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Summer Camps - All you can science cstm

Type: Educational Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Ages 5 to 12
Fee: $ 225 to $ 400
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: Weekdays, July 3 to September 2, 2017, except statutory holidays

ScienceMobile travels to your location with All You Can Science, hands-on minds-on activities for young campers.

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Try It At Home: #MySoilRecipe cafm

Type: Try This Out
Grade Levels: JK to Grade 9+ ON | Preschool to Secondary Cycle 3 QC

Are all soils the same? Can you figure out the recipe for the soil in your garden?

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Fall at the Farm Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: JK to Grade 3 (Ontario), Preschool to Primary Cycle 2 (Quebec)
Fee: Free download

Apples can be used for more than just eating - use these fun apple-themed activities to complement your lesson plans.

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Special Needs Program cstm

Type:
Grade Levels: Kindergarten to Grade 12 • Preschool to Cycle 2 (secondary)
Fee: Please inquire
Duration: 2 hours
Dates Offered: Year round, upon availability

Completely hands-on and engaging, these science-based workshops provide a unique and positive experience for students with special needs.

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Stargazing for Guides and Scouts cstm

Type:
Grade Levels: Ages 5 to 14
Fee: $150 (maximum 30 participants) + applicable tax
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: Year round, upon availability

Guides and Scouts prepare for their astronomy badges through a variety of fun, hands-on activities and demonstrations.

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Apprentice Chef Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits,Food literacy
Grade Levels: For Culinary Explorers Ages 10 to 14
Fee: Free download

What mysteries are hidden in the food we eat? Top off your lab coat with a chef’s hat, because you’re about to conduct some experiments that show the connection between science and what’s on our plates.

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MakExplore cstm

Type: Educational Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Kindergarten to Grade 6 • Kindergarten to Cycle 3 (primary)
Fee: $315 to $485
Duration: 3 hours
Dates Offered: Offered year round, upon availability

Perfect for a PD day! Participants explore engineering first hand by building a prototype and a DIY project.

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Mini SciencExplore cstm

Type: Educational Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Pre-school to Grade 1
Fee: $175 per group
Duration: 75 minutes
Dates Offered: Year round, upon availability

Ideal for daycares, schools, or libraries! Following a simple story, students help the character problem solve, and then build practical solutions.

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SciencExplore — Schools cstm

Type: Educational Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Kindergarten to Grade 6 • Kindergarten to Cycle 3 (primary)
Fee: $ 600 (2-hour block; up to 100 students)
Duration: 2 hours per 100 students
Dates Offered: Weekdays from September to June, upon availability

A science fair extravaganza! Students participate in activities at four activity stations.

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Discover the Barns Discover the Barns School Program cafm

Type: Guided Tours,School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Guided tour adapted for all grade levels (On and Qc)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: September to June

Discover the Barns at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum to see Canada’s living agricultural history. Perfect for all ages.

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Alternative Energy and Green Vehicle Technologies Edukit Alternative Energy and Green Vehicle Technologies Edukit cstm

Type: Edukits
Grade Levels: Grades 9 and up
Fee: $129
Duration: 1 month
Dates Offered: Upon reservation

Combustion engines and hybrid-electric motors become vehicles for learning in this travelling Edukit for secondary students.

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Woolly Experiments Educational Activity Kit Woolly Experiments Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: Grades 1 and 2 (Ontario), Primary Cycle 1 (Quebec)
Fee: Free download

How can you tell if a fibre is natural or made by humans? Can you tell if a fibre is wool, cotton or polyester? Students will have an opportunity to answer these questions by using their senses and conducting interesting experiments.

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Peter Cottontail School Program Peter Cottontail School Program cafm

Type: Guided Tours,School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: JK to Grade 1 (Ontario), Preschool (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: September to June

Teach daycare, preschool, and primary students all about rabbits in Peter Cottontail at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Download Healthy Kids Quest Materials Download Healthy Kids Quest Materials cafm

The Healthy Kids Quest is a FREE, fun program designed for children aged 6 to 9 across Canada. The program consists of six flexible modules to download, each on a different theme.

