Education & Awareness

Enrichment courses


Grade 9 Marine Science Explorer Course at the Aquarium


In stock

The Marine Science Explorer Course is perfect for Grade 9 learners who would like to learn more about the functioning of our environment and ocean with dynamic content that builds on the school curriculum and provides great enrichment for any learner interested in marine life.

Dates: 13, 20 & 27 August and 3, 10 & 17 September 2022
Location: Two Oceans Aquarium, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
Times: 09h00 to 14h30 daily
Cost: R800 per child (please find further information below if sponsorship is required)
Application closing date: 29 July 2022

Payment and sponsorships:
Sponsored placements are available for 15 Grade 9 learners who show an interest in marine sciences and who wish to pursue a career in that field. An additional 25 spaces are available at R800 a learner. Paid spaces are guaranteed, provided participants are in grade 9. Learners need internet access to download course notes.

Applicants can complete the information form below before checkout. Applicants seeking sponsorship can download the application form and information pack here. Please note: Application for sponsorship requires the submission of a motivation video.

Examples of course content
  • Introduction to Marine Sciences & related careers
  • South African Shoreline and Marine Ecosystems
  • Basic Classification, Life Processes & Ecological Concepts
  • Understanding basic oceanography concepts
    • Physical Properties of Water
    • Tides
    • Salinity
  • Introduction to evolution and vertebrate classes

Application Form

Participant's details

Note: This course is only available to Grade 9s. Non-qualifying applicants will be rejected and refunded.
Note: In-person course attendance takes place at the Two Oceans Aquarium, Cape Town, South Africa

Parent/guardian details

Please remember to submit your motivation video to

In stock