30

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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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Offered In French: 
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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Learn about Ancient Egypt by role-playing archaeologists. Excavate and examine Egyptian artifacts, build a pyramid, and see a real Egyptian mummy.

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Duration: 
75
For Grades: 
K, 1
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Yes
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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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Offered In French: 
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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Offered In French: 
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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Offered In French: 
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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No
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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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Offered In French: 
No
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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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For Grades: 
6, 7
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Offered In French: 
No
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Student discover differences between today and the past by celebrating the Christmas traditions of long ago. They open gifts, create a gift to take home, and discover the simplicity of traditional Christmas Stockings. Parental involvement is required for elementary classes.

City: 
Duration: 
75
For Grades: 
K, 1
Times Offered: 
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
No
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Using a variety of maps and photographs, students learn about the development of Langley, Lower Mainland communities, and British Columbia. The evolution and impact of transportation is examined to uncover it's effect on community development - from waterways to railways and trails to freeways.

City: 
Duration: 
90
For Grades: 
2, 3, 4
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Offered In French: 
No
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Students have a unique opportunity to examine and handle a variety of animal and bird skeletons. They discuss skeletal differences and environmental adaptations through examining a variety of skeletons, including cougar, swan and deer skeletons. They will also compare herbivores to carnivores, birds of prey to wading birds, and more.

City: 
Duration: 
90
For Grades: 
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
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Offered In French: 
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!

City: 
Duration: 
90
For Grades: 
3, 4, 5, 6
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
No
Program Description & Details

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.

City: 
Duration: 
Full Day
For Grades: 
6, 7
Times Offered: 
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
No
Program Description & Details

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.

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

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