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Education Weeks

All Education Week programs run from 10:00am until 2:00pm, with arrival between 9:20am and 9:50am.
 

Upcoming Education Weeks

Unwrapping Egypt
February 21 to 24, 2017
$12 per student
Uncover over 3,000 years of history, culture and mystery from one of the world's greatest civilizations. Reveal the secrets of the ancient Egyptian language as a prominent scribe. Get wrapped up in the world of ancient embalmers and learn what it takes to mummify a body. Explore the tools and methods used by ancient Egyptian artisans to create the structures that Egypt is so famous for, and then put your building skills to the test in a structure building competition - all led by in-character facilitators! 
Curriculum connections: Grade 4 Social Sciences, Language Arts, and Science and Technology 
 
Aboriginal Intersections 
March 27-31, 2017
$12 per student 
Stories unite us. They come from the traditions of the wampum weavers of the Six Nations and of oral storytellers sharing tales of Turtle Island. But they are also being explored by emerging Aboriginal artists. This program bridges the gap between traditional and contemporary Aboriginal storytellers by exposing students to mediums explored by members from several First Nations. Students will participate and contribute to all of these methods of storytelling. 
Curriculum connections: Grades 1-6 Social Studies: Heritage and Identity 
 
Medieval Week 
April 24-28, 2017 
$12 per student
Students will be immersed in hands-on medieval activities: try on medieval-style clothing and armour, create a decorative illuminated manuscript, concoct medieval medicines and remedies, witness a falconry demonstration and of course, master the art of medieval combat - all led by in-character facilitators! 
Curriculum connections: Grade 4 Social Students: Heritage and Identity: Early Societies, 3000BCE-1500CE
 

Education Weeks in the 2017-2018 School Year

S.T.E.M: Destination Imagination
$12 per student
Celebrate the official launch of our brand new MakerSpace, The Underground Studio, by participating in a day of interactive activities meant to level up your class on S.T.E.M! Make, tinker, build, and connect with professionals from Waterloo Region's tech sector to showcase the potential of pursuing S.T.E.M-based careers! It all starts here. 
Curriculum connections: Grade 6 Science and Technology 

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