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WEEKEND CLASS

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Junior Ornithologist

 
 
Ever wonder why Mai Po Nature Reserve is known as a bird paradise?  

Join our Junior Ornithologist programme for your kids to see first-hand the thousands of passage migrants that pass through the reserve every year. Suitable for children age 9-12, the programme allows kids to discover the world of ornithology while developing patience and observation skills through bird watching, games and a various other activities, including keeping a “wild journal”.   

Rundown 

Dates: 3 April, 10 April, 18 April 2021
 
  • Explore the only wetland nature reserve in Hong Kong
  • Fun games about birds
  • Observe and record migratory birds
  • Handicraft-making

Junior Urban Ecologist

 
 
Join our Junior Urban Ecologist programme and discover Hong Kong’s rich and extraordinary urban biodiversity in city parks and natural coastlines. Through games and observation at Tai Po Waterfront Park and our Island House Conservation Studies Centre, children and parents will learn about the relationship between organisms and environment, while nurturing their interest in local species. 

Rundown 

Dates: 25 April, 15 May, 29 May 2021
  
  • Learn about urban ecology through interactive games 
  • Discover urban biodiversity using the iNaturalist app 
  • Natural coastal exploration 
  • Study the structure of various organisms under the microscope
* Each child must be accompanied by at least 1 adult 

Junior Oceanographer

 
 
Experience the work of an oceanographer at Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park!  Through exploration of our marine environment, children will learn how to observe organisms from the sandy beaches as well as microscopic plankton; and to investigate seawater quality and its impact on marine life. The programme content aligns with General Studies curriculum and STEM education. 

Rundown

Dates: 8 May, 30 May, 12 June, 19 June 2021
 
  • Coastal exploration 
  • Using scientific equipment to find out the characteristics of seawater
  • Plankton observation 
  • Coral observation aboard glass-bottom boat