Key Stage 1

Strands 1-4: Primary

KS1 Strand 1 Interdependence

KS1 Strand 2 Movement and Energy

KS1 Strand 3 Place

KS1 Strand 4 Change Over Time

Strand 1How plants and animals rely on each other within the natural world
Variety of plant and animal life in the world around us Range of animal zones present at Exploris
Recognise that there are different environments in which plants and animals can live together IMTA tank
Strand 1The effect of people on the natural environment over time
To be aware that human waste can be harmful for living things in the environment Pollution & Climate change exhibits
To recognise changes that people have made to the environment over time Anthropogenic mediated climate change, Vikings, Pirates
That human activity can create waste in variety of ways Pollution exhibits
Strand 2How and why people and animals move
That animals move in a variety of ways
How seasonal change causes animals to move Migrations of animals on display and seasonal visitors to Strangford
How people in the past travelled from place to place Vikings & Pirates cove
The weather affects the movement of people, goods and animals Pirates, Vikings and animal zones
Strand 3How place influences animal and plant life
That living things in any given place can be sorted into plants and animals Animal zones, geographic ranges of the tropical species
About some of the different plants and animals from a variety of places Animal zones, geographic ranges of the tropical species
Strand 3Ways in which living things depend on and adapt to their environment
How colour is used in the natural environment (camouflage, protection) Animal zones e.g. octopus, fox face rabbit fish, rays
Some of the ways people in the past relied on their environment Vikings & Pirates cove
Strand 4Ways in which change occurs in the natural environment
How living things grow and change Animal zones-Rainforest
Strand 4Positive and negative changes and how we have a responsibility to make an active contribution
How we can reduce, reuse and recycle Pollution exhibit
About the impact of human activity on the environment Pollution & Climate Change exhibit
About problems with litter in the environment Pollution exhibit
About the impact of litter on living things and their environment Pollution exhibit
About their part in protecting the earth Pollution & Climate change exhibit
Education Programme Option 1 - Enhanced
£9.00
Lunch: add £3.25 per child
Goodie Bag: add £2.50 per child
Book Now or call 028 4272 8062
Guided Exploris tour with our aquarist who will provide a tailored tour relating to your chosen specific topic within the curriculum strand.
Discovery pool demonstration and use of our multi-function room for workshop on your topic of choice (e.g. dissection/practical session).
Option of reptile/otter/fish feeding session.
Storyboard sessions - foundation level, key stages 1 and 2.
Education Programme Option 2 - Guided
£7.00
Lunch: add £3.25 per child
Goodie Bag: add £2.50 per child
Book Now or call 028 4272 8062
Guided Exploris tour (booked aquarist) providing a tailored tour relating to relevant topic within key stage programme,
Discovery pool demonstration and
Option of reptile/otter/fish feeding session.
Education Programme Option 3 - self-guided
£5.00
Lunch: add £3.25 per child
Goodie Bag: add £2.50 per child
Book Now or call 028 4272 8062
Discovery pool session in Viking room on arrival.
Tour the aquarium at own pace guided by teacher.