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EDUCATIONAL DEPARTMENT

Learning

Acquario di livorno is committed to ensuring that its public is able to enjoy important and entertaining experiences, developing display itineraries that are exciting and full of surprises, a fantastic journey to accompany all our guests in their exploration of the sea and its secrets.

 

 

Acquario di Livorno approaches to the world of education, catering a multilevel and multi grade offer of educational activities, created by the Educational Department of Costa Edutainment S.p.A., following the principle of educational entertainment and privileging a deductive approach to learning.

 

Activities range from guided tour to themed tours, from didactical laboratories to the special "Behind the scenes"  tour, each one fulfilling to the Acquario di Livorno's mission to increase environmental  awareness to protection and knowledge of the environment (in particular the marine) among general public and young generations.
Activities are held for minimum 15 paying persons. 

 

NEWS 2018/2019 - LEAFCUTTING ANTS
 
On the first floor of the structure, a real anthill where you can admire the leafcutting ants. From the so-called "Nest-case", on the two sides of the room, they run two paths of transparent acrylic used by the ants to transport the fragments of leaf from the second case called "Reserve of Leaves" and placed at the bottom of the room.


NEW DIDACTICAL OFFER 2018/2019

 

  • FOCUS "THE LEAFCUTTING ANTS TEACH US THE CONSERVATION" for Primary (starting from the 3rd class), Secondari I° and II° 
 
  • FOCUS "THE BIODIVERSITY OF MEDITERRANEAN SEA" for Primary (starting from the 3rd class), Secondari I° and II°per Scuola Primaria (dalla 3° classe)
 
  • COMBINED OFFER "ACQUARIO DI LIVORNO + MUSEO DELLA CITTA' DI LIVORNO"
SPECIAL PROJECT FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL OF LIVORNO - MIC LEAFCUTTING ANT DISCOVER THE WORLD (painting project)

 

The spectacular replicas of the different environments make of Acquario di Livorno the perfect place for learning: teachers can guide their classes in analysis and study of special topics related to marine environment.

 

In respect of the educational and environmental awareness that distinguishes Acquario di Livorno, students will be active participants in observing, comparing and thinking with the aim of raising in them a proactive behaviour towards environmental conservation and protection.

 

 

 

 

 

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Education

Our Educational and Cultural Department aims to be an authentic reference point for all teachers intending to include a visit to the Acquario di Livorno in their annual teaching programme, offering visits with experts and projects with workshop activities.

During the course of each project, students are able to investigate a range of topics by means of direct experiences using special instruments.

 

COMBINE THE ACTIVITIES AND FIND THE BEST SOLUTION FOR YOUR CLASS!

Are you a teacher? You will have the opportunity to create a taillored visit choosing and combining different activities, that can be found in the Educational Brochure 2018/2019.

 

Activities take place in groups of minumum 15 paying people.

Upon reservation for school groups, Acquario di Livorno is open every day of the year.

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Educational brochure 2018-2019

Download our educational programmes for the 2018/2019 season and discover all the new proposals!



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