School Holiday Activities

Escape the winter weather

There's always something new at the Naturaliste Marine Discovery Centre (NMDC) and the July school holidays (7-18 July 2008) are no exception!

Girl using microscope

As well as exploring our vibrant displays and getting 'hands-on' at the rock pool, visitors will be able to colour in their own souvenir badge; discover Stormy Treasures at our touch table - including shells, cuttlebones and even a shark egg case; and participate in school holiday activities.

Badge Making

Date: Daily
Time: 10am to 4pm
Cost: $1 per badge

Coral Creations

Date: Monday 7 July & Monday 14 July 2008
Time: 1:30pm to 3pm
Cost: $12 (includes entry into the NMDC)
*Minimum age of 6 years old

What do mushroom, staghorn, brain, plate, leaf, and vase all have in common? They are all types of coral! Get creative by designing and painting your own environmentally friendly carry bag to take home, while discovering more about the amazing coral reefs of Western Australia.

Bare Bones Science

Date: Wednesday 9 July & Wednesday 16 July 2008
Time: 1:30pm to 3pm
Cost: $12 (includes entry into the NMDC)
*Minimum age of 10 years old

Held in our learning laboratory, you can do a fish dissection and microscope work just like a real fisheries scientist! Find out what your fish ate for lunch and how fisheries scientists age fish.

Sea Monkeys Rock

Date: Friday 11 July & Friday 18 July 2008
Time: 10:30am to 12pm
Cost: $12 (includes entry into the NMDC)
*Minimum age of 8 years old

What has eleven pairs of legs, three eyes and breathes through its feet? The answer is of course Sea Monkeys! Sea Monkeys are tiny crustaceans - discover even more about these amazing little critters when you join us to see why sea monkeys rock. You even get to take your new pets home with you!

Boy aerating sea monkeys

Bookings are essential so please call 9203 0339 to reserve your place!


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