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WDM Saskatoon - Grade 6


Please note that these programs are only available
by pre-registering and space is limited.

 

Explore Ag & Seed Survivor

Grade 3-6 students are invited to a FREE half-day field trip that explores AGRICULTURE!

Students are guided through a curriculum-based program that includes hands-on lessons on growing healthy plants and healthy food, interactive computer games, sunflower seed planting station, a scavenger hunt in the museum and much more!

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Museum Days

Saskatoon WDM Museum Days Milking CowOverview: Come learn, live and celebrate Saskatchewan's heritage at Museum Days. Museum Day will bring the museum alive, inside and out, with demonstrations, interpretations, displays and activities. Students, accompanied by a chaperone/teacher, may try their hand at different “old-time” activities, including making a rope, turning wheat into flour, writing with a nib pen and ink, washing clothes on a scrub board, pumping water and more.

Grades:
2 - 6

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Celebrate Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan 1905-2005 Guide For Teachers

Some items from the WDM Celebrations program - a Metis sash, jingles from a First Nations dress, a Chinese lantern, placecards and photos from 2005 festivitiesOverview:   Students will gain an appreciation for how elements of the arts, including music, dance, drama, and visual art, are integral components of how we celebrate in Saskatchewan. Students will explore family, community, provincial, and national occasions celebrated in Saskatchewan since 1905. Emphasis will be placed on the diverse cultural groups represented in Saskatchewan.

Grades: Grade 6 English Language Arts (also Grades 7-8)

Dates: This program is available September-October and January-June.

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Saskatchewan Wartime Contributions
Saskatchewan 1905-2005 Guide For Teachers

Items from the Wartime Discovery Box - a hand knit sock, beaded poppy, ration coupon book, Victory Bond ad, bag of wheatOverview: Students will learn about Saskatchewan's participation in the world wars, our contributions, and about life on the homefront. The in-Museum Discovery Box program focuses on the homefront and the effects of war on the people of Saskatchewan. FREE in-classroom lesson plans discuss how young people helped war efforts and the experience of Aboriginal people during and after the First World War. 

Grades: Grade 6 Social Studies (Also Grades 7, 8, 12)

Dates:
This program is available September-October and January-June.

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Festival of Trees School Visits

The WDM Saskatoon hosts annually the popular Christmas display Festival of Trees. Bring your students for a self-guided visit to see historical 1910 Boomtown brought to life in festive splendour. Add a special season sparkle by visiting the “Once Upon A Christmas” exhibit, an annual WDM display of fairy tales and holiday scenes presented in early, simple animatronics.

Find out how to register your class for a Festival of Trees Visit >>

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