Which Family? (Animal Classification and Identification): (Upper key stage 2 and 3) Animals can be grouped into different families, like the fish or mammal family. But in each family there is a huge variety of animals that come in all shapes and sizes. Discuss the groups that are present at the aquarium, the differences between […]
Life Cycles Under The Sea: (Key stage 2) The marine environment creates unique challenges to the cycle of life, some of which have been met with amazing adaptability. Follow some incredible animals from birth to adulthood as they strive to survive and reproduce. Also learn about threats to the survival of these animals and how […]
Who Lives Where? Habitats: (Key Stage 1) Investigate the various habitats you will find at Blue Reef Aquarium and learn all about how animals adapt to their habitats to help them survive. How do harbour seals keep warm in icy water? How do animals avoid their predators using camouflage?
Rock Pool Encounter: (Can be tailored to any Key stage) Meet our real life rock pool creatures in an interactive, hands on encounter. Learn all about these fascinating animals and how they have adapted to survive in one of the toughest habitats on earth.
The first of a quartet of Little Snowdogs is making itself at home after arriving at Tynemouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium. The miniature sculpture is part of the Great North Snowdogs Trail, which officially starts on Monday, September 19th, and features more than 60 full size Snowdog statues dotted around the North East. […]