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Science Days

Academic Level

Ontario: grades 8 to 12
Quebec: secondary cycles 1 and 2

Spend a day at the museum with your high school students. Participate in two 50-minute hands-on workshops highlighting experiments, analyses of museum specimens and use of scientific equipment!

In addition, students can explore the museum's exhibitions.

Dates

Fridays only:
October 24, 2014
November 28, 2014
December 12, 2014
February 27, 2015
April 10, 2015
May 1, 2015
May 22, 2015.

Language Choice

Science Days are offered in English or French, according to the choice of the first school that reserves for the day.

Cost

$14 per student (tax not included)

Workshop Descriptions

A wave breaks on a rock.

The Ocean: A "Sea" of Change

Students become marine-biology apprentices as they undertake scientific experiments that help them understand the intricacies of our changing ocean ecosystems. This hands-on water-testing workshop is a fascinating venture into the marine world.
Curriculum links for Ontario
Curriculum links for Quebec

Hot Topics for Polar Bears

A polar bear (Ursus maritimus), swimming.

Students compare and contrast various physical characteristics of polar bears and grizzlies in an attempt to understand how these characteristics help each species survive in its habitat. They put forth a hypothesis to explain the differences observed in the shape of the teeth and skull, and to show how these traits represent an adaptation. They learn about the challenges that polar bears face in daily survival, and what the future holds for the world's largest land carnivore.
Curriculum links for Ontario
Curriculum links for Quebec

 

Information and Reservations

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