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Busy Bees Educational Activity Kit Busy Bees Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: JK to Grade 3 (Ontario), Preschool to Primary Cycle 2 (Quebec)
Fee: Free download

Teach primary students about the bee life cycle and pollination with the Busy Bees kit from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Sheep Shearing Festival School Program Sheep Shearing Festival School Program cafm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: JK to Grade 3 (Ontario), Preschool to Cycle 2 (Quebec)
Fee: $11 per student
Duration: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Dates Offered: May 18 and 19, 2017

With this program, students will get to watch sheep being shorn, make felt, card and dye wool, meet a lamb up close, and watch sheepdogs in action.

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Background Information for Trains Background Information for Trains cstm

Type: Tell Me About

The wheels on the train go round and round...but how? See how steam locomotives work with these simple explanations of the parts and processes.

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Frozen Science Frozen Science cstm

Type: Try This Out

Embark on a frozen adventure to melt away the winter blues.

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Self-Guided School Visit Self-Guided School Visit casm

Type: Guided Tours
Grade Levels: All grades
Fee: $4 per student
Duration: Set your own pace; 1 to 2 hours recommended
Dates Offered: Year-round

Set your own agenda and let students explore the Museum at their own pace with self-guided school visits.

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Energy and Forces Energy and Forces cstm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Grades 1 to 3 • Cycle 2 (primary)
Fee: $7 per student
Duration: 60 minutes
Dates Offered: to June 29, 2017

Primary students explore sources and forces of energy in this interactive program.

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Go with the Flow Go with the Flow cstm

Type: Try This Out

Is ketchup runnier than molasses? Explore the properties of gooey substances with these fun, hands-on experiments designed for kids to do at home.

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Peter Cottontail Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: Kindergarten to Grade 1
Fee: Free download

Learn about rabbits in your classroom or at home with these fun educational activities. What do rabbits need, what are they like, how are they different from us? All these questions are answered in this kit.

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Properties of and Changes in Matter: Bread Educational Activity Kit Properties of and Changes in Matter: Bread Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: 5 (Ontario), Primary Cycle 3 (Quebec)
Fee: Free download

Teach primary students about the physical/chemical changes of bread ingredients with this downloadable kit from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Incredible Chemical Spectacles Incredible Chemical Spectacles cstm

Type: Try This Out

You don’t need a lab to see chemistry at work — it’s in your kitchen, bathroom, and even your backyard! Discover it with these fun experiments.

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What’s to Eat Educational Activity Kit What’s to Eat Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: 1 and 2 (Ontario), Primary Cycle 1 (Quebec)
Fee: Free download

Teach primary students about food, germs, and healthy living. Download What’s to Eat for free from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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From the Ground Up! From the Ground Up! Evening Program casm

Type: Evening and Overnight Programs
Grade Levels: Ages 5 to 18
Fee: $14 per child, $8 per chaperone
Duration: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Dates Offered: Year-round

Enjoy an evening of space or aviation themed activities and workshops, plus a guided tour of the Museum.

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Driving Science Home Driving Science Home cstm

Type: Try This Out

Buckle up! These fun and tasty experiments (car cake, anyone?) will get you moving as you investigate energy and the forces of motion related to cars.

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A Handful of Soil A Handful of Soil School Program cafm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: JK to Grade 1 (Ontario), Preschool and Primary Cycle 1 (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: May 1 to June 16, 2017

Show daycare, preschool, and primary students the miracle of plant life by examining A Handful of Soil at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Weather Wise : A Virtual Exploration Guide to Weather and Climate Weather Wise : A Virtual Exploration Guide to Weather and Climate cstm

Type: Virtual Programs
Grade Levels: Grades 4 to 7, Cycle 2 (primary) to Cycle 1 (secondary)
Fee: Free download
Duration: n/a
Dates Offered: Offered year round

Explore temperature, precipitation, air pressure, the greenhouse effect, climate change, and other common elements of weather.

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Science Fun in the Snow! Science Fun in the Snow! cstm

Type: Try This Out

Get to know snow with these hands-on activities. Create your own iceberg, make frozen bubbles, and prepare maple taffy on snow — a Canadian culinary treat!

