Education

A Fishy Love Story: Courtship in Marine Animals

13 February, 2019


One thing that really grabs our attention in those popular nature documentaries is the many different forms that courtship can take on in the animal kingdom: the fascinating dances of the birds, the pirouettes of the dolphins… but, have you ever wondered what courtship looks like underwater?   What’s Courtship? A definitive courtship is rare […]

Can You Dig It?

16 October, 2018


Can You Dig It? It’s time to journey back in time because you’re about to dig up the past and discover everything there is to know about the ancient giants that once roamed the Earth. This October you’re going to become a fossil hunter and solve mysteries from millions of years ago. When you’ve explored […]

What Can We Learn About Earth by Studying Fossils & Skeletons?

15 October, 2018


They’ve been around for hundreds of years and give scientists and researchers huge insights into the creation and evolution of animals – both past and present. Through studying fossils and old skeletons, we can study the lives of creatures that lived hundreds – even thousands! – of years ago. How do you think we know […]

Win an Annual Pass for your Class

18 September, 2018


It’s time to get out of the classroom and take your students on an adventure beneath the waves! We’re giving a lucky local school the chance to win an annual CLASS PASS (up to 40 students), and give students the opportunity to become young marine biologists. Your students will learn everything from conservation to how […]

The Truth About Jaws

8 June, 2018


Earlier this month we had a visit from the Edinburgh International Film Festival and members of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra to take promotional shots ahead of their theatrical showing of JAWS – In Concert. To coincide with this thrilling experience, we’ve taken the opportunity to share the truth about the predators of our oceans, […]

Keeping Fish in the Classroom: 4 Things Your Pupils Need to Know

20 October, 2017


St Margaret’s RC Primary School reached out to us for some expert advice on caring for their goldfish. In response, one of our resident zoologists, Kate Cooper, paid a visit to the South Queensferry school to show the pupils a few tips and tricks on caring for their classroom pet and on the upkeep of […]

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