Secondary School Programs and Tours

Last updated on
Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
Program Description

All museum-led school programs complement the BC curriculum and offer students hands-on learning experiences with museum specimens to increase students’ awareness of biodiversity, evolution, ecology, and conservation. School programs focus on conveying the beauty, wonder, and importance of biodiversity.

Find more information on the variety of programs offered for grades 7-12 on our website.

Big Ideas
  • 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.
  • The biosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere are interconnected, as matter cycles and energy flows through them.
  • Trip Details
    For Grades: 
    7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Times Offered: 
    75 minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
    Fee Details
    Cost Per Student: 
    Cost Per Adult: 
    Fee Notes: 

    One adult (includes teachers and chaperones) free for every 10 students. Additional adult guests may join your group for $12/person. See for more information.

    Additional Notes

    Museum-led programs are offered at 10:15 a.m. and/or 12:45 p.m. Booking a program includes all-day admission to the museum. Book online. We provide a variety of educator resources for your use at the museum or as pre/post activities.