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Criminal Science Investigation Criminal Science Investigation cstm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Grades 9 and 10 • Cycle 2 (secondary)
Fee: $7 per student
Duration: 75 minutes
Dates Offered: to June 29, 2017

Fingerprints, DNA, blood spatter — secondary students consider the clues to crack the case in this interactive workshop based on real-life forensics.

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Dairy Days Educational Activity Kit Dairy Days Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: K to Grade 4 (Ontario), Preschool to Primary Cycle 2 (Quebec)
Fee: Free download

Download this free kit from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum to teach young students about dairy animals and their food products and by-products.

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marvellous magnets Marvellous Magnets cstm

Type: Try This Out

Discover the forces of magnets with these "attractive" experiments. Find out which materials are magnetic and how to make a compass.

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Flight Flight casm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Grade 6 (Ontario), Elementary Cycles Two and Three (Quebec)
Fee: $6 per student
Duration: 120 minutes
Dates Offered: Year-round

How do airplanes fly? Find out in Flight, a Museum school program.

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Astronomy Virtual Program Astronomy cstm

Type: Virtual Programs
Grade Levels: Grades 2 to 12, Cycle 1 (primary) to Cycle 2 (secondary)
Fee: Free download
Duration: n/a
Dates Offered: Offered year round

Explore the night sky, Earth’s daily and seasonal changes, and astronomical technologies that make modern astronomy possible.

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Background Information for Electricity Background Information for Electricity cstm

Type: Tell Me About

Alternating current, direct current, static, electromagnetism — learn about all things electrical with simple, straightforward explanations.

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School Guided Tour School Guided Tour casm

Type: Guided Tours
Grade Levels: All grades
Fee: $5 per student
Duration: 75 minutes
Dates Offered: Year-round

Explore the history of aviation and Canada’s contributions with a guided tour of the Museum adapted for your grade level.

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Energy Educational Activity Kit Energy Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: Grade 1
Fee: Free download

Teach Grade 1 students about energy sources and forms with this free downloadable kit from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Math + Game = Fun Math + Game = Fun cstm

Type: Try This Out

If you play card, dice, or board games, you probably use math without even knowing it. Try these math games and projects for more math fun!

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Chill Out! Chill Out! School Program cafm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: 1 to 3 (Ontario), Primary Cycle 1 (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: May 1 to June 16, 2017

Show primary students how cows are milked and cool off with some ice cream in Chill Out! at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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The Incre-Edible School Program Educational Activity Kit The Incre-Edible School Program Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: 2 to 4 (Ontario), Primary Cycles 1 and 2 (Quebec)
Fee: Free download

Teach primary students about food origins and plant life cycles with the Incre-Edible School Program educational activity kit free download.

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Biosecurity Educational Activity Kit Biosecurity Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: For ages 9 and up
Fee: Free download

Teach students about the risks of rapid disease transmission. Download the Biosecurity activity kit from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Background Information for Simple Machines Background Information for Simple Machines cstm

Type: Tell Me About

What are the six types of simple machines? Find out, and see how simple machines work to help make work — a force resulting in movement — easier.

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Agriculture and the Environment Educational Activity Kit Agriculture and the Environment Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: 7, 8, 9, 11, 12 (Ontario), Secondary Cycle 2 (Quebec)
Fee: Free download

Teach secondary students how agriculture issues relate to the environment with this educational activity kit from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Agriculture and the Environment Educational Activity Kit Agriculture and the Environment School Program cafm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Grades 7 to 9 and Grades 11 and 12 (Ontario), Secondary Cycle 2 (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Dates Offered: September to June

Explore agriculture issues as they relate to the environment in this secondary school program at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Life on the International Space Station Edukit Life on the International Space Station Edukit cstm

Type: Edukits
Grade Levels: Grades 4 to 6
Fee: $129
Duration: 1 month
Dates Offered: Upon reservation

What’s it like to live and work in Space? Students in grades 4 to 6 find out with the hands-on activities and props in this out-of-this-world edukit.

