Whale (Secondary 4 - 6) - Liberal Studies

Explore Your Daily Life, Connect with the Community

There are so many stimulating experiences around us. A drop of tap water, a wonderful seafood meal, a moisturising hand cream - all of these could inspire students to explore the world around them in any number of ways. The following unique activities are suitable for students who take up Liberal Studies. Learning through everyday life can be a fun educational experience!

    Part I: Education Programme (2.5 hours)

    LOHAS Companion

    • Understand how different lifestyles impact the natural environment through investigating our daily activities
    • Learn what an Ecological Footprint is and explore how LOHAS can help with the problem of Ecological Overshoot
    • Visit our Adventures in Australia and learn how to apply its lessons to the LOHAS lifestyle

    Sustainable Seafood

    • Visit the Grand Aquarium and learn about the behaviour of fish and the impact of trawling upon the marine ecosystem
    • Understand the roles of fishermen and the government in the implementation of sustainable fishery through drama activity
    • Promote the concept of sustainable seafood to visitors through an interactive game

    Every Drop Counts

    • Analyse the importance of water in our daily lives, in economics and in environmental conservation
    • Investigate visitors’ understanding and their attitudes towards water resources through interviews and observations
    • Study the impact of a water conservancy project through acting as different stakeholders in a role play

    Rainforest Crisis

    • Explore the animals and plants in the Rainforest
    • Investigate the applications of palm oil through different activities
    • Discuss the importance of the roles of consumers and actively involve ourselves in conserving the rainforest

    Part II: Self-Visit (until 15:30)

    Students have the chance to explore Ocean Park on their own and discover more about the various everyday issues affecting us.

    Location Programme Course Capacity (Students) Time
    The Waterfront Sustainable Seafood 20 - 40 10:00-12:30 / 12:30-15:00
    The Waterfront LOHAS Companion 20 - 30 10:00-12:30 / 12:30-15:00
    The Summit# Every Drop Counts 20 - 30 10:00-12:30 / 12:30-15:00
    The Summit# Rainforest Crisis 20 - 30 10:00-12:30 / 12:30-15:00

    # One-way travelling time between the Ocean Park Main Entrance and The Summit is about 45 minutes. Please allow sufficient time to reach the course location and return from Ocean Park.

    All participants should enter Ocean Park at the same time. Teachers should approach our Ticketing Office for the admission procedure upon arrival at Ocean Park. Please then proceed to the designated gathering location as explained in the Teacher’s Notice.

      Programme Feeˇ Stay-behind Surcharge
    Student (Per person) HK$140 HK$30
    Teacher (Per person) HK$225 N/A

    ˇIncludes educational programme and self-visit at the Park until 15:30

    Ocean Park issues 1 complimentary teacher's ticket for every 10 student tickets purchased per group, so they can accompany students to the classroom session. An extra programme fee applies for any additional teacher to enter the Park. Students cannot use the complimentary teacher tickets, and vice versa. All participants are expected to leave Ocean Park after the education programme. Participants who would like to remain at the Park and enjoy its facilities after the programme must apply in advance and pay a stay-behind surcharge.

    The programme fees are valid until 31 August 2018.

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