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Electri-city cstm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Grades 5-6 (Ontario), Elementary Cycle 3 (Québec)
Fee: $9 per student (A minimum fee of $144 will be charged per group)
Duration: 75 minutes
Dates Offered: February 1 to June 28, 2018

Learn how to wire a home! Students will be led through activities to determine if materials are conductive, and to build both series and parallel circuits.

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Bridge builders cstm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Grades 5-7 (Ontario), Elementary Cycle 3 and Secondary Cycle 1 (Québec)
Fee: $9 per student (A minimum fee of $144 will be charged per group)
Duration: 75 minutes
Dates Offered: February 1 to June 28, 2018

Can you design a bridge that withstands our bridge crusher? Students will work in groups to learn about forces and materials, then build a bridge to be tested by the infamous bridge crusher!

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Pulleys and Gears Pulleys and Gears cstm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Grades 4-6 (Ontario), Elementary Cycle 2 (Québec)
Fee: $9 per student (A minimum fee of $144 will be charged per group)
Duration: 75 minutes
Dates Offered: February 1 to June 28, 2018

How many students does it take to lift a teacher? Students will discover how pulley and gear systems help us do work – by reducing the force required to accomplish a task.

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A trip around the Sun cstm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Kindergarten to Grade 1 (Ontario), Preschool and Elementary Cycle 1 (Québec)
Fee: $8 per student (A minimum fee of $128 will be charged per group)
Duration: 60 minutes
Dates Offered: February 1 to June 28, 2018

Watch a whole year go by in a single hour! In our planetarium, students see the seasons change right before their eyes – and learn the reason why.

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Woolly Experiments School Program Woolly Experiments School Program cafm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Grades 1 and 2 (Ontario), Primary Cycle 1 (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: September to June

Students have the opportunity to answer questions about fibre by using their senses and conducting interesting experiments.

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Qualities of Quantum cstm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Grade 7 to Grade 8, Secondary Cycle 1
Fee: $9 per student (A minimum fee of $144 will be charged per group)
Duration: 75 minutes
Dates Offered: January 8 to March 30, 2018

Enter the strange quantum world, where particles and waves refuse to play by the rules! Experiment, explore, and discover the true nature of reality.

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The Spies of Quantum cstm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Grades 11 and 12, Secondary V
Fee: $9 per student (A minimum fee of $144 will be charged per group)
Duration: 95 minutes
Dates Offered: January 8 to March 30, 2018

Can you crack the code? Discover how the strange world of quantum mechanics gives us the tools to secure communications with unbreakable encryption.

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Pumpkins Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: JK to Grade 1 (Ontario), Kindergarten to Primary Cycle 1 (Quebec)
Fee: Free download

Tap in to your students' Fall Harvest spirit with these engaging and educational activities where pumpkins and other fall produce can be used to create, educate, and inspire.

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Telegraph Key: A 3D exploration of electrical transmissions cstmc

Type: Activity Kits
Grade Levels: Grades 4 to 10, Cycle 2 (primary) to Cycle 2 (secondary)
Fee: Free download
Dates Offered: Offered year round

With downloadable 3D files and activity sheets, students explore an early form of electrical communication, electrical circuits and how codes can be used to transmit information

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Aircraft: A 3D exploration of the design and colouration of First World War airplanes cstmc

Type: Activity Kits
Grade Levels: Grades 5 to 11, Cycle 3 (primary) to Cycle 3 (secondary)
Fee: Free download

With downloadable 3D files and activity sheets, students explore flight, First World War aircraft and the reason why the planes look the way that they did.

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Try It At Home: #MySoilRecipe cafm

Type: Try This Out
Grade Levels: JK to Grade 9+ ON | Preschool to Secondary Cycle 3 QC

Are all soils the same? Can you figure out the recipe for the soil in your garden?

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Fall at the Farm Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: JK to Grade 3 (Ontario), Preschool to Primary Cycle 2 (Quebec)
Fee: Free download

Apples can be used for more than just eating - use these fun apple-themed activities to complement your lesson plans.