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Woolly Experiments School Program Woolly Experiments School Program cafm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Grades 1 and 2 (Ontario), Primary Cycle 1 (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: September to June

Students have the opportunity to answer questions about fibre by using their senses and conducting interesting experiments.

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water works Water Works cstm

Type: Try This Out

Water is all around — and even inside — us. Discover its properties with these fun experiments. You’ll make a rainbow, expand a gummy bear, and more!

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Try This Out: Colors Colours cstm

Type: Try This Out

Use your grey matter to explore experiments that are sure to make you see the world through rose-coloured glasses.

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Tornado-in-a-bottle Tornado-in-a-Bottle casm

Type: Fascinating Experiments
Grade Levels: All grade levels
Fee: Free
Dates Offered: Year-round

Tornados, whirlpools, even galaxies are all vortexes. Explain how they work with this fun and simple tornado-in-a-bottle.

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Space Exploration Edukit Space Exploration Edukit cstm

Type: Edukits
Grade Levels: Grades 4 to 6
Fee: $129
Duration: 1 month
Dates Offered: Upon reservation

The emphasis is on Canadian contributions and astronauts in this stellar edukit full of hands-on activities and interactive props all about space.

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Venturi Effect The Venturi Effect casm

Type: Fascinating Experiments
Grade Levels: All grade levels
Fee: Free
Dates Offered: Year-round

The Venturi Effect can be hard to explain but this showy experiment helps it all make sense.

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Try This Out - Solar System Science Solar System Science cstm

Type: Try This Out

Cosmic clouds, planetary pizza — these Solar System science experiments are out of this world! Learn more about the Universe from your own backyard.

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Background Information for Sound Background Information for Sound cstm

Type: Tell Me About

When it comes to good vibrations, the Museum is on your wavelength. Learn all about sound energy, oscilloscopes, and how telephones work.

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Playing with Energy Playing with Energy cstm

Type: Try This Out

Turn playdough into a circuit and a plain box into an oven — these are just two of the fun experiments that’ll teach you all about energy.

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Woolly the Sheep School Program Woolly the Sheep School Program cafm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: JK and SK (Ontario), Preschool (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: September to June

In the barn, students meet Woolly’s family, see who guards the sheep, and discover other fibre producing animals.

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Driving the Future: Transportation, Energy, and the Environment Driving the Future: Transportation, Energy, and the Environment cstm

Type: Virtual Programs
Grade Levels: Grades 9 to 12, Cycle 2 (secondary)
Fee: Free download
Duration: n/a
Dates Offered: Offered year round

Put scientific and technological theory into practice as you explore contemporary transportation and energy issues.

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Background Information for Structures and Shapes Background Information for Structures and Shapes cstm

Type: Tell Me About

Square or triangle — which is stronger? Find out, and see how simple shapes form the basis for bridges and towers, including the CN Tower.

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Background Information for Magnets Background Information for Magnets cstm

Type: Tell Me About

You’ll be attracted to these simple explanations of magnets and magnetism. Learn about magnetic force fields, superconductors, and compasses, too.

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Properties of and Changes in Matter: Bread School Program and Educational Activity Kit Properties of and Changes in Matter: Bread School Program cafm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: 5 (Ontario), Primary Cycle 3 (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 2 hours
Dates Offered: September to June

Have primary students see and feel the changes in matter as wheat and yeast become bread at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Food Chains Educational Activity Kit Food Chains Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: 4 (Ontario), Primary Cycle 2 (Quebec)
Fee: Free download

Teach primary students about food chains, composting, and by-products. Download the Food Chains activity kit from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Butter Making Butter Making School Program cafm

Type: Guided Tours,School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: JK to Grade 3 (Ontario), Preschool and Primary Cycle 1 (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: September to June

Primary students will love turning cream into butter and learning about the cows in the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum’s Dairy Barn.

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The Science of Sports Virtual Program The Science of Sports cstm

Type: Virtual Programs
Grade Levels: Grades 4 to 7, Cycle 2 (primary) to Cycle 1 (secondary)
Fee: Free download
Duration: n/a
Dates Offered: Offered year round

Discover how force, movement, and energy are involved in your favourite sports, and apply science theory to physical activities.

