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Maritime Discovery
 
A self-guided maritime experience relevant to a range of learning areas including: environments; transport; history, exploration and migration. Maritime Discovery
Levels: 3-12 more
 
Day at the Port
 

 

A self-guided play and discovery based maritime experience relevant to a range of learning areas including: environments; transport; history, exploration and migration.

 

Day at the Port
Levels: P-2 more
 

Dolphin Detectives

Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary Programs

 

Learn about the Port River dolphin pod, their environment and the issues they face. Find out how you can take action and be involved in making a difference.

Finding Billie
Levels: 3-9 more
 
Dolphin Discovery
 

Learn about the Port River dolphin pod through play and hands-on experiences. Find out how you can take action and be involved in making a difference.

 

Dolphin Discovery
Levels: P-2 more
 

Bound for South Australia

Digital iPad Inquiry

 

Students use iPads to complete challenges and record responses through photos, video, audio, and written observations. Explore the reasons behind human migration. Discover how migration journeys to Australia have changed over time.

 

Levels: 4 - 6 more
   
Diversity at Sea
 
Join Gavin the Leafy Seadragon in this program presented by SA Maritime Museum and the Department for Environment and Natural Resources. Discover the marine bioregions and associated marine parks within South Australia.

Levels: R-4

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History Day
 
Explore the Port Adelaide Maritime precinct from an historical and heritage perspective. Self-guided. History Day
Levels: 7-12 more
 
Life Onboard
 
Join us on a journey and discover what it was like to eat, sleep, work, play and learn onboard migrant voyages to South Australia in the 1800s. Life Oboard
Levels: 4 -10 more
 
Wrecked!

Wrecked! Tragedy and the Southern Seas. Hear the disastrous stories of some of our state’s 850 shipwrecks. Use problem solving strategies to uncover the mysteries of the deep and processes used in exploration and excavation.

Wrecked

Levels: 2-6

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Explorers
 

 

Engage in a workshop to learn about European exploration of the South Australian coast.  This program is supported by our Explorers exhibition, First Voyages, Charting South Australia. Students engage in a range of hands-on and interacitve experiences to explore the concepts of journeys,  exploration, environmental science, marine biology, maritime history, archaeology, art, navigation, botany and life at sea.

Levels: 4 - 10

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  Digging up the Past  

The One and All

 
       
 
The Maritime Museum and surrounding streets hold many clues to the history of the area. This program explores a local archeological excavation and provides hands-on experiences, using primary sources to interpret the past.

Levels: R-6

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This program is offered twice yearly. Please see Calendar of Events for dates.

Students participate in a one hour tour of the vessel, engaging in hands on activities to learn about life onboard a tall ship in the 19th century.

Levels: 3 - 10

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