Educational Programs

Life in the Soil

earthworms in soil

Program description

We often forget that the ground is teeming with life. With your students, discover the creatures hiding underground. During the program, students observe the characteristics of earthworms, study their life cycle and discover how worms contribute to healthy soils.

Note: This program is virtual via Zoom, Google Meet, or the platform of your choice.

Curriculum links

Kindergarten: Problem Solving and Innovating
Science and Technology — Understanding Life Systems
Grade 1 - Needs and Characteristics of Living Things
Grade 2 - Growth and Changes in Animals
Grade 3 - Growth and Changes in Plants
Grade 4 - Habitats and Communities
Grade 6 - Biodiversity

Preschool: To construct his/her understanding of the world
Mathematics, Science and Technology: Science and Technology
Cycle 1: To explore the world of science and technology
Cycles 2 and 3: To make the most of scientific and technological tools, objects and procedures

Teacher tips

An educator from the museum will connect with your classroom using videoconferencing software. Through your web camera and the chat feature, the educator will see and interact with the students throughout the session. See the attached document for tips and tricks for connecting with your class.


After you book your program, we will provide information about the program set up and any supplies you/your students will need to maximize your experience.

* If you are booking additional programs for the same day and at the same museum, a $50 discount will be applied to subsequent programs.


Booking requests can be made through our Online Reservation Request Form.

You can also connect directly to our Customer Relations team:
Phone: 613-991-3053 or 1-866-442-4416

Program Details

Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
Grade Level:
K - Grade 6 (Ontario)
Preschool - Elementary Cycle 3 (Quebec)
$100 ($50 for additional programs)*
40 minutes
Dates Offered
November to June
Max Group Size
Program Location
At Your School