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Lesson planning is made easy with BAG in a Box! Five unique educational kits are available. For only $10 a week each kit features original artwork by local artists, resource materials, art supplies and detailed lesson plans for theme-based art-making activities in your classroom. Suitable for Grades K-7.

NEW! Anna’s Press (Fall 2019 only)

Find inspiration and explore artistic techniques, subjects and themes featured in the works of Chinese Canadian master printmaker, Anna Wong. These include nature prints, exercises in abstraction, travel themes, and mixed media projects.

The Printmaker’s Pets

Discover relief printmaking techniques, drawing and mixed-media, while exploring how printmakers portray cats, dogs, birds, and more.

Cultural Portraits

Investigate how an artist’s expression reflects their identity and culture and the role visual art plays in reflecting or challenging traditions.

My Place

Learn about narrative and depth in landscape, representing nature through collage, pallette knife painting, colour and pattern to portray Canada’s special places.

Inventive Assemblage

Draft ideas using observation, memory and imagination, while learning about materials and processes used in contemporary sculpture.

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K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
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Tour any of the exhibitions with your class at no charge. Teacher's guides are available for many exhibitions. Call for dates and content details, or visit our website: www.burnabyartgallery.ca. We also offer guided tours with studio workshops. Deer Lake Park trails and Burnaby Village Museum are on the grounds.

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K, 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
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Uncover the science of archaeology by investigating artefacts from the ancient cultures of Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Indus Valley, China, Greece, and Rome. Work in teams to do a simulated field dig, then research and analyse artefacts in a lab to make and test a hypothesis. Examine a real Egyptian mummy and learn about the process of mummification.

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Explore the Museum of Vancouver’s feature exhibits through the eyes of a museum curator. Rate exhibits based on their design, theme, and interactive elements. Create your own museum display using artefacts from the Museum’s collection.

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90
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5, 6, 7
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An overnight adventure your class will never forget! Throughout the evening they'll role-play archaeologists and excavate Egyptian artefacts, explore the Museum by flashlight to solve the mummy's curse, and examine a real mummy.

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5, 6, 7
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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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5, 6, 7
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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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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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90
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5, 6, 7
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The lush temperate rainforest is diverse, abundant and full of interconnected species. Engage all of your senses to piece together the story of forest dwelling plants and animals and their important roles in the web of life.

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

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90
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4, 5, 6, 7
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Beaver Lake is one of Vancouver’s last natural wetlands, and it is home to incredible plants and animals. What makes the wetland ecosystem a good place to live? How do diverse communities of animals eat their way along the food chain? Roll up your sleeves and explore Beaver Lake wildlife up close with dip nets, magnifiers and games.

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

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90
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3, 4, 5, 6, 7
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Visit the Lumberman’s Arch beach at low tide and explore the incredibly diverse and abundant life in the intertidal zone. Low tide offers us a glimpse at fascinating animals and plants that have adapted to life in and out of the sea. Hunt for crabs, sort seaweeds, and find out what else lives or eats on the seashore, while students discover important human connections to the oceans. Beach Explorers is a tide-dependent program and is available in spring between April and June. Please contact us for available dates.

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

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90
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K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
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How do invasive species affect the balance of our delicate ecosystems? Join us on a fun, fact-filled quest to find out what impact invasive plants have on biodiversity, and consider the role humans play in protecting our ecosystems. Put on your gloves and take direct action to remove invasive English ivy from Stanley Park.

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

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90
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4, 5, 6, 7
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Explore wilderness survival in Stanley Park and immerse your class in this team-based adventure. Imagine yourself lost in the woods; would you know what to do? Learn the essentials of what humans need to survive. Try your hand at knot tying and practice your new skills while building your own wilderness survival shelter.

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

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90
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4, 5, 6, 7
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Visualize: your class playing games, singing songs and having fun in nature. Experience: the science curriculum coming alive. Witness: young people developing life skills and building strong bonds with the natural world. Explore the wilds of Stanley Park by day, sleep under the stars at night. Under the leadership of skilled educators, students spend two days exploring forest, wetland and intertidal ecosystems and learn survival skills. They set up tents and cook meals on camp stoves. An evening hike to Beaver lake is always exciting, where students often encounter beavers, bats and owls. For grades 4-7, Nature Ninjas starts on Tuesdays and Thursday in April, May and June. Nature Ninjas is educational, easy for teachers, safe, affordable and fun! See our website for more information, including detailed parent and teacher information packages.

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

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Students preform 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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6, 7
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