How We Lived (Gr 4-6)

Last updated on
Wednesday, January 10th, 2024
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Program Description

Investigate Steveston's history of immigrant workers from 1890 to 1940 through role-play. Students 'research" people's lives as newspaper reporters, by unpacking artefacts, creating a timeline and exploring the heritage buildings at Britannia Shipyards National Heritage Site. *Please note: This program will be offered until the end of March 2024. A new version with same themes will be offered starting April 1, 2024. More information to come.

Big Ideas
  • Demographic changes in North America created shifts in economic and political power.
  • Immigration and multiculturalism continue to shape Canadian society and identity.
  • Media sources can both positively and negatively affect our understanding of important events and issues.
  • Trip Details
    For Grades: 
    4, 5, 6
    Months Available: 
    Days Offered: 
    90 minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
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    Also Offered For: 
    Guides, Homeschool, Scouts
    Packages Provided: 
    Both Pre-Visit and Post-Visit Packages
    Fee Details
    Cost Per Student: 
    Cost Per Adult: 
    Fee Notes: 

    A minimum of $100 applies

    Cancellations require two weeks’ notice for a full refund. We will charge 50% of the fee for cancellations made less than two weeks & 100% of the fee for failure to attend the program without notice.