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Apprentice Chef Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits,Food literacy
Grade Levels: For Culinary Explorers Ages 10 to 14
Fee: Free download

What mysteries are hidden in the food we eat? Top off your lab coat with a chef’s hat, because you’re about to conduct some experiments that show the connection between science and what’s on our plates.

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Discover the Barns Discover the Barns School Program cafm

Type: Guided Tours,School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Guided tour adapted for all grade levels (On and Qc)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: September to June

Discover the Barns at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum to see Canada’s living agricultural history. Perfect for all ages.

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Alternative Energy and Green Vehicle Technologies Edukit Alternative Energy and Green Vehicle Technologies Edukit cstm

Type: Edukits
Grade Levels: Grades 9 and up
Fee: $129
Duration: 1 month
Dates Offered: Upon reservation

Combustion engines and hybrid-electric motors become vehicles for learning in this travelling Edukit for secondary students.

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Woolly Experiments Educational Activity Kit Woolly Experiments Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: Grades 1 and 2 (Ontario), Primary Cycle 1 (Quebec)
Fee: Free download

How can you tell if a fibre is natural or made by humans? Can you tell if a fibre is wool, cotton or polyester? Students will have an opportunity to answer these questions by using their senses and conducting interesting experiments.

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Peter Cottontail School Program Peter Cottontail School Program cafm

Type: Guided Tours,School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: JK to Grade 1 (Ontario), Preschool (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: September to June

Teach daycare, preschool, and primary students all about rabbits in Peter Cottontail at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Download Healthy Kids Quest Materials Download Healthy Kids Quest Materials cafm

The Healthy Kids Quest is a FREE, fun program designed for children aged 6 to 9 across Canada. The program consists of six flexible modules to download, each on a different theme.

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Busy Bees Educational Activity Kit Busy Bees Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: JK to Grade 3 (Ontario), Preschool to Primary Cycle 2 (Quebec)
Fee: Free download

Teach primary students about the bee life cycle and pollination with the Busy Bees kit from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Sheep Shearing Festival School Program Sheep Shearing Festival School Program cafm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: JK to Grade 3 (Ontario), Preschool to Cycle 2 (Quebec)
Fee: $11 per student
Duration: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Dates Offered: May 17 and 18, 2018

With this program, students will get to watch sheep being shorn, make felt, card and dye wool, meet a lamb up close, and watch sheepdogs in action.

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Background Information for Trains Background Information for Trains cstm

Type: Tell Me About

The wheels on the train go round and round...but how? See how steam locomotives work with these simple explanations of the parts and processes.

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Frozen Science Frozen Science cstm

Type: Try This Out

Embark on a frozen adventure to melt away the winter blues.

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Self-Guided School Visit Self-Guided School Visit casm

Type: Guided Tours
Grade Levels: All grades
Fee: $4 per student
Duration: Set your own pace; 1 to 2 hours recommended
Dates Offered: Year-round

Set your own agenda and let students explore the Museum at their own pace with self-guided school visits.

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Go with the Flow Go with the Flow cstm

Type: Try This Out

Is ketchup runnier than molasses? Explore the properties of gooey substances with these fun, hands-on experiments designed for kids to do at home.

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Peter Cottontail Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: Kindergarten to Grade 1
Fee: Free download

Learn about rabbits in your classroom or at home with these fun educational activities. What do rabbits need, what are they like, how are they different from us? All these questions are answered in this kit.

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Properties of and Changes in Matter: Bread Educational Activity Kit Properties of and Changes in Matter: Bread Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: 5 (Ontario), Primary Cycle 3 (Quebec)
Fee: Free download

Teach primary students about the physical/chemical changes of bread ingredients with this downloadable kit from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Incredible Chemical Spectacles Incredible Chemical Spectacles cstm

Type: Try This Out

You don’t need a lab to see chemistry at work — it’s in your kitchen, bathroom, and even your backyard! Discover it with these fun experiments.

