Connecting Flight

Connecting Flight School Program

Program Description

During this interactive guided tour, your students will hear about early dreams of flight across different cultures, explore the ideas of aircraft inventors, and discover how air travel has affected life for people in different parts of Canada. 

Students in Grade 1/Elementary Cycle 1 will practice map-reading using the museum’s floor plan, and learn how aircraft have helped overcome the challenges of Canada’s geography. Older students will discuss aeronautics in greater depth, exploring how people developed and improved aircraft to meet various needs.

Curriculum Links

ONTARIO QUEBEC
Grade 1 Social Studies — People and Environments Elementary Cycle 1 Geography, History and Citizenship Education — Competency - To construct his/her representation of space, time and society
Grade 2 Social Studies — People and Environments    
Grade 3 Social Studies — People and Environments    

Teacher Tips

Make the most of your Museum outing with these tips to help plan your visit.

Fees

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

CASM
Canada Aviation and Space Museum
Grade Level:
Grade 1 - Grade 3 (Ontario)
Elementary Cycle 1 (Quebec)
Fee
$5 per student
Duration
60 minutes
Dates Offered
September to June
Max Group Size
28
Program Location
At the Museum