A visit to the Save Our Seas Shark Centre has been a much anticipated Grade Two field trip. Three classes have been so far and it has been an amazing experience to say the least. The children listened to a short talk about the tides and were told what creatures to expect to see at low tide. A short walk over the road took them to the Dalebrook rocky seashore to see what had been said put into practice.
It was so exciting seeing starfish, sea urchins, shark eggs, barnacles and an octopus . The children were told not to drop, pull or squeeze these protected creatures and to leave the rock pools the way they found them.
We ate our lunch outside the centre, followed by some awesome, hands-on activities. We also learnt why sharks are important to the ecosystem. The children rounded up the trip with a quick splash in the tidal pool.
We feel so strongly about preserving our sea life that we have donated the proceeds from this field trip to the Shark Spotter Foundation.
Thank you to the moms and dads who were able to help us with lifts. We so appreciate your time.
Mrs Huntley’s class will be going on the Field Trip next Tuesday, 1 November. Pictures to follow.