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Night Flight Night Flight Sleepovers casm

Type: Evening and Overnight Programs
Grade Levels: Ages 5 to 18
Fee: $22 per child, $15 per chaperone
Duration: 6 p.m. to 9 a.m.
Dates Offered: Year-round

Pack your toothbrush, sleeping bag, and sense of adventure for a Night Flight sleepover at the Museum.

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Meet the Farm Animals Educational Activity Kit Meet the Farm Animals Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: K to Grade 2 (Ontario), Preschool to Primary Cycle 1 (Quebec)
Fee: Free download

Teach kindergarten and primary students about animals and their products with this free kit from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Meet Mrs Farmer Meet Mrs Farmer cafm

Type: Educational Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Daycare Centres: 18 months to 4yrs
Fee: $9 per child
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: Year-Round

Do you know Mrs Farmer? The children accompany her to meet the small animals on the farm.

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Properties and Nature of Light Edukit Properties and Nature of Light Edukit cstm

Type: Edukits
Grade Levels: Grades 4 to 6
Fee: $129
Duration: 1 month
Dates Offered: Upon reservation

This enlightening Edukit includes lenses, mirrors, prisms, ray boxes, and lasers to help students in Grades 4 to 6 explore light, vision, and colour.

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The Secret of Ships The Secret of Ships cstm

Type: Try This Out

Ahoy mateys! Discover one of the oldest forms of transportation with these activities about ships. You can even build your own boat — miniature, of course!

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Say Cheese! School Program Say Cheese! School Program cafm

Type: Guided Tours,School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: JK to Grade 2 (Ontario), Preschool and Primary Cycle 1 (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: September to June

Indulge students’ senses as they make, taste, and learn about cheese in this preschool/primary program at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Try This Out! - Incredible Science Tricks Incredible Science Tricks cstm

Type: Try This Out

What’s the magic word? Science! Dazzle your audience with feats of physics, mathematics, and chemistry. They’ll think it’s magic — you’ll know it’s science!

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Background Information for Astronomy Background Information for Astronomy cstm

Type: Tell Me About

Want to learn more about telescopes and the seasons? Find out with easy-to-access information on the Sun, Moon, planets, and all things astronomical.

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Try This Out! - Lighten Up! Lighten Up! cstm

Type: Try This Out

It’s bendy, bouncy, colourful, and all around you. What is it? Light! Learn all about the properties of light with these fun, easy experiments.

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Background Information for Looking at Light Background Information for Looking at Light cstm

Type: Tell Me About

Periscopes, microscopes, and telescopes all use light. That’s because we need light to see. Scope out more enlightening information with these fun facts.

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Forces Acting on Structures Forces Acting on Structures cstm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Grades 5 to 7 • Cycle 3 (primary) to Cycle 1 (secondary)
Fee: $7 per student
Duration: 75 to 90 minutes
Dates Offered: to June 29, 2017

Students build and test load-bearing bridges to explore the effects of force on various structures in this interactive program.

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Energy for Tomorrow Edukit Energy for Tomorrow Edukit cstm

Type: Edukits
Grade Levels: Grades 4 to 6
Fee: $129
Duration: 1 month
Dates Offered: Upon reservation

Learning has never been more attractive! This electrifying edukit includes hands-on activities to teach students in grades 4 to 6 about electromagnetism.

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Background Information for Energy Background Information for Energy cstm

Type: Tell Me About

Energy is all around us and with today’s concern for the environment, understanding energy is important. Learn all about it with these simple explanations.

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Genetics and Reproductive Technologies Genetics and Reproductive Technologies School Program cafm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Grades 11 and up (Ontario), Secondary Cycle 2 and up (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Dates Offered: September to June

Show secondary students the practical use of Punnett squares and let them help improve the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum’s herd.

