Give your students the gift of discovery.
Discovery Visits provide a fun and unique way for students and teachers to learn through play, covering a number of Saskatchewan curricular outcomes through a combination of integrated STEAM learning and cultural and social components.
Requests for Discovery Visits for the 2019/2020 school year will begin on September 16, 2019 and requests received before that date will not be considered. Discovery Visits will begin October 1, 2019 and will run until the end of June 2020.
Well organized, fantastic materials. Hands on, play based exploration of math, science, and art. The staff worked very well with our groups and were very accommodating to students with extra needs. It was great!
Clang! Bang! Boom!Pre-K-Grade 4
Explore the sound of science while learning about pitch, volume, sound waves and vibration. Create colourful unique sound makers to entertain the people around you.
Rock On!Grades 3-6
The story of our earth can be told by exploring rock formation and erosion. Rocks and minerals are often the main characters in learning how landforms were shaped.
Simple MachinesGrades 3-6
Create simple machine technology and learn how many of these simple machines has benefited humans. A catapult challenge at the end adds an extra pop of fun.
A Promise is a PromiseK-Grade 3
There are many ways to make a promise. Examine different kinds of promises and the importance of keeping a promise that has been made.
Hello BodyGrades 4 & 5
Meet the world’s most advanced machine-your body! Hello Body builds children’s understanding of how their bodies work with hands on activities.
Discovery NorthPre-K-Grade 3
Get to know the many amazing animals of northern Saskatchewan through our interactive Discovery North program.
Colour BlastPre-K-Grade 3
From colour mixing to chemical reactions, children will have a blast playing with colours in our Colour Blast program.
What goes up must come down! The Construction/Destruction program uses shapes, and structures to teach children about motion and rhythm.
This experience does not have a facilitated portion. Instead classes are free to explore all that the museum has to offer for the full two hours. Upon arrival, a facilitator will welcome you to the museum and go through the guidelines before your exploration.
The Fine Print
- Programs will commence on Tuesday, October 1 and must be booked using the online registration form.
- Programs run for 120 minutes and include 45 minutes of facilitated program time and 75 minutes of museum exploration time.
- Program time slots are available Tuesday to Friday from 9:45 am – 11:45 am or 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm.
- Cost for a Discovery Visit is $5 per student, with teachers and chaperones free of charge
- Program capacity is minimum 6 students, maximum 32 students. There is a chaperone requirement of 1 adult for every 6 students.
- Discovery Visits must be booked 2 weeks in advance of visit date.
- Fees can either be paid on arrival or teachers can choose to be invoiced separately.
- Advance payment for visits is non-refundable.
- Invoices will be emailed and include all details about the visit and fees.
- Two partnering classes are welcome to book for the same 2-hour Discovery Visit time slot to for those educators who wish to share bussing costs to the museum.
- If two classes are sharing a 2-hour Discovery Visit time slot, then two 45-minute Facilitated programs will be offered with one class attending a Facilitated program at the beginning and the second class attending one at the end.
- If two classes are planning on attending together, each class is required to fill out a Discovery Visit request form.
- Cancellations less than 48 hours prior to the booking will be billed for 50% of the requested tickets. Cancellations less than 24 hours prior to the booking will be billed for 100% of the requested tickets.