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Our Q&A program! A Science Educator will first introduce your students to the science of palaeontology. The remainder of the program is driven by your class! Formulate questions directly related to your curriculum, or watch as your students are inspired by each other’s curiosity. Animations, images, video clips, and real fossils will complement our responses.
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Cost

Point to Point: $125.00
Point to Point Premium: $115.00


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Length

45 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9Public Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

None

Maximum participants:

35


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History, Sciences


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Skype, iChat, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)
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A full refund will be granted for cancellation requests received at least 24 hours prior to your program.

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Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology (Canada)

Drumheller, Alberta
Canada

The Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology is Canada's only museum dedicated to the science of palaeontology and to celebrating the history and spectacular diversity of life on Earth - from the tiniest grains of pollen to the mightiest dinosaur. Housing over 170,000 individual specimens, the Museum is internationally renowned for its palaeontological research, collection of extraordinary educational and scientific value, and dynamic galleries.
Through award-winning and innovative Distance Learning programs delivered from the Canadian Badlands, your students can connect to experts who will inspire them with creative, fun, and educational activities.

Contact:
Bookings
tyrrell.bookings@gov.ab.ca
1-403-823-7707

Program Details

Format

The program begins with an introduction to the science of palaeontology, followed by a brief tour of the museum and examinations of actual fossils. Students will then ask their questions, and the educator's response may include supplemental multimedia (i.e. video, animation, images and fossils).

Objectives

The participants will:

  • gain a greater understanding of the field of palaeontology
  • have the opportunity to engage in a discussion with an expert regarding palaeontology
  • gain a greater appreciation for the history of life on Earth and the historical resources associated with that history

    Standards Alignment

    National Standards

    NS.K-4.1 - Science as Inquiry

  • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
  • Understandings about scientific inquiry

    NS.K-4.2 - Physical Science
  • Properties of objects and materials

    NS.K-4.3 - Life Science
  • Characteristics of organisms
  • Life cycles of organisms
  • Organisms and their environments

    NS.K-4.4 - Earth and Space Science
  • Properties of earth materials

    NS.K-4.5 - Science and Technology
  • Understanding about science and technology
  • Abilities to distinguish between natural objects and objects made by humans

    NS.K-4.6 - Personal and Social Perspectives
  • Characteristics and changes in populations
  • Changes in environments
  • Science and technology in local challenges

    NS.K-4.7 - History of Nature and Science
  • Science as a human endeavor

    NS.5-8.1 - Science as Inquiry
  • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
  • Understanding about scientific inquiry

    NS.5-8.3 - Life Science
  • Structure and function in living systems
  • Reproduction and heredity
  • Regulation and behavior
  • Populations and ecosystems
  • Diversity and adaptations of organisms

    NS.5-8.4 - Earth and Space Science
  • Structure of the earth system
  • Earth’s history

    NS.5-8.5 - Science and Technology
  • Abilities of technological design
  • Understandings about science and technology

    NS.5-8.6 - Personal and Social Perspectives
  • Populations, resources, and environments
  • Science and technology in society

    NS.5-8.7 - History of Nature and Science
  • Science as a human endeavor
  • Nature of science
  • History of science

    NS.9.1 - Science as Inquiry
  • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
  • Understanding about scientific inquiry

    NS.9.3 - Life Science
  • The cell
  • Molecular basis of heredity
  • Biological evolution
  • Interdependence of organisms
  • Matter, energy, and organization in living systems
  • Behavior of organisms

    NS.9.4 - Earth and Space Science
  • Energy in the earth system
  • Geochemical cycles
  • Origin and evolution of the earth system
  • Origin and evolution of the universe

    NS.9.5 - Science and Technology
  • Abilities of technological design
  • Understandings about science and technology

    NS.9.6 - Personal and Social Perspectives
  • Population growth
  • Science and technology in local, national, and global challenges

    NS.9.7 - History and Nature of Science
  • Science as a human endeavor
  • Nature of scientific knowledge
  • Historical perspectives

    State Standards

    Alberta:
    Kindergarten - Environment and Community Awareness
    Grade 1 - Science - Seasonal Changes; Needs of Animals and Plants
    Grade 2 - Science - Small Crawling and Flying Animals
    Grade 3 - Science - Rocks and Minerals; Animal Life Cycles
    Grade 4 - Social Studies - Alberta: The Land, Histories and Stories
    Grade 5 - Social Studies - Canada: The Land, Histories and Stories
    Grade 6 - Science - Evidence and Investigation
    Grades 4-6 - Health - Life Careers
    Grade 7 - Science - Interactions and Ecosystems; Planet Earth
    Grade 8 - Science - Freshwater and Saltwater Systems
    Grade 9 - Science - Biological Diversity