Jewels of Arabia Programmes

The Jewels of Arabia program at The Ocean School is designed to showcase the amazing habitats and species of the UAE. Students aged 6 to 18 years will learn about a variety of the country’s beautiful habitats, ranging from mangroves, to deserts and wadis. The program will also teach students about dozens of resident species including the Arabian Oryx, Flamingos, Sea Turtles and many more. Local traditions and UAE culture, including the history of pearl diving, are also highlighted.

The program offers an interactive, informative, and inspiring journey through Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, where students will learn about varied aquatic environments and interact with a diverse range of marine life. Students will also get exclusive access to the Back-of-House area, where they will learn about the behind-the-scenes operations of Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo. The program is split into three separate age groups to cater to the interests and learning processes of children in grades 1-3, grades 4-6, and grades 7-9.

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Designed for students in grades 1-3, this program is designed to foster an appreciation for the unique features of the UAE and includes an introduction to cultures, habitats and animals of the region.

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Prepared for students in grades 4-6, this program brings awareness to native species and local conservation initiatives. Students will be given an introduction into developing their own species survival plan. 

Program Factsheet

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  • Educational workbook that can be discussed in the classroom.
  • New knowledge and an invaluable experience!
  • Return voucher