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Minerals

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Suitcase Exhibition

Minerals is a suitcase-sized exhibition packed chock-a-block with activity boxes with real minerals specimens from the museum's collection, as well as hands-on activities, graphic panels, activity sheets, games, books and videos.

This suitcase will allow users to learn more about the diversity, form and properties of minerals, as well as their uses in everyday life.

This hands-on suitcase is full of surprises!

Components

  • 9 activity boxes with real mineral specimens
  • 6 graphic panels and 6 support plinths
  • 7 activity sheets
  • a surface Pro 3 tablet in protective case
  • books and videos
  • a power cord and transformer
  • a keyboard
  • a combination lock

Annie Thérien © Canadian Museum of Nature

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Space Requirements

  • the suitcase weighs approximately 37 kg (75 lb.)
  • when set up, the contents occupy approximately two tabletops

Special Requirements

  • tables
  • security and environmental controls

Cost

  • loan fee: $390 per month
  • insurance and shipping fees are extra

Availability

  • contact us to find out when this exhibition is available

Information and Reservations

Rachel Gervais

 

Need something larger?

Consider our full-sized travelling exhibition Minerals.

 

Where to See It

  • Chicoutimi, Quebec
  • June 24, 2017 – September 5, 2017

  • Bibliothèque de Chicoutimi

  • Rimouski, Quebec
  • September 15, 2017 – January 7, 2018

  • Musée régional de Rimouski

Previous Venues

  • Sept-Iles, Quebec
  • May 11, 2017 – June 9, 2017

  • Bibliothèque Louis-Ange-Santerre

  • Bécancour, Quebec
  • March 28, 2017 – April 26, 2017

  • Centre de la Biodiversité

  • Nemaska, Quebec
  • January 16, 2017 – February 26, 2017

  • Luke Mettaweskum School

  • La Macaza, Quebec
  • August 20, 2016 – September 18, 2016

  • Bibliothèque de La Macaza

  • Lévis, Quebec
  • July 7, 2016 – August 5, 2016

  • Bibliothèque Jean-Gosselin

  • Montréal, Quebec
  • June 10, 2016 – June 12, 2016

  • Eureka! Festival

  • Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec
  • April 9, 2016 – May 9, 2016

  • Bibliothèque Françoise Bédard

  • Sherbrooke, Quebec
  • February 25, 2016 – March 25, 2016

  • Bibliothèque Éva-Sénécal

  • Les Éboulements, Quebec
  • November 28, 2015 – December 22, 2015

  • Bibliothèque Félix-Antoine Savard

  • Val-David, Quebec
  • October 15, 2015 – November 15, 2015

  • Mairie de Val-David

  • Rivière-Rouge, Quebec
  • September 10, 2015 – September 30, 2015

  • Bibliothèques de Rivière-Rouge

  • Saint-Zotique, Quebec
  • September 15, 2014 – November 30, 2014

  • Bibliothèque municipale de Saint-Zotique

  • Peterborough, Ontario
  • June 1, 2014 – August 31, 2014

  • Peterborough Museum and Archives

  • Stewart, British Columbia
  • June 22, 2013 – August 31, 2013

  • Stewart Museum

  • Rigaud, Quebec
  • December 3, 2012 – March 31, 2013

  • Bibliothèque de Rigaud

  • Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • August 8, 2011 – January 6, 2012

  • The Manitoba Museum

  • Bancroft, Ontario
  • July 28, 2011 – August 5, 2011

  • Bancroft and District Chamber of Commerce

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • May 1, 2011 – May 31, 2011

  • Jewish National Fund of Canada