Ingenium’s Learn at Home Series: Brave Experimenter (Grades 4–7)

Ingenium’s Learn at Home Series: Brave Experimenter (Grades 4–7)

A boy and a girl sit on a white couch smiling at a laptop, while two adults look over their shoulders.

Learn at Home Series postponed until further notice

Learning at home doesn’t mean you have to miss the fun field trips! Now you can take a virtual field trip to all of Ingenium’s three museums — the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, and the Canada Science and Technology Museum — from the safety and comfort of home.

During this five-week series, participants will enjoy a fun, interactive session about a different subject each week. Ingenium’s Education Team has selected a diverse group of programs from our Virtual Field Trip menu to create a unique experience for you!

Sign Up Now! (Postponed until further notice)

calendar iconDates: January 11, 2021 to April 14, 2021 (Note: The day of the week varies, depending on the host museum)

clock iconTime: 11 a.m. EDT (English) and 1:30 p.m. EDT (French)

dollar symbol iconCost: $25 for members or $30 for non-members*
*Cost will be reduced in consideration for new registrants who missed the first session on January 11

icon of a childWho can join: Ingenium’s Learn at Home Series is designed for individual families who are home schooling. One registration per household; siblings are welcome to join in. Note: Groups or classes should sign up from the Virtual Field Trips page.

Schedule for Brave Experimenter

Flight (January 11)

A museum employee showing an aircraft's cockpit to a young visitorPrepare for takeoff! In this Virtual Field Trip, students will explore the properties of air and the four forces of flight that help aircraft get in the air, and stay there. On a virtual tour of the museum, they will observe and discuss the relationship between the shape, size, and choice of materials used to build aircraft from 1909 to today.

Life in the Soil (March 22)

earthworms in soilDuring the program, students observe the characteristics of earthworms, study their life cycle and discover how worms contribute to healthy soils.

Hidden Worlds: Under the Microscope (March 31)

microscope and slidesExamine micro worlds of everyday objects under a live video feed of the museum’s digital microscope.

Yoga at the Farm (April 6)

yoga decor and toy farm animalsTour the barn through two-way video to meet the sheep, goats, rabbits, and chickens. Students also get to meet the not-so-small pigs!

Design Technology (April 14)

a laser cutter machineStudents will discover how design technologies expand the possibilities of art and design, while creating their own design for a laser cut pin.

Program Details

Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
Canada Aviation and Space Museum
Canada Science and Technology Museum
Dates Offered
January 11 to April 14, 2021
Program Location