Aviation and Technology

Aviation and Technology School Programs

Program Description

During this tour, your students will handle the materials used to build the aircraft they visit. They will be able to feel the lightness of bamboo and examine honeycomb structures up close, helping them to better understand why and how these materials work. Students will also discuss changes in aviation technology over time, and will explore ways of reducing aviation’s environmental impact. Aircraft examined may include:

Students also discuss changes in aviation technology over time and examine ways to lessen an aircraft’s environmental impact. It’s all in Aviation and Technology.

NEW by Special Request – Aviation and Technology Careers

All the same great information and hands-on interactivity as our regular program with a special careers twist! Students will learn about historical careers and also discover the myriad of possible careers in today’s aerospace industry. This program meets expectation from the new Ontario Grade 10 Career Studies (GLC20) course.

Curriculum Links

Grade 9 Technological Education — Exploring Technologies Secondary Cycle 1 Science and Technology — The Technological World
Grade 10 Technological Education — Transportation Technologies Secondary Cycle 2 Science and Technology — The Technological World
Grade 11 Technological Education — Transportation Technologies    

Teacher Tips

Prepare your class with these pre-visit activity suggestions. Make the most of your Museum outing with these tips to help plan your visit.


$5 per student, chaperones free (minimum fee of $100; maximum 28 students)
Includes Museum admission.

Canada Aviation and Space Museum
Grade Level:
Grade 9 - Grade 11 (Ontario)
Secondary Cycle 1 - Secondary Cycle 2 (Quebec)
$5 per student
90 minutes
Dates Offered
September to June
Max Group Size
Program Location
At the Museum