Primary School Visits

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Primary School Visits to Seaton Jurassic

A visit to Seaton Jurassic is a perfect way to bring learning to life. We offer a range of sessions linked to the curriculum. We aim for all young people to come away having experienced the wonders of the natural world, past and present, in a fun, hands on and engaging way.

Girl looking into the exhibits at Seaton Jurassic

Seaton Jurassic Experience

Travel through time from the Victorian age of discovery to the Jurassic marine environment and emerge shrunken in our present day rockpool area. Then explore the garden which represents a range of habitats from the local area. Find out how living things have adapted and survived to be part of our natural heritage today.

Duration: approx. 1.5hrs+

Cost: £3 per child

Mary Anning

Discover the life story of the remarkable Mary Anning and how her discoveries changed geology and science forever. Learn about her fossil finds and make your own fossil to take home.

Duration: 1.5hrs

Cost: £3 per child

Survival

Can you survive in our wild area? Join us to sharpen your survival skills, build a den and find out how our furry and feathered friends survive the winter.

Duration: 1.5-2hrs

Cost: £3 per child

Rockpool safari at Seaton

Living coasts

Devon’s coast is alive with a whole host of exciting and inspiring wildlife. Enjoy exploring the seashore, learn to identify some common wildlife using ID charts, discover the adaptations, life cycles and survival strategies of these wonderful creatures.

Duration: approx 1.5-2.5 hrs. (Tide dependent)

Cost: £3 per child

Living Things and Habitats

Explore our garden and wildlife area to bring science to life. Through activities, games and investigation children will learn simple classification of living things, use ID charts and keys to identify wildlife and learn the gruesome truth about these creatures and their lifecycles. There may be time for a story and clay art too.

Duration: 1.5 – 2.5hrs
Cost £3 per child

Fossils

Explore our garden as a palaeontologist and piece together our mysterious fossil fragments. Discover how fossils are created, some of the different types and what they tell us about our past then make a modern day fossil to take home.

Duration: 1.5hrs

Cost: £3 per child