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Young & Junior Biologists

Young Biologists hard at work in the field. Young Biologists hard at work in the field.

Young Biologist Course

The Environmental Education Centre at the Two Oceans Aquarium, with the support of De Beers Marine, offers an annual course for grade 10 learners who are enthusiastic about marine and coastal ecology.

This course runs during the September holidays and can accommodate up to 50 young people.

The aims of this course

  • To offer an enrichment course using a hands-on approach to the study of marine and terrestrial environments including rocky shores, sandy shores, fynbos and wetlands.

  • To develop leadership and social skills.

  • To encourage students to study further in marine or environmental sciences.

  • To train students to volunteer front of house and behind the scenes at the Two Oceans Aquarium.

Junior Biologists get hands-on experience. Junior Biologists get hands-on experience.

Junior Biologist Course

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The Environmental Education Centre at the Two Oceans Aquarium offers an annual course for grade 6 learners who are enthusiastic about marine and other natural sciences.

This course is run over three weekends  or three days during school holidays and can accommodate up to 40 young people.

The aim of this course is to challenge and inspire young pupils

  • To develop an interest and respect for our oceans.

  • To increase their fascination with the diversity of sea life.

  • To be more aware of environmental issues.

  • To develop leadership and social skills.

  • To encourage students to study further in marine or environmental sciences.