September

Program Description & Details
Program Description & Details

Students discover the ecology of our local streams through hands-on investigation of a salmon habitat. LEPS staff meet your class in the field to conduct water quality testing, fish identification, and aquatic bug sampling.

Duration: 
90
For Grades: 
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Days Offered: 
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
No
Program Description & Details

What is diversity and why is it important? Learn the four components of habitat – food, water, shelter and space. Students will explore concepts related to food chains and will discover some of the ways that humans impact ecosystems. Optional bird house building. Cost: $7.00 each.

LEPS workshops take place in YOUR CLASSROOM in LANGLEY, ABBOTSFORD or SURREY school districts.

This program is now available virtually! Duration of the program may vary. Please contact for details.

City: 
Duration: 
75
For Grades: 
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Days Offered: 
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
No
Program Description & Details

Students evalute climate change and discuss how humans impact ecosystems. Students will learn about the Greenhouse Effect and the role of the Carbon Cycle. Classes will be encouraged to adopt climate friendly behaviours.  LEPS workshops take place in YOUR CLASSROOM in LANGLEY, ABBOTSFORD or SURREY school districts.

This program is also available virtually! Duration of the program may vary. Please contact for details.

City: 
Duration: 
75
For Grades: 
5, 6, 7, 8
Months Available: 
Days Offered: 
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
No
Program Description & Details

Discover the importance of water as a finite resource and map out where your drinking water comes from. Students discuss different water sources and use a 3D model to discover the connection between people and water pollution while learning how to minimize their impact. LEPS workshops take place in YOUR CLASSROOM in LANGLEY, ABBOTSFORD or SURREY school districts.

This program is also available virtually! Duration of the program may vary. Please contact for details.

City: 
Duration: 
75
For Grades: 
5, 6, 7, 8
Months Available: 
Days Offered: 
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
No
Program Description & Details

Discover the amazing world of worms and learn how these skilled recyclers can help reduce classroom waste and provide compost for growing plants. Build a 5-star worm hotel and investigate amazing worm anatomy and their important role in creating soil.

LEPS workshops take place in YOUR CLASSROOM in LANGLEY, ABBOTSFORD or SURREY school districts.

City: 
Duration: 
75
For Grades: 
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Days Offered: 
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
No
Program Description & Details

Students learn about the unique life cycle of Pacific Salmon. Discover what salmon need to survive and what makes healthy salmon habitat. Students also experience the obstacles salmon face during their migration through interactive games. LEPS workshops take place in YOUR CLASSROOM in LANGLEY, ABBOTSFORD or SURREY school districts.

Duration: 
75
For Grades: 
K, 1, 2, 3, 4
Days Offered: 
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
No
Program Description & Details

Discover what makes plants special by learning about plant parts and the basic needs of plants. Students discuss the stages of plant development, play Seed to Fruit Bingo, and start a plant collection book through outdoor exploration. 

LEPS workshops take place in YOUR CLASSROOM in LANGLEY, ABBOTSFORD or SURREY school districts.

 

Duration: 
75
For Grades: 
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Days Offered: 
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
No
Program Description & Details

Students become Hazard Detectives and identify which household hazardous products can be harmful by matching symbols with meanings. They also learn how household hazardous products can be harmful outside the home and learn safer choices for us and the environment.  Students participate in making a Greener Cleaner for their classroom.

 LEPS workshops take place in YOUR CLASSROOM in LANGLEY, ABBOTSFORD or SURREY school districts.

Duration: 
75
For Grades: 
1, 2
Days Offered: 
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
No
Program Description & Details

Students learn skills to fight garbage and become Waste Warriors. Using the 3R's, students recognize recycling symbols and sort materials found in their home and classroom. 

 LEPS workshops take place in YOUR CLASSROOM in LANGLEY, ABBOTSFORD or SURREY school districts.

Duration: 
75
For Grades: 
K, 1
Days Offered: 
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
No
Program Description & Details

(Grades 2-5) Determine how personal choices have environmental consequences by "polluting" a model of the lower mainland and brainstorming alternatives to common pollutants. 

This program is divided into:

  • Introduction to the Centre, Program and Rules (5 minutes)
  • PowerPoint Presentation (10 minutes)
  • Activities (25 minutes each)
    • Pollution Model and Solutions to Pollution (exploration of our hands-on model of non-point source polution in the Fraser Valley)
    • Water Conservation Station (Matching game of water saving tips)
  • Video: Journey of the Blob (10 minutes)
  • Conclusion (5 minutes)

For more information, visit our website or email us. 

Online booking form here

*In the 2020-2021 school year, this program may be available for in-class outreach, with an educator and all the materials coming to your school in-person. To provide us with more information on what you would like from in-class outreach, fill in our survey

Duration: 
90
For Grades: 
2, 3, 4, 5
Days Offered: 
Times Offered: 
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
Contact Us
Program Description & Details

Visit the Museum on your own. Gallery resource materials are available to support and enhance your self-directed exploration.

Self-guided visits can take place in our Vancouver History Galleries and/or our featured exhibits.The following temporary exhibits will be featured in 2020/2021:

  1. Haida Now 
  2. A Seat at the Table: Chinese Immigration and British Columbia (open Nov 19th)
  3. Cesna?em: The City Before The City
  4. Neon Vancouver/Ugly Vancouver
City: 
Duration: 
60
For Grades: 
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Days Offered: 
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
No
Program Description & Details

How does industry impact a community? Learn about the fur trade, railroad, port, lumber mills, and others as you play our industry bingo. Listen to the stories of industry workers of the past, handle objects and examine historical photos and documents. Program adjusted to meet curriculum objectives for each grade level. *Program materials available as an in-class kit.

City: 
Duration: 
75
For Grades: 
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
No
Program Description & Details

Play an immigration game through our Vancouver History Virtual Galleries. Explore the galleries and examine real suitcases from immigrants while collecting points and money towards immigrating. This program focuses on who immigrates and why, the quality of life for new immigrants, and immigrants’ contributions to Vancouver.

City: 
Duration: 
45
For Grades: 
Times Offered: 
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
Yes
Program Description & Details

Examine belongings from Pacific Northwest Coast and Inuit cultures that tell us how Indigenous peoples met the basic needs of food, clothing, and shelter.

City: 
Duration: 
45
For Grades: 
2, 3, 4
Times Offered: 
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
Yes

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