Field trips for school groups

Last updated on
Friday, September 11th, 2020
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Program Description

BMSC is currently closed to visitors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and will not accept clients until April 1, 2021, at the earliest.

Currently, though, we are offering virtual field trips through out BMSC Live! program. These are delivered through Zoom and cover many of our regular field trip topics: including, but not limited to Marine Invertebrate Diversity, Oceanography, intertidal ecology, Plankton studies, Seaweeds, and more! 

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Hands-on immersion learning experiences packed with field trips to beaches, boat trips, experimentation and observations in the laboratory, and presentations about marine science. Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre is a world-renowned teaching and research facility on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Our award-winning programs have inspired and engaged students for decades.

Big Ideas
  • Multicellular organisms have organ systems that enable them to survive and interact within their environment.
  • Multicellular organisms rely on internal systems to survive, reproduce, and interact with their environment.
  • Earth and its climate have changed over geological time.
  • Evolution by natural selection provides an explanation for the diversity and survival of living things.
  • Life processes are performed at the cellular level.
  • Cells are derived from cells.
  • Trip Details
    For Grades: 
    5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Months Available: 
    See notes. minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
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    Also Offered For: 
    Adult Groups, Daycamps, ESL, Guides, Homeschool, Other, Scouts
    Packages Provided: 
    No Packages Provided
    Fee Details
    Additional Notes

    Minimum group size is typically 20. Contact us for details.