It’s easy to forget that soil is teeming with life. With your students, dig into the ground and discover the creatures hiding there. Students learn the characteristics of earthworms, sow seeds, study the germination of plants, and make a germination necklace to take back to class.
Consult this Educational Activity Kit for ideas to extend the learning — and the fun!
A HANDFUL OF SOIL EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITY KIT
Science and Technology
Kindergarten: Problem Solving and Innovating
Grades 1 to 2: STEM Skills and Connections
Grade 1: Life Systems: Needs and Characteristics of Living Things
Grade 2: Life Systems: Growth and Changes in Animals
Preschool: To construct his/her understanding of the world
Mathematics, Science and Technology — Science and Technology
Elementary Cycle 1: To explore the world of science and technology
The Museum is a demonstration farm, complete with potential hazards. Please advise students accordingly and dress for the outdoors. To prepare for your visit, download the pre-visit information PDF.
$9.50 per student (Note: A minimum fee of $142.50 will be charged for groups of 15 students or less).
Program includes four free adults, plus the teacher ($1 per extra chaperone).
Includes museum admission.
Booking requests can be made through the School Programs Reservation Request Form.
You can also connect directly with our Customer Engagement Team:
Phone: 613-991-3053 or 1-866-442-4416
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- View other programs for: JK - Grade 2 (Ontario) or Preschool - Elementary Cycle 1 (Quebec)