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What’s to Eat Educational Activity Kit What’s to Eat Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: 1 and 2 (Ontario), Primary Cycle 1 (Quebec)
Fee: Free download

Teach primary students about food, germs, and healthy living. Download What’s to Eat for free from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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From the Ground Up! From the Ground Up! Evening Program casm

Type: Evening and Overnight Programs
Grade Levels: Ages 5 to 18
Fee: Minimum fee $540 plus tax
Duration: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Dates Offered: Year-round

Enjoy an evening of space or aviation themed activities and workshops, plus a guided tour of the Museum.

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Driving Science Home Driving Science Home cstm

Type: Try This Out

Buckle up! These fun and tasty experiments (car cake, anyone?) will get you moving as you investigate energy and the forces of motion related to cars.

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A Handful of Soil A Handful of Soil School Program cafm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: JK to Grade 1 (Ontario), Preschool and Primary Cycle 1 (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: May 1 to June 15, 2018

Show daycare, preschool, and primary students the miracle of plant life by examining A Handful of Soil at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Weather Wise : A Virtual Exploration Guide to Weather and Climate Weather Wise : A Virtual Exploration Guide to Weather and Climate cstm

Type: Virtual Programs
Grade Levels: Grades 4 to 7, Cycle 2 (primary) to Cycle 1 (secondary)
Fee: Free download
Duration: n/a
Dates Offered: Offered year round

Explore temperature, precipitation, air pressure, the greenhouse effect, climate change, and other common elements of weather.

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Science Fun in the Snow! Science Fun in the Snow! cstm

Type: Try This Out

Get to know snow with these hands-on activities. Create your own iceberg, make frozen bubbles, and prepare maple taffy on snow — a Canadian culinary treat!

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Dairy Days Educational Activity Kit Dairy Days Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: K to Grade 4 (Ontario), Preschool to Primary Cycle 2 (Quebec)
Fee: Free download

Download this free kit from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum to teach young students about dairy animals and their food products and by-products.

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marvellous magnets Marvellous Magnets cstm

Type: Try This Out

Discover the forces of magnets with these "attractive" experiments. Find out which materials are magnetic and how to make a compass.

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Flight Flight casm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Grade 6 (Ontario), Elementary Cycles Two and Three (Quebec)
Fee: $6 per student
Duration: 120 minutes
Dates Offered: September to June

How do airplanes fly? Find out in Flight, a Museum school program.

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Astronomy Virtual Program Astronomy cstm

Type: Virtual Programs
Grade Levels: Grades 2 to 12, Cycle 1 (primary) to Cycle 2 (secondary)
Fee: Free download
Duration: n/a
Dates Offered: Offered year round

Explore the night sky, Earth’s daily and seasonal changes, and astronomical technologies that make modern astronomy possible.

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Background Information for Electricity Background Information for Electricity cstm

Type: Tell Me About

Alternating current, direct current, static, electromagnetism — learn about all things electrical with simple, straightforward explanations.

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School Guided Tour School Guided Tour casm

Type: Guided Tours
Grade Levels: All grades
Fee: $5 per student
Duration: 75 minutes
Dates Offered: Year-round

Explore the history of aviation and Canada’s contributions with a guided tour of the Museum adapted for your grade level.

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Energy Educational Activity Kit Energy Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: Grade 1
Fee: Free download

Teach Grade 1 students about energy sources and forms with this free downloadable kit from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Math + Game = Fun Math + Game = Fun cstm

Type: Try This Out

If you play card, dice, or board games, you probably use math without even knowing it. Try these math games and projects for more math fun!

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Chill Out! Chill Out! School Program cafm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: 1 to 3 (Ontario), Primary Cycle 1 (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: May 1 to June 15, 2018

Show primary students how cows are milked and cool off with some ice cream in Chill Out! at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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The Incre-Edible School Program Educational Activity Kit The Incre-Edible School Program Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: 2 to 4 (Ontario), Primary Cycles 1 and 2 (Quebec)
Fee: Free download

Teach primary students about food origins and plant life cycles with the Incre-Edible School Program educational activity kit free download.

