Aquarium “Sea World”
Aquarium “Sea World” was founded on October 2, 1992. when the governor of Jakarta, Mr. Vyogo Atmodarminto, laid the foundation stone to mark the start of construction of houses for underwater inhabitants. Today, “Sea World” is the largest aquarium in Southeast Asia. The building with surrounding buildings and territories covers an area of more than three hectares, only one main building – is about 4.5 thousand sq. M of multiple exposures.
The concept of the aquarium is rooted in the mentality of the maritime power in the world, which consists of more water than land. The thread of the 17,000 Indonesian islands stretches more than 5,000 kilometers and forms the coastline of 81,000 kilometers, fringed by coral reefs, famous for its biological diversity. Aquarium “Sea World” is a window wide open, giving everyone an opportunity to see with their own eyes and learn more about the precious and fragile marine life in Indonesia.
The main objective of the aquarium is very simple – to expand the horizons of visitors, entertaining them or providing appropriate educational programs. This is the first offshore development in Indonesia, which uses entertainment and educational concept based on what people can simultaneously watch or participate in underwater adventures, and improve their understanding of living beings and nature that will eventually lead to an understanding of their enduring role for the Environment medium. The mission of the aquarium is in three components: education, recreation and the environment.
The main aquarium sharks, rays and thousands of representatives of 351 species of animals are so close that they could be touched, if not walls 80-meter acrylic tunnel. For the convenience of visitors, the tunnel is equipped with a moving walkway. The area of the aquarium is 38 x 24 m, depth ranges from 4.5 to 6 m, and allows you to accommodate the volume of 5 million liters of seawater. Due to its size is the largest marine aquarium in Southeast Asia. The animals were fed daily with hands divers. View this fascinating spectacle can be at a specially organized show with a guide-lecturer through a large window in the room, which is called the amphitheater. On the second floor is an observation deck, which allows you to admire the main inhabitants of the aquarium top. Closer to communicate with the animals and feed them in the presence of personnel in the special pool. The main aquarium inhabited by dugongs, sea turtles, coral reef ecosystem is reproduced. Continue reading
The “Marine life”
Objective: Creation of conditions for the education of ecological culture and the development of cognitive and creative abilities of children.
expand the representation of children of the inhabitants of the deep sea, forming the ability to think;
develop logical thinking skills based on a comparison of the facts, the results of observations to make findings and conclusions;
develop aesthetic perception of the world, the ability to see beautiful;
develop the ability to listen to the sounds of nature;
develop cognitive interest, creative abilities;
use a variety of non-traditional art – graphic art;
learn to protect the environment;
Expected project results
own concepts of “sea animals”, “fish”, “shellfish”;
have a simple understanding of some features of the structure of the body in relation to their life in the water, their method of movement (swimming, crawling), methods of concealment of the uniqueness of each species;
to know about the relationship with the other inhabitants;
have an understanding of the relationship of human activity and the environment;
to form initial skills environmentally literate behavior in nature;
be descriptive story of marine life with the support schemes. Continue reading