Homestead to High-Rise

Offered by
Museum of Surrey
Last updated on
Monday, August 17th, 2020
Experience type: 
Online Resource
Program Description

Gathering food, establishing local government, getting an education – all were fundamental needs in a pioneer community. Students learn how settlers managed, and relate their experiences of contemporary living in Surrey, one of the fastest growing cities in Canada.

Big Ideas
  • Our communities are diverse and made of individuals who have a lot in common.
  • Rights, roles, and responsibilities shape our identity and help us build healthy relationships with others.
  • Healthy communities recognize and respect the diversity of individuals and care for the local environment.
  • Our rights, roles, and responsibilities are important for building strong communities.
  • Canada is made up of many diverse regions and communities.
  • COVID Precautions

    The museum's in-person program has been modified for teachers to present in their classrooms.

    Trip Details
    For Grades: 
    K, 1, 2
    Times Offered: 
    90 minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
    Also Offered For: 
    Packages Provided: 
    Both Pre-Visit and Post-Visit Packages
    Fee Details
    Fee Notes: 

    $51.60 per class

    Additional Notes

    At time of registration an appointment will be set-up for teachers to come to the museum to pick up a USB and activity supplies.  Nothing needs to be returned.