Marineland openedin 1965 and evolved into a major Aotearoa tourist icon. Over four decades the zoo (either live capture or sanctuary) housed several species of marine wildlife, including 90 dolphins. Students will reflect on and analyse the different perspectives and values of the trainers, tourists, animals, protestors, as well as the economic benefits to the city. Using these different viewpoints, greenscreen technology and iconic imagery - they will step back in time and record an argument for or against the closure of Marineland.
Learning Areas and Strands: Social Sciences, English
Duration: 1.5 hours
Suitable for: Year 7 - 10
Availability: Begins Term 4, 2022. Ongoing.
Cost (per student): $2.50 primary, $4.50 secondary
Based in the museum classroom, your students will:
Learn about Marineland - the nostalgia and the controversy
Visit the Marineland exhibition to research their perspective and prepare a short debate for or against Marineland's closure
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