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Biosecurity Educational Activity Kit Biosecurity Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: For ages 9 and up
Fee: Free download

Teach students about the risks of rapid disease transmission. Download the Biosecurity activity kit from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Background Information for Simple Machines Background Information for Simple Machines cstm

Type: Tell Me About

What are the six types of simple machines? Find out, and see how simple machines work to help make work — a force resulting in movement — easier.

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Agriculture and the Environment Educational Activity Kit Agriculture and the Environment Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: 7, 8, 9, 11, 12 (Ontario), Secondary Cycle 2 (Quebec)
Fee: Free download

Teach secondary students how agriculture issues relate to the environment with this educational activity kit from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Agriculture and the Environment Educational Activity Kit Agriculture and the Environment School Program cafm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Grades 7 to 9 and Grades 11 and 12 (Ontario), Secondary Cycle 2 (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Dates Offered: September to June

Explore agriculture issues as they relate to the environment in this secondary school program at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Life on the International Space Station Edukit Life on the International Space Station Edukit cstm

Type: Edukits
Grade Levels: Grades 4 to 6
Fee: $129
Duration: 1 month
Dates Offered: Upon reservation

What’s it like to live and work in Space? Students in grades 4 to 6 find out with the hands-on activities and props in this out-of-this-world edukit.

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water works Water Works cstm

Type: Try This Out

Water is all around — and even inside — us. Discover its properties with these fun experiments. You’ll make a rainbow, expand a gummy bear, and more!

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Try This Out: Colors Colours cstm

Type: Try This Out

Use your grey matter to explore experiments that are sure to make you see the world through rose-coloured glasses.

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Tornado-in-a-bottle Tornado-in-a-Bottle casm

Type: Fascinating Experiments
Grade Levels: All grade levels
Fee: Free
Dates Offered: Year-round

Tornados, whirlpools, even galaxies are all vortexes. Explain how they work with this fun and simple tornado-in-a-bottle.

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Space Exploration Edukit Space Exploration Edukit cstm

Type: Edukits
Grade Levels: Grades 4 to 6
Fee: $129
Duration: 1 month
Dates Offered: Upon reservation

The emphasis is on Canadian contributions and astronauts in this stellar edukit full of hands-on activities and interactive props all about space.

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Venturi Effect The Venturi Effect casm

Type: Fascinating Experiments
Grade Levels: All grade levels
Fee: Free
Dates Offered: Year-round

The Venturi Effect can be hard to explain but this showy experiment helps it all make sense.

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Try This Out - Solar System Science Solar System Science cstm

Type: Try This Out

Cosmic clouds, planetary pizza — these Solar System science experiments are out of this world! Learn more about the Universe from your own backyard.

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Background Information for Sound Background Information for Sound cstm

Type: Tell Me About

When it comes to good vibrations, the Museum is on your wavelength. Learn all about sound energy, oscilloscopes, and how telephones work.

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Playing with Energy Playing with Energy cstm

Type: Try This Out

Turn playdough into a circuit and a plain box into an oven — these are just two of the fun experiments that’ll teach you all about energy.

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Driving the Future: Transportation, Energy, and the Environment Driving the Future: Transportation, Energy, and the Environment cstm

Type: Virtual Programs
Grade Levels: Grades 9 to 12, Cycle 2 (secondary)
Fee: Free download
Duration: n/a
Dates Offered: Offered year round

Put scientific and technological theory into practice as you explore contemporary transportation and energy issues.

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Background Information for Structures and Shapes Background Information for Structures and Shapes cstm

Type: Tell Me About

Square or triangle — which is stronger? Find out, and see how simple shapes form the basis for bridges and towers, including the CN Tower.

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Background Information for Magnets Background Information for Magnets cstm

You’ll be attracted to these simple explanations of magnets and magnetism. Learn about magnetic force fields, superconductors, and compasses, too.

