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Arctic Ambassadors

Workshop at the Museum

Recommended for
Ontario: grades 4 to 7
Quebec: elementary cycle 2

In this investigative workshop, students will discover the biodiversity of the Arctic by researching key aspects of specific animal species.

Looking for clues in our new Canada Goose Arctic Gallery, students will then compile a "fact sheet" about their animal ambassador with important information relating to its ecosystem.

After sharing their findings, students will appreciate the biodiversity of the Arctic and perhaps want to become a "human ambassador" for this fragile land!

Duration: 50 minutes

Curriculum links (link goes to the bottom of the page).


January 15, 2018 – June 14, 2018

  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
  • Workshop starting time: 9:45 am, 11 am, 12:15 pm.


  • $9 per student (tax not included)
  • Second workshop on the same day: $4 per student (tax not included)
  • See if your class qualifies for Nature Express, our financial-aid programme.

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Curriculum Links—Ontario

Grade 4

Science and Technology
Understanding Life Systems

Relating Science and Technology to Society and the Environment

  • Learn how different animals survive in their Arctic habitat, and how they and humans all affect each other

Grade 6

Science and Technology
Understanding Life Systems

Relating Science and Technology to Society and the Environment

  • Analyze a local issue related to biodiversity taking different points of view into consideration, and propose an action that can be taken to preserve biodiversity

Grade 7

Science and Technology
Understanding Life Systems

Developing Skills of Scientific Investigation and Technological Problem Solving

  • Understand links between organisms in an Arctic habitat, identify factors that affect different components of an ecosystem and their effects on the system as a whole.

Curriculum Links—Quebec

Elementary Cycle 2
Mathematics, Science and Technology

Living Things

  • Identify characteristics, growth and organization of organisms
  • Observe interactions between living organisms and their environment (including humans)

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