September

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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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Examine artefacts that tell us how aboriginal cultures met the basic needs of food, clothing, and shelter. Excavate objects from Pacific Northwest Coast culture. Be a player in a life-sized game about the seasonal cycle of traditional Inuit life. 

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90
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2, 3, 4
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Yes
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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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Yes
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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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Yes
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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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75
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K, 1
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Yes
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There is more to a pirate's life than you see in the theatre or read in books! Learn what life was like aboard a pirate ship as you uncover stories of some of the most infamous early seafarers.

This program is 60 minutes for Preschool to Kindergarten and 90 minutes for Grades 1-3.

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90
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K, 1, 2, 3
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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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90
For Grades: 
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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90
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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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90
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4, 5
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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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No
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Discover the hidden secrets and stories of the forest in this sensory journey through nature. Awaken your senses as you explore the temperate rainforest. Use magnifiers and look for tiny life forms, meet bugs, feed trees, and transform into a bat while learning how all of these forest elements are connected.

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

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90
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K, 1, 2, 3
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Discover the many wonders of the only mammal that can fly. Find out how bats live, hunt, echolocate and adapt to their habitat using their unique bodies. Because bats are nocturnal, we will not see any live bats during the program. Instead, we will explore their habitat with unique props and activities. Bats really are beautiful; learn why in this interactive forest adventure.

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

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90
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K, 1, 2, 3
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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
For Grades: 
4, 5, 6, 7
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