2:30 pm

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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

City: 
Duration: 
60
For Grades: 
K, 1
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Offered In French: 
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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

City: 
Duration: 
90
For Grades: 
4, 5, 6, 7
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
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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

City: 
Duration: 
90
For Grades: 
4, 5, 6, 7
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Offered In French: 
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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.

City: 
Duration: 
See notes.
For Grades: 
6, 7
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
Maximum Students: 
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
Maximum Students: 
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
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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.

City: 
Duration: 
60
For Grades: 
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Months Available: 
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
No
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Discover the history of Fort Langley while exploring the village. Students follow a map to locate numerous locations, use historic photos and facts to compare with the community today, observe and identify architectural details, and answer in-depth questions. Parental involvement is required for elementary classes.

City: 
Duration: 
90
For Grades: 
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
No
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Immerse your students in the Universe with our digital portable planetarium. With our portable planetarium you will be able to stand on the Moon and look back at Earth, experience a Martian sunrise, and even see what the Milky Way galaxy looks like. 

The portable planetarium is a large dome that can be easily set up in any 7 x 7 x 4 metre (23 x 23 x 12.5 feet) space. The program consists of:

  • Elementary School – up to 6 presentations / day (20-30 minute presentations).
  • Secondary School – up to 4 presentations / day (40 minute presentations).
  • Also available for community groups.
Duration: 
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For Grades: 
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Teachers Only
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
No
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Learn what it was like to work at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery.  In this interactive and fun exploration, participants will take a tour of the facilities and then be put through the test of a canning relay race and trivia hunt.  This 90-minute program will introduce the people, jobs, and machinery of the cannery. 

City: 
Duration: 
90
For Grades: 
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
Yes
Program Description & Details

Inspire your students!

The lower gallery showcases Burnaby Art Gallery’s annual Arts Alive 2020. This 38th edition highlights a variety of engaging artwork by Burnaby secondary students and is an excellent way to introduce a wide variety of media, artistic styles, and visual principles to the classroom. In the studio, students engage in an art-making activity inspired by the exhibit.

City: 
Duration: 
90
For Grades: 
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Days Offered: 
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
No
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A fun, interactive coyote awareness presentation for your whole school. Find out where coyotes live, how to identify a coyote, what attracts them, Coyotes 101 is a full school auditorium program, teaching primary and intermediate students about the life history of coyotes and why they are so successful in our urban environments. Through interactive activities and a multimedia presentation, staff and students will learn all about these amazing creatures and how to safely encounter them in our schoolyards and communities and what to do if you see one!

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

City: 
Duration: 
30
For Grades: 
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
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Students explore a 125 year old Victorian cemetery and use maps to locate historic graves, learn personal facts about the deceased, examine historic photos accompanying each stop, explore the evolution of gravestone features and symbols, plus discover demographic patterns of the cemetery. Parental involvement is required for elementary classes.

City: 
Duration: 
90
For Grades: 
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
No
Program Description & Details

From towering forests to sandy seashores, regional parks are filled with fun, hands-on learning environments. Park interpreters lead field trips outdoors for about 2 hours. Students are engaged in discovery, activities and games related to the topic. Specimens are often brought out to showcase the species that live nearby.

Our programs meet various curricula, from science to physical activity and more. Let us know how we can meet your learning objectives when you book.

Our calendar fills quickly, we suggest you submit a field trip request as soon as booking opens for the entire school year.  Please visit: http://www.metrovancouver.org/events/school-programs/K-12-field-trips/regional-parks-field-trips/Pages/default.aspx to book an exciting regional park field trip today!

Duration: 
See notes.
For Grades: 
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Teachers Only
Months Available: 
Maximum Students: 
Offered In French: 
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