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Education Programs

Introducing THEMUSEUM+ Online Learning. With diverse exhibitions and engaging programs, we are proud to offer an extensive range of museum experiences designed to support and enhance the lessons taught in your classrooms. All of our programs are offered using the D2L Brightspace platform to ensure easy registration and participation.

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Interested in participating in one of our Education Programs? Check out pricing here.

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Primary and Junior Programs

Permanent Programs

With direct connections to the curriculum, permanent programs enrich classroom learning.

Descriptions

Along the Lines of Colour (K – Gr. 3)

Curriculum Connections – The Arts: Visual Arts

Unleash your inner artist and explore the world of colour! Investigate how artists use colour, texture, shape, and line to create different feelings, ideas and messages through their art. Learn how to paint like the masters and complete a colour-filled art challenge.

The Power of Light (Gr. 4)

Curriculum Connections – Science and Technology: Understanding Matter and Energy

Do-gooders unite! Explore the powers of light in our superheroes-in-training program. Learn how to harness the properties of light to create your own superhero gadgets.

StarLab Presentations (Gr. 1 – 6)

Curriculum Connections – Science and Technology: Understanding Earth and Space Systems

Take your class on a virtual trip of the stars. Understand planets, moons, stars, and satellites while you travel through space and uncover mysteries of our solar system!

The Underground Studio MakerSpace Programs

Students will learn through experimentation, exploration, and by ‘failing’ forward in our one-of-a-kind workshops.

Descriptions

Conduction Junction – Circuitry and Soldering (Gr. 1 – 5)

Curriculum Connections – Science and technology

Using conductive tape, students will learn how a circuit works to create their very own light-up card!

Hello, Mr. Robot (Jr.) – Computer Programming (Gr. 1 – 6)

Curriculum Connections – Mathematics; Science and Technology; Language Arts

In this workshop, students will learn about computer programming and coding! Students have the opportunity to explore the Scratch platform and program their own short animation.

Light it Up! – Circuitry and Textiles (Gr. 6)

Curriculum Connections – Circuitry & Textiles

Using conductive tape, students will learn how a circuit works to create their very own light up card!

Exhibition Programs

Students will explore the exhibitions in exciting and educational ways to ignite curiosity and encourage critical thinking.

Descriptions

Dinosauria (Gr. 3-6)

Curriculum Connections – Science and Technology

Calling all Paleontologists! Let’s travel back to the time of dinosaurs and uncover the secrets of these prehistoric creatures. Students will virtually explore the island of Dinosauria and learn everything there is to know about dinosaurs. Students will also be able to virtually explore our newest exhibition Dinosaurs | The Age of Big Weird Feathered Things.

Rolling Through Musical History – Interactive Tour (Gr. 4-6)

Curriculum Connections – The Arts: Visual Arts and Music

Grab your backstage pass and journey through the unique legacy of The Rolling Stones. With their backstage pass as a guide, students will learn about the history, music and impact of The Rolling Stones. Rock on!

Virtual Exhibition Tours (Gr. 4-6)

Curriculum Connections – The Arts: Visual Arts and Music

Take a virtual tour through our newest exhibition, The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED. With hundreds of unique artifacts and memorabilia forming a multimedia exhibition, including some on loan from the Stones’ private collection, UNZIPPED offers a comprehensive and engaging multimedia experience that gives fans an immersive look behind the curtain at the world’s greatest rock band.

Themed Programs

Students are provided with a full day of immersive, interactive and hands-on programming.

Descriptions

Space Quest  (Gr. 6)

Curriculum Connections – Science and Technology

Blast Off! Provide your students with an experience that is out of this world. Explore the stars and learn about life in space.

Intermediate and Senior Programs

Permanent Programs

With direct connections to the curriculum, permanent programs enrich classroom learning.

Descriptions

StarLab Presentations (Gr. 7 – 12)

Curriculum Connections – Science and Technology: Understanding Earth and Space Systems

Take your class on a virtual trip of the stars. Understand planets, moons, stars, and satellites while you travel through space and uncover mysteries of our solar system!

The Underground Studio MakerSpace Programs

Students will learn through experimentation, exploration, and by ‘failing’ forward in our one-of-a-kind workshops.

Descriptions

Light it Up! (grade 6-12)

Curriculum Connections – Circuitry & Textiles

Using conductive tape, students will learn how a circuit works to create their very own light up card!

Exhibition Programs

Students will explore the exhibitions in exciting and educational ways to ignite curiosity and encourage critical thinking.

Descriptions

Dinosauria (Gr. 7-8)

Curriculum Connections – Science and Technology

Calling all Paleontologists! Let’s travel back to the time of dinosaurs and uncover the secrets of these prehistoric creatures. Students will virtually explore the island of Dinosauria and learn everything there is to know about dinosaurs. Students will also be able to virtually explore our newest exhibition Dinosaurs | The Age of Big Weird Feathered Things.

Rolling Through Musical History – Interactive Tour (Gr. 7-8)

Curriculum Connections – The Arts: Visual Arts and Music

Grab your backstage pass and journey through the unique legacy of The Rolling Stones. With their backstage pass as a guide, students will learn about the history, music and impact of The Rolling Stones. Rock on!

Show Business in Two Words (Gr. 7-12)

Curriculum Connections – The Arts: Visual Arts and Music; Business Studies

“You have the sun, you have the moon, you have the air that you breathe – and you have the Rolling Stones!” – Keith Richards

Students will go behind the curtain to learn the intricacies of managing a band like The Rolling Stones in this three-part program. Students will create and manage a budget, organize a tour schedule and even create their very own song. Then they will be invited to THEMUSEUM for a tour of the exhibition to better understand the music and history of The Rolling Stones. Finally, classes will be asked to submit a recording of their song to be entered in a contest, where the winning class will be able to return to THEMUSEUM and silkscreen their band logo on a shirt in The Underground Studio MakerSpace.

Virtual Exhibition Tours (Gr. 7-12)

Curriculum Connections – The Arts: Visual Arts and Music

Take a virtual tour through our newest exhibition, The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED. With hundreds of unique artifacts and memorabilia forming a multimedia exhibition, including some on loan from the Stones’ private collection, UNZIPPED offers a comprehensive and engaging multimedia experience that gives fans an immersive look behind the curtain at the world’s greatest rock band.