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Fall at the Farm Fall at the Farm School Program cafm

Type: Guided Tours,School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: JK to Grade 3 (Ontario), Preschool to Primary Cycle 2 (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: September 21 to October 27, 2016

Indulge in fall fun as your primary students learn about apples, apple trees, pollination, and corn at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Air Flow Air Flow casm

Type: Fascinating Experiments
Grade Levels: All grade levels
Fee: Free
Dates Offered: Year-round

Food colouring flows through water and around a toy airplane mimicking how air flows around a real aircraft.

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Aviation and Technology Aviation and Technology casm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: 9 - 11 (Ontario), Secondary Cycles One and Two (Quebec)
Fee: $5 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: Year-round

What do swimsuits and sharkskin have to do with aircraft? Find out in the Museum’s Aviation and Technology school program.

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The Big blue balloon adventure The Big Blue Balloon Adventure casm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Junior and Senior Kindergarten (Ontario), Preschool (Quebec)
Fee: $5 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: Year-round

Hunt for shapes, build flying machines, and dress up like aviators in the Museum’s Big Blue Balloon Adventure school program.

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Try This Out! - Elastic Science Elastic Science cstm

Type: Try This Out

Stretch your imagination with these activities that use common household items to help you experiment and build with elastic bands.

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Exploring Objects and Materials Exploring Objects and Materials cstm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Kindergarten to Grade 3 • Kindergarten to Cycle 1 (primary)
Fee: $7 per student
Duration: 60 minutes
Dates Offered: to June 29, 2017

Learning and fun come together as primary students explore materials like glass, plastic, and paper, and how they combine to make objects.

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Chews Wisely Educational Activity Kit Chews Wisely Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits,Food literacy
Grade Levels: 5 (Ontario), Primary Cycle 3 (Quebec)
Fee: Free download

Teach students about food and healthy living with the free Chews Wisely activity kit from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Viscous Vortex A Viscous Vortex casm

Type: Fascinating Experiments
Grade Levels: All grade levels
Fee: Free
Dates Offered: Year-round

Watch what happens when you drop food colouring into milk!

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Bread Science Bread Science School Program cafm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: 1 and 3 (Ontario), Primary Cycles 1 and 2 (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 2 hours
Dates Offered: September to June

Show primary students how wheat is grown and bread is made in Bread Science at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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The Wonderful World of Woolly the Sheep Travelling Edukit The Wonderful World of Woolly the Sheep Travelling Edukit cafm

Type: Edukits
Grade Levels: Kindergarten to Grade 2
Fee: $129 for four weeks (includes outbound shipping and handling)
Duration: 4 weeks
Dates Offered: upon reservation

Teach primary students about sheep and their by-products. Borrow the Wonderful World of Woolly the Sheep from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Cycle–ology virtual program Cycle–ology cstm

Type: Virtual Programs
Grade Levels: Grades 4 to 6, Cycles 2 and 3 (primary)
Fee: Free download
Duration: n/a
Dates Offered: Offered year round

Examine the science of bicycles and how they have changed through history, evolving from pastime to serious mode of transportation.

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Busy Bees School Program and Educational Activity Kit Busy Bees School Program cafm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: JK to Grade 3 (Ontario), Preschool to Primary Cycle 2 (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: November 16, 2016 to June 16, 2017

Through gameplaying students learn about the bee life cycle, how bees turn nectar into honey, and why many plants rely on them to produce fruits and seeds.

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Meet the Farm Animals School Program and Educational Activity Kit Meet the Farm Animals School Program cafm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: JK to Grade 2 (Ontario), Preschool and Primary Cycle 1 (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: September to June

Students use their senses to discover the characteristics and needs of dairy and beef cattle, sheep, pigs, horses, goats, rabbits, chickens, and bees.

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Pumpkins School Program Pumpkins School Program cafm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: JK to Grade 1 (Ontario), Preschool and Primary Cycle 1 (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: September 21 to October 27, 2016

Dress up your daycare, preschool, or primary classroom with pumpkins harvested and decorated by your students at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Napkin in water Napkin in Water casm

Type: Fascinating Experiments
Grade Levels: All grade levels
Fee: Free
Dates Offered: Year-round

If you’ve got budding magicians in your class, this is the experiment for them!

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