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Properties of and Changes in Matter: Bread School Program and Educational Activity Kit Properties of and Changes in Matter: Bread School Program cafm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: 5 (Ontario), Primary Cycle 3 (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 2 hours
Dates Offered: September to June

Have primary students see and feel the changes in matter as wheat and yeast become bread at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Food Chains Educational Activity Kit Food Chains Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: 4 (Ontario), Primary Cycle 2 (Quebec)
Fee: Free download

Teach primary students about food chains, composting, and by-products. Download the Food Chains activity kit from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Butter Making Butter Making School Program cafm

Type: Guided Tours,School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: JK to Grade 3 (Ontario), Preschool and Primary Cycle 1 (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: September to June

Primary students will love turning cream into butter and learning about the cows in the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum’s Dairy Barn.

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The Science of Sports Virtual Program The Science of Sports cstm

Type: Virtual Programs
Grade Levels: Grades 4 to 7, Cycle 2 (primary) to Cycle 1 (secondary)
Fee: Free download
Duration: n/a
Dates Offered: Offered year round

Discover how force, movement, and energy are involved in your favourite sports, and apply science theory to physical activities.

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Night Flight Night Flight Sleepovers casm

Type: Evening and Overnight Programs
Grade Levels: Ages 5 to 18
Fee: Minimum fee $775 plus tax
Duration: See Program Schedule
Dates Offered: Year-round

Pack your toothbrush, sleeping bag, and sense of adventure for a Night Flight sleepover at the Museum.

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Meet the Farm Animals Educational Activity Kit Meet the Farm Animals Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits
Grade Levels: K to Grade 2 (Ontario), Preschool to Primary Cycle 1 (Quebec)
Fee: Free download

Teach kindergarten and primary students about animals and their products with this free kit from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Meet Mrs Farmer Meet Mrs Farmer cafm

Type: Educational Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Daycare Centres: 18 months to 4yrs
Fee: $9 per child
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: Year-Round

Do you know Mrs Farmer? The children accompany her to meet the small animals on the farm.

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Properties and Nature of Light Edukit Properties and Nature of Light Edukit cstm

Type: Edukits
Grade Levels: Grades 4 to 6
Fee: $129
Duration: 1 month
Dates Offered: Upon reservation

This enlightening Edukit includes lenses, mirrors, prisms, ray boxes, and lasers to help students in Grades 4 to 6 explore light, vision, and colour.

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The Secret of Ships The Secret of Ships cstm

Type: Try This Out

Ahoy mateys! Discover one of the oldest forms of transportation with these activities about ships. You can even build your own boat — miniature, of course!

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Say Cheese! School Program Say Cheese! School Program cafm

Type: Guided Tours,School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: JK to Grade 2 (Ontario), Preschool and Primary Cycle 1 (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: September to June

Indulge students’ senses as they make, taste, and learn about cheese in this preschool/primary program at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Try This Out! - Incredible Science Tricks Incredible Science Tricks cstm

Type: Try This Out

What’s the magic word? Science! Dazzle your audience with feats of physics, mathematics, and chemistry. They’ll think it’s magic — you’ll know it’s science!

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Background Information for Astronomy Background Information for Astronomy cstm

Type: Tell Me About

Want to learn more about telescopes and the seasons? Find out with easy-to-access information on the Sun, Moon, planets, and all things astronomical.

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Try This Out! - Lighten Up! Lighten Up! cstm

Type: Try This Out

It’s bendy, bouncy, colourful, and all around you. What is it? Light! Learn all about the properties of light with these fun, easy experiments.

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Background Information for Looking at Light Background Information for Looking at Light cstm

Type: Tell Me About

Periscopes, microscopes, and telescopes all use light. That’s because we need light to see. Scope out more enlightening information with these fun facts.

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Energy for Tomorrow Edukit Energy for Tomorrow Edukit cstm

Type: Edukits
Grade Levels: Grades 4 to 6
Fee: $129
Duration: 1 month
Dates Offered: Upon reservation

Learning has never been more attractive! This electrifying edukit includes hands-on activities to teach students in grades 4 to 6 about electromagnetism.

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Background Information for Energy Background Information for Energy cstm

Type: Tell Me About

Energy is all around us and with today’s concern for the environment, understanding energy is important. Learn all about it with these simple explanations.

