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Programming for Grades 4 to 6

All programs are available as half-day and full-day versions. Half-day programs are 2 hours and Full-Day programs are 4 hours including a 30 minute lunch break.

Please click the program title for more information and curriculum connections.

Year Round Programs 

Science of Archaeology: Students will explore the practices of archaeology and how they inform us about Ontario’s past and its peoples. (Max. 75 students)

Exploring Historical Thinking: This interactive and hands-on program will explore the six historical thinking concepts brought to life through archaeology and the museum’s collections. This program focuses on concepts of bias, time, perspectives and how we understand the past. (Max. 75 students)

Archaeology of a Longhouse: Recommended for grades 5-8. Through archaeology, we can explore how longhouses were built and used in the past and learn about the people who created them. This program will focus on building structures, planning and mapping, and the archaeological process. (Max. 50 students)

Exploring the Harvest: Recommended for grades 1-4. This interactive hands-on program will explore community and agriculture in early Ontario with a special focus on the importance of maize, beans and squash, as well as other resources and the environment. (Max. 75 students)

Spring Programs 

Maple Syrup: Students will learn about the harvest and use of maple sugar within early Indigenous populations and its uses throughout history and today. (Max. 50 students)

 

If you have any questions about our educational programs, please contact Katie Urban – Learning Coordinator : katie@archaeologymuseum.ca or give us a call: 519-473-1360

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Download complete pre and post visit lesson plans here:

Program Costs:

Half-day programs:

  • $6/person (2 hrs)

Full-day programs:

  • $10.00/person (3.5 hrs + 0.5 hr for lunch)
Chaperones:

The Museum requires ample supervision for all programs.

  • Teachers/chaperones are admitted free at an 8:1 ratio (2 free minimum)
  • Support workers for individual students are always free and not included in the 8:1 ratio
  • Extra/Paid Chaperones = $3
Booking a Program:

Please click the link for more information: Booking a Program

Customize your Program:

Want to add something to your program? Click the link for additional activities: Customize your program