Summer Fun Days

Summer Fun Days

Program Description

End your school year on a high note at the museum, with a range of fun activities and dynamic presentations.

Duration: Two 40-minute workshops

Each workshop lasts 40 minutes and your fee includes museum admission.

Choice of workshop times are 9:30 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. or 12:45 p.m.

Workshops Offered

Boat Building
(for grades 1-3 ON | Elementary Cycles 1 and 2 QC)

Find out what floats and what doesn’t. Build your own boat or raft for testing in the boatbuilding contest.

Liquid Nitrogen and Chemical Wonders Junior
(for grades 1 to 3 ON | Elementary Cycle 1 to Elementary Cycle 2 QC)

Investigate the world of chemistry that surrounds us! Explore the realm of the super-cold with a liquid nitrogen demonstration and experiment with exciting reactions.

Liquid Nitrogen and Chemical Wonders
(for grades 4 to 8 ON | Elementary Cycle 2 to Secondary Cycle 1 QC)

Investigate the world of chemistry that surrounds us! Explore the realm of the super-cold with a liquid nitrogen demonstration and experiment with exciting reactions.

Bridges
(for grades 1 to 6 ON | Elementary Cycle 1 to 3 QC)

Learn about the different types of bridges, and construct your own for the bridge-building contest.

Catapults
(for grades 4 to 8 ON | Elementary Cycles 2 and 3 and Secondary Cycle 1 QC)

Learn about the forces harnessed with catapults and trebuchets. Build your own throwing machine, complete with levers and gears. Experiment with design and test your creation on the target range.

Planetarium and Space
(for grades 1 to 8 ON | Elementary Cycle 1 to Secondary Cycle 1 QC)

Discover the challenges of space travel as you explore our solar system. Handle some rocks from Space, and have a look at the sky in our inflatable planetarium.

Water Rockets
(for grades 1 to 8 ON | Elementary Cycle 1 to Secondary Cycle 1 QC)

Launch water rockets and observe Newton’s three laws of motion in action. (weather permitting)

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Teacher Tips

Make name tags to help the museum educator build rapport with students. Students may bring a lunch or purchase one from the museum’s café.

Teachers may preview the museum free of charge at any time, by presenting proof of their teaching status at the admission desk.

Consider familiarizing your group with our site with these tips to help plan your visit or by downloading a PDF document and PowerPoint presentation available below.

DOWNLOAD INFORMATION FOR PLANNING YOUR VISIT (ZIP, 6 MB)

Fees

$9 per student.
Includes Museum admission.
A minimum fee of $135 will be charged per group.

CSTM
Canada Science and Technology Museum
Grade Level:
Grade 1 - Grade 8 (Ontario)
Elementary Cycle 1 - Secondary Cycle 1 (Quebec)
Fee
$9 per student
Duration
80 minutes
Dates Offered
June 1 to 19, 2020
Max Group Size
30
Program Location
At the Museum