Year 4 Sealife Centre Trip

Can you remember all of the interesting facts we learnt on our trip to the Sealife Centre?

How many arms can a starfish have?
How long have jellyfish been around?
Why do penguins stand so still when they come out of the water?

What was your favourite part of your visit?

23 thoughts on “Year 4 Sealife Centre Trip

  1. Fish are vertebrate animals that live in the water. Vertebrate means they have a spinal cord surrounded by bone or cartilage.

    Fish have gills that extract oxygen from the water around them.

    There are over 30000 known species of fish.

    Some flatfish use camouflage to hide themselves on the ocean floor.

    Tuna can swim at speeds of up to 70 kph (43 mph).

    Relative to their body size, fish have small brains compared to most other animals.

    Fish are covered in scales which are often covered in a layer of slime to help their movement through water.

    Cleaner fish help out other fish by removing parasites and dead skin from their scales.

    Although jellyfish and crayfish have the word ‘fish’ in their name, they aren’t actually fish.

    Over 1000 fish species are threatened by extinction.

    Mermaids are mythological creatures with the tail of a fish and the upper half of a woman.

  2. Sea life was absolutely amazing! this was the best trip so far. I got a fact to tell you. If the algae is prolonged and the stress continues the coral will eventually die.

  3. Great video of our trip! We learned such a lot didn’t we! Extra points go to Leila and Saniya for doing some independent research of their own. Well done!

  4. my favorat part was when whent to look at the pugains and when we looked at all the cute animels but the shark was extreamly tearefing

  5. 1. There are over 2000 species of starfishes.
    2. Starfishes can have 40 arms.
    3. Jellyfishes has been around for 700 million years.
    4. It allows them to double or triple there swimming speed.
    5. My best part was when I saw the sharks.

  6. How many arms can a starfish have?
    Most species have five arms, but there are sea stars with ten, twenty or even forty arms.
    How long have jellyfish been around?
    Scientists have evidence that these creatures have been bobbing along in the world’s oceans for at least 500 million years

    By Faheem

  7. It definitely was an amazing trip. It was a shame the Octopus was hiding at the top of the tank. Never mind the penguins and sharks were good. I loved the underground tank.

  8. Starfish can have 14 arms.
    Jellyfish can be around all the times.
    When penguins go to the land and stay still because penguins lay there eggs.
    My favourite part was seeing the jellyfish.

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