Introduction to Marine Biology for TeensRegister
Marine Dimensions’ popular Introduction to Marine Biology course has been developed as an option for young people considering a career in marine biology, as well as secondary level students who would just like to know more about Ireland’s fascinating marine environment. Designed to run over a period of five days, the course covers a wide range of marine topics, including practical hands on demonstrations of techniques regularly used by biologists, eg survey skills, fish dissections etc. Students also have the option of including outdoor adventure activities such as snorkelling and SCUBA diving in their course programme. This unique course is available to students through our School of Marine Biology and as a private option for individual schools.
The course includes:
• Our Introduction to Marine Biology lecture series and course notes, including stunning slide shows of Ireland’s marine life.
• An in depth tour of the Sea Life Centre in Bray, with opportunities to get up close with a diverse range of marine animals.
• A fun filled trip to the seashore, including a lesson on how to identify animals and plants that typify our coasts.
• Instruction by qualified and experienced marine biologists, including career advice for students wishing to pursue marine biology as a career.
• A porpoise watching, seal watching and bird watching day on Bray Head.
• Participation in our marine conservation projects, eg. The Purse Search Shark and Ray Eggcase Sightings Scheme.
• A Certificate of Course Attendance.
• Outdoor activity options, including snorkelling and SCUBA diving.
Price includes entrance to the Sea Life Centre in Bray, 20 hrs tuition by qualified marine biologists, transport to field sites, a marine wildlife education pack, a certificate of course attendance and public liability insurance.
We are offering a 5% discount for early bird bookings (made at least 6 months in advance). There is also a sibling or group discount of 5% for bookings of more than one child. This discount will be automatically applied to your account when you are registering and paying for an additional child.