Programming for Grades 7 and 8
General Tour: Introduction to Ontario’s First Nations People
Begin your adventure at the Museum with an introductory film followed by a special artifact handling and identification session. Complete your trip with a guided tour of the galleries and Lawson Iroquois Village. Students learn about the history of Ontario’s First Nations people before European contact and explore how changes in the climate and environment affected their way of life and technology.
- 1.5 hrs: Includes hands-on artifact activity and village tour. $5/student
Ontario’s First Nations & The Jesuits (Grade 7)
The French Jesuit missionaries created some of the first written records of Ontario’s First Nations people. Students will learn how to think critically about historical records.
- Half day: Includes interactive quill and ink writing activity.
- Full day: half-day program plus fur trade activity and Soapstone pendants.
Archaeology in Ontario (Grades 7 and 8)
Students will explore archaeology and the history of Ontario’s First Nations People through hands-on exploration of artifacts and archaeological tools.
- Half day: Includes Context in Archaeology, an exploration of how archaeologists answer questions.
- Full day: half-day program plus students will create their own traditional pottery and explore underwater archaeology.
The Museum of Ontario Archaeology also provides Special Day Programs for Grades 1-8.
If you have any questions about our educational programs, please contact Katie Urban- Learning Coordinator : firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call: 519-473-1360
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