Life In the Trenches

Last updated on
Wednesday, August 19th, 2020
Experience type: 
Virtual Field Trip
Program Description

Life in the Trenches (grades 4-12) Tour a CPR station and reflect on the impact of WWI and life in the trenches. Visit the Centennial McKnight Trench under construction on the Museum grounds. A tour of the Centennial McKnight trench is included and dependent on conditions. Activities include scavenger hunt and writing a letter about life in the ‘trenches’. This 75 minute program engages and develops the students abilities to reflect on difficult times and the sacrifices that soldiers made for Canada. Activities and discussions bring awareness of the roles and impact WWI had on the soldiers and our community.

Big Ideas
  • Media sources can both positively and negatively affect our understanding of important events and issues.
  • Disparities in power alter the balance of relationships between individuals and between societies.
  • Emerging ideas and ideologies profoundly influence societies and events.
  • Trip Details
    For Grades: 
    4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    75 minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
    Also Offered For: 
    Adult Groups, ESL, Guides, Homeschool, Other, Scouts
    Packages Provided: 
    No Packages Provided
    Fee Details
    Cost Per Student: 
    Cost Per Adult: 
    Fee Notes: 

    All programs are held via zoom

    Additional Notes

    Up to 100 students can be accomodated via Zoom. The program can be tailored to each groups needs. We can discuss Life in the trenches, animals in the Great War, Communications ( includes Spies), art in teh great War.