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Genetics and Reproductive Technologies Genetics and Biotechnology School Program cafm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Grades 11 and up (Ontario), Secondary Cycle 2 and up (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Dates Offered: September to June

Show secondary students the practical use of Punnett squares and let them help improve the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum’s herd.

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Air Flow Air Flow casm

Type: Fascinating Experiments
Grade Levels: All grade levels
Fee: Free
Dates Offered: Year-round

Food colouring flows through water and around a toy airplane mimicking how air flows around a real aircraft.

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Aviation and Technology Aviation and Technology casm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: 9 - 11 (Ontario), Secondary Cycles One and Two (Quebec)
Fee: $5 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: September to June

What do swimsuits and sharkskin have to do with aircraft? Find out in the Museum’s Aviation and Technology school program.

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The Big blue balloon adventure The Big Blue Balloon Adventure casm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Junior and Senior Kindergarten (Ontario), Preschool (Quebec)
Fee: $5 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: September to June

Hunt for shapes, build flying machines, and dress up like aviators in the Museum’s Big Blue Balloon Adventure school program.

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Try This Out! - Elastic Science Elastic Science cstm

Type: Try This Out

Stretch your imagination with these activities that use common household items to help you experiment and build with elastic bands.

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Chews Wisely Educational Activity Kit Chews Wisely Educational Activity Kit cafm

Type: Educational Activity Kits,Food literacy
Grade Levels: 5 (Ontario), Primary Cycle 3 (Quebec)
Fee: Free download

Teach students about food and healthy living with the free Chews Wisely activity kit from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Viscous Vortex A Viscous Vortex casm

Type: Fascinating Experiments
Grade Levels: All grade levels
Fee: Free
Dates Offered: Year-round

Watch what happens when you drop food colouring into milk!

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Bread Science Bread Science School Program cafm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: 1 and 3 (Ontario), Primary Cycles 1 and 2 (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 2 hours
Dates Offered: September to June

Show primary students how wheat is grown and bread is made in Bread Science at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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The Wonderful World of Woolly the Sheep Travelling Edukit The Wonderful World of Woolly the Sheep Travelling Edukit cafm

Type: Edukits
Grade Levels: Kindergarten to Grade 2
Fee: $129 for four weeks (includes outbound shipping and handling)
Duration: 4 weeks
Dates Offered: upon reservation

Teach primary students about sheep and their by-products. Borrow the Wonderful World of Woolly the Sheep from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

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Cycle–ology virtual program Cycle–ology cstm

Type: Virtual Programs
Grade Levels: Grades 4 to 6, Cycles 2 and 3 (primary)
Fee: Free download
Duration: n/a
Dates Offered: Offered year round

Examine the science of bicycles and how they have changed through history, evolving from pastime to serious mode of transportation.

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Busy Bees School Program and Educational Activity Kit Busy Bees School Program cafm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: JK to Grade 3 (Ontario), Preschool to Primary Cycle 2 (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: September to June

Through gameplaying students learn about the bee life cycle, how bees turn nectar into honey, and why many plants rely on them to produce fruits and seeds.

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Meet the Farm Animals School Program and Educational Activity Kit Meet the Farm Animals School Program cafm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: JK to Grade 2 (Ontario), Preschool and Primary Cycle 1 (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: September to June

Students use their senses to discover the characteristics and needs of dairy and beef cattle, sheep, pigs, horses, goats, rabbits, chickens, and bees.

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Pumpkins School Program Pumpkins School Program cafm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: JK to Grade 1 (Ontario), Preschool and Primary Cycle 1 (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: September 25 to October 31, 2017

As the leaves begin to fall and Halloween approaches, pumpkins are ripe for picking! Take advantage of the harvest season and Halloween festivities…and discover the iconic pumpkin!

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Napkin in water Napkin in Water casm

Type: Fascinating Experiments
Grade Levels: All grade levels
Fee: Free
Dates Offered: Year-round

If you’ve got budding magicians in your class, this is the experiment for them!

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