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In the new international version
of this popular program, our geography focus expands to a global scale as we
explore the world's eight biomes. In our geology section we will learn about
sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rock types. We will also have an
opportunity to see real fossils up close. Join us today to find out how the
Royal Tyrrell Museum contributes to palaeontological knowledge globally.

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About This Program

Cost

Point to Point: $135.00
Point to Point Premium: $125.00



Length

45 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 3, 4, 5

Minimum participants:

1

Maximum participants:

35


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History, Sciences


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, Blue Jeans, etc...)



Booking Information

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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.

From our new and improved Distance Learning Studio, we offer programs for schools, homeschool students, and public sites. We also offer free Information Sessions for teachers and educators that want to learn more about what we offer. Initially launched in 2006, we have connected to over 70,000 participants in 2,600 programs to Canada, the United States, and around the world! We are proud to be a recipient of the CILC Pinnacle Award Hall of Fame!

To connect with us all you need is a high-speed internet connection, webcam, and microphone-no special hardware required. We use Zoom software for single or multiple connections. 

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

Program Details

Format

In the new international version of this popular program, we will be focusing on three important subjects: geography, geology and palaeontology. Our geography focus expands to a global scale as we explore the world's eight biomes, looking at the plants and animals that inhabit those environments. In our geology section we will learn about sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rock types. Our palaeontology section provides an opportunity to see real fossils up close. Join us today to find out how the Royal Tyrrell Museum contributes to palaeontological knowledge globally.

Objectives

The participants will:
- Learn about the world's 8 Biomes
- Identify the 3 rock types
- Learn about different fossil types
- Understand how Alberta's fossils have shaped palaeontology