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Little Victoria lived in Vancouver a long time ago. Follow five generations of her family as you hear the story of her lost doll, then play with toys from each generation. Next, you'll role-play archaeologists to excavate toys like Victoria's.

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75
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K, 1, 2
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Yes
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Work cooperatively with professional animators to storyboard a plot; create and animate characters; and add dialogue and sound effects. You'll complete a one-to-two minute film by the end of the day. Story choices include: The Gold Rush, The Great Vancouver Fire, The 1907 Anti-Asian Riots, Japanese-Canadian Internment, and The Mummy Panechates.

Check our website to see previous students' films!

A partnership of Reel 2 Real and the Museum of Vancouver.

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Full Day
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5, 6, 7
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No
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Discover how skills and teamwork were essential in the development of Canada's northern communities. Explore the relationships between the Mounties, the Inuit and the animals in the Arctic. Gain a deeper understanding of the roles and responsibilities that enabled their survival in the harsh northern climate.

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Duration: 
90
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1, 2, 3
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No
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Visit the museum museum on your own or add a self-guided visit to one of our guided school programs. There is a lot to discover! Worksheets are available to support and enhance your self-directed exploration and can be emailed to teachers upon request. Self-guided museum visits can be scheduled anytime but must be booked at least one week in advance to receive the discounted rate.

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K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
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Experience what life at sea would have been like over 200 years ago! Step back in time with a visit to the fo'c'sle of an eighteenth century tall ship. Discover the significance of Camptain George Vancouver's voyage, then put your navigational skills to the test in the museum’s Heritage Harbour.

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Duration: 
90
For Grades: 
4, 5
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No
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Do you have what it takes to be a successful Arctic explorer? Hear fascinating stories of seafarers who succceeded (and those who failed). Learn how the traditional knowledge and lifestyle of the Inuit could improve your chance of survival in the unique and challenging Arctic environment. Then climb aboard the famous RCMP vessel St. Roch to discuss the experiences of Captain Henry Larsen and his crew.This program made possible through a generous contribution from TD Bank Group.

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Duration: 
90
For Grades: 
4, 5
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No
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Discover what it takes to be an extreme explorar in one of the last unexplored frontiers on earth! Learn about the history of deep ocean exploration and how technology can be used to overcome challenging conditions, then use your newfound knowledge to design a submersible inspired by your visit to the PX-15 Ben Franklin.

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Duration: 
90
For Grades: 
5, 6, 7
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No
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Help your students make connections between their neighbourhood and the global community through this unique three-part program about the North Shore Waterfront Industries. During the program students are introduced to the industries along the North Shore get a glimpse behind the scenes through a boat trip along the waterfront and meet some of the people who work in this dynamic environment.

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Help Zorbo, a visitor form the planet Zorbonia, discover the amazing connections between salmon and our forests. How do salmon help the soil and trees? Play salmon lottery, dress like a tree and find out how salmon contribute to healthy food webs.

Keywords: nature, park, parks, outdoor, outdoors, ecology, forest, wetland, hands-on, interactive, explore

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Duration: 
60
For Grades: 
2, 3
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Meet Rachel Raccoon, an urban dweller who wants to get back to her wild roots. Young students will learn about the needs of plants and animals through creative storytelling, imaginative play and interacting with educational props. Join us and discover how our personal actions contribute to healthy ecosystems.

Keywords: nature, park, parks, outdoor, outdoors, ecology, forest, beach, wetland, hands-on, interactive, explore, conservation, animals, plants

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Duration: 
60
For Grades: 
K, 1
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Deep in Lynn Canyon Park live giant plants that clean water and create food and habitats for animals. What are they? Trees, of course! Get to know these mysterious plants and how they interact with the environment around them.

Duration: 
Half Day
For Grades: 
2, 3
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No
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The costumed interpreter takes the students back in time to become the class of 1924. Students have the opportunity to participate in this school by taking on the roles and responsibilities of pioneer students. Obedience, good manners and hard work are insisted upon - but students have a good time despite the high standards!

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Duration: 
90
For Grades: 
3, 4, 5, 6
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Offered In French: 
No
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Book one of our three trunks of replicated 1920's boys and girls clothing, games and activities to use in your classroom. Trunk 1 is for Kindergarten and grade 1. Trunk 2 has 5 costumes and simple games for grade 2 and 3.

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Duration: 
Full Day
For Grades: 
K, 1, 2, 3
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No
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Students perform a variety of hands-on activities to understand how archaeologists learn about the past. Using archaeological findings, photos of a dig and information cards, students cover the process from excavation and lab analysis to interpretation.

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Full Day
For Grades: 
6, 7
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No
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This program has two separate components. First, students carefully handle 14 aboriginal and pioneer artifacts. Teachers can use information cards to encourage critical discussion based on previous classroom lessons. Second, students discover artifacts displayed in the Native and History galleries with the use of 90 engaging Mystery Cards. The cards provide photos of artifacts, interesting facts and questions.

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Duration: 
60
For Grades: 
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
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Offered In French: 
No

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