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On the Animals’ Trail

Come and discover the different tracks that animals make and then we will go into the forest to look for animal tracks. https://museoparc.ca/programmes-scolaires/

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Little Sweet Tooth

Children walk through the heritage forest of Richelieu Park and discover its main attraction: a unique urban sugar bush! Children are introduced to the cycle of the seasons, the different

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The School of Insects

Insects are essential to natural habitats and the other living beings in them. The school of insects activity allows students to learn more about insect body parts and their diet.

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Ornithologist-In-Training

Learn all about the birds we can find in Richelieu Park. Learn their names and how to recognize them. We will later search for them in the Richelieu Forest. https://museoparc.ca/programmes-scolaires/

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Versatile Plants

Different plants have different uses and it is important to know about them. You will learn information about medicinal, edible and toxic plants in this workshop. Can you recognize all

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Simple Machines

Explore the use of simple machines and how they make our everyday lives easier. Watson’s Mill is filled with levers, inclined planes, wheels & axles, wedges, pulleys, and screws. together

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The entrance to the Diefenbunker: Canada's Cold War Museum

Emergency Preparedness

What did people do to stay safe during the Cold War? To find out, students watch a primary source: the 1973 government-issued 11 Steps to Survival video. Students then look at emergency

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The entrance to the Diefenbunker: Canada's Cold War Museum

Daily Life in the Diefenbunker

In this program, students explore what life would have been like in the Diefenbunker during a lockdown. Divided into three groups (military, civilian, and government), they discover how each group

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The entrance to the Diefenbunker: Canada's Cold War Museum

Continuity of Government

This program uses primary sources from a scenario that took place in 1986, when the Diefenbunker was active. As air-raid sirens blare, students are assigned key roles and tasked with

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The entrance to the Diefenbunker: Canada's Cold War Museum

Conflict Resolution

This program follows YOUCAN Ottawa’s teaching of conflict resolution skills, which has been successful for twenty years. Students begin by exploring the communication and decision-making skills needed in conflict resolution.

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The entrance to the Diefenbunker: Canada's Cold War Museum

Art and Peacebuilding

What role did art play in the Cold War? How can art be used to build and promote peace? This program encourages dialogue and discussion about the role of art

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Picture of Bytown Museum Canal

Lock Talks

Discover the Ottawa Locks, set next to majestic Parliament Hill in the heart of the nation’s capital. Travel back to the early 19th century when Colonel By and his workers

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