Educational Programs

School Programs

Ingenium's curriculum-linked school programs are ideal for preschool through secondary classes, as well as daycare and camp groups.

 

Grade Levels
Education Program Type
  • cstmc
  • cstm
  • cafm
  • casm
Electri-city cstm

Type: School Programs and Workshops
Grade Levels: Grades 5-6 (Ontario), Elementary Cycle 3 (Québec)
Fee: $9 per student
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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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
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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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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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
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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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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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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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
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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