In this interactive workshop, students discover the important role of bees in pollination, as well as the dangers they face. Students learn about the lifecycle of bees, handle beekeeping tools, put together an empty beehive, and watch bees at work in the museum’s observation hive.
Consult this Educational Activity Kit for ideas to extend the learning — and the fun!
Science and Technology
Kindergarten: Problem Solving and Innovating
Grades 1 to 4: STEM Skills and Connections
Grade 1: Life Systems: Needs and Characteristics of Living Things
Grade 2: Life Systems: Growth and Changes in Animals
Grade 3: Life Systems: Growth and Changes in Plants
Grade 4: Life Systems: Habitats and Community
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
Elementary Cycle 2: To make the most of scientific and technological tools, objects and procedures
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.