Educational Programs

School Programs 2018-2019

The Museum’s curriculum-linked school programs are ideal for preschool through secondary classes.

Programs are available weekdays from September to June and start between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Some programs can be shortened to suit your requirements. All of the Museum’s Educators are experts in adjusting the content to your class.

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How to book a program

STEP 1: CHOOSE

Review the curriculum-linked school programs offered by the Museum.

STEP 2: REQUEST A RESERVATION

Online

Complete the School Programs Reservations Request Form a minimum of three weeks ahead of time to organize your visit. Choose your program and a preferred date and time as well as alternate selections, should your first choice not be available. Space is often limited, so we encourage you to contact us as early as possible.

Your wait time to hear back from a customer relations representative may take up to 72 hours. Please note that the Customer Relations office is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed statutory holidays.

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By email

contact@IngeniumCanada.org

Please include the following information:

  • Number of participants and chaperones, grade level(s), language preference (English or French)
  • Preferred and alternate activities, dates and times
  • Name, complete mailing address, telephone, email and fax number of group leader and of your organization or school.

Your wait time to hear back from a customer relations representative may take up to 72 hours. Please note that the Customer Relations office is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed statutory holidays.

STEP 3: CONFIRMATION

A notice of confirmation with reservation number will be emailed to you, this will be your proof of reservation.


Grade Levels
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: $9 per student
Duration: 60 minutes
Dates Offered: September 18, 2018 to May 30, 2019

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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Simple Machines cstm

Type: School Programs and Workshops

Grade Levels: Grades 1-3 (Ontario), Elementary Cycle 1 and 2 (Québec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 75 minutes
Dates Offered: November 6, 2018 to May 30, 2019

Move a heavy object using wheels and axles, ramps and pulleys! Students discover the amazing world of simple machines in this hands-on program.

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Everyday Energy cstm

Type: School Programs and Workshops

Grade Levels: Grades 1-3 (Ontario), Elementary Cycle 1 and 2 (Québec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 60 minutes
Dates Offered: November 6, 2018 to May 30, 2019

Investigate how to make everyday objects function! Students explore various forms of energy and discover how water is used to create energy for the home.

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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: September 18, 2018 to May 30, 2019

Students discover how pulley and gear systems help us do work – by reducing the force required to accomplish a task.

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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: September 18, 2018 to May 30, 2019

Can you design a bridge that withstands our bridge crusher? Students 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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Electri-city cstm

Type: School Programs and Workshops

Grade Levels: Grades 5, 6 and 9 (Ontario), Elementary Cycle 3 and Secondary Cycle 2 (Québec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 75 minutes
Dates Offered: September 18, 2018 to May 30, 2019

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

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Forces in Action cstm

Type: School Programs and Workshops

Grade Levels: Grades 2-3 (Ontario), Elementary Cycle 2 (Quebec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 60 minutes
Dates Offered: November 6, 2018 to May 30, 2019

Ready…set…GO! Students investigate forces and movement using a variety of tools and experiments, including a race car challenge.

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Ocean Explorers cstm

Type: School Programs and Workshops

Grade Levels: Grade 6-7 (Ontario), Elementary Cycle 3 and Secondary Cycle 1 (Québec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 90 Minutes
Dates Offered: November 6, 2018 to May 30, 2019

How do we find out what lies beneath the ocean? Students will discover the different ways scientists research and learn about our oceans.

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Light Paths cstm

Type: School Programs and Workshops

Grade Levels: Grade 10 (Ontario), Secondary Cycle 2 (Québec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: 90 minutes
Dates Offered: November 6, 2018 to May 30, 2019

Play with light! Students create a chain reaction to pass a beam of light from one group to another using lenses, mirrors, and other optical tools.

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Self-Guided School Visit cstm

Type: Guided Tours,School Programs and Workshops

Grade Levels: All grade levels
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: Available 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Dates Offered: Year-round

Self-guided tours are the perfect way to chart your own course through the exhibitions.

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Summer Fun Days cstm

Type: School Programs and Workshops

Grade Levels: Kindergarten to Grade 8 (Ontario), Preschool to Secondary Cycle 1 (Québec)
Fee: $9 per student
Duration: Two 45-minute workshops
Dates Offered: June 3 to 21, 2019

End your school year at the museum – where students participate in a range of activities and dynamic presentations. Registration opens in January 2019.

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