Australia's cultural diversity!

We can learn a lot about relationships by studying animals and marine life and how they live in harmony with one another. Did you know that Cleaner Wrasse help other fish by cleaning parasites off them? There are so many of these incredible symbiotic relationships to discover! 


Challenge your students to think about animal habitats and the creatures that they live in harmony with by downloading our Harmony Day worksheet below! 

Harmony Day Worksheet

Download the Harmony Day worksheet here

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Download your FREE 2020 schools calendar!

 

2020 calendar

Click here to access your free calendar to help you plan the 2020 school year and decide when you might come and visit us at SEA LIFE Sydney with your class!

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Discover the Sharks of the Reef!

Download our FREE Shark Posters

Did you know there are over 400 species of sharks? We are lucky enough to have 13 of them here at SEA LIFE Sydney. To help educate your students on the importance of protecting sharks, we've put together some posters that can be used in the classroom. Click here to download them! 

Shark Poster 

Plus, don't miss our video below - Ghost Net Art Project's creation of a grey nurse shark sculpture made from recycled ghost nets acts as a reminder of the major threats that sharks face in the wild. 

Your students can come face to face with our sharks and discover all 13 species for themselves by opting for a guided or self-guided school excursion. Book yours here!

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Grey Nurse Shark Sculpture by Ghost Net Art Project - a reminder of the threats Sharks face in the wild


How your students can help protect Sea Turtles

A video and infographic to share with your class

In 2019 we opened an Animal Rescue Centre at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. Our dedicated team have the approved permits to rescue and rehabilitate animals before releasing them back into the wild. The very first patient was a Green Sea Turtle named Matilda - watch our video detailing her story here! 

sea turtle infographic

Download the infographic for your classroom here.

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Kids Love Slime!

Meet the creatures who make slime and then make your own!

Your students may not be surprised to learn that eels and squid are slippery and slimy, but how about a cute clownfish?? Learn some amazing facts, including a recipe for making your own slime, by downloading our classroom resource below! 

Slime Factsheet

Download our slime fact sheet here.

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Our teacher community on Facebook is growing! Like our page and stay in touch with our animal rescues, conservation projects, teacher events, competitions and more. 

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Plus you can find more great resources from Merlin Entertainments at Merlin's Education Toolbox. Choose from a wide range of educational worksheets on a huge variety of topics, inspirational video content from our attractions and creative craft activities that can be added into your lessons.

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