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WDM Moose Jaw - Grade 3

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


Wheels & Runners

Saskatoon WDM Wheel and Runners program ladies in an open wagonOverview: Wheels & Runners is a two hour teacher-led education program based on the theme: transportation has played important roles in the development of Saskatchewan communities. Students will interact with transportation related artifacts, make a take-home craft, and tour the museum.

Grade(s): Grade 2 - 3

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ABC Box in progressA scripted teacher led program featuring hands-on interaction with an artifact for every letter of the alphabet.

Grades: Kindergarten Social Studies INK.2
(Also Grades 1-6)

Dates: Offered year round
Cost: $3 per student
Length: 1.5 hours

Please contact the WDM Moose Jaw to book.

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Load of Nonsense

A teacher-led artifact game of truth or lie with an immigration theme. Load Of Nonsense places students in the role of early settlers, who work together as immigrants on a journey to reach Saskatchewan. Will your students know which card states the true use of the mystery artifact?

Grades: Grade 3 Social Studies IN3.1; DR3.1 (Also Grades 4-8)
Length: 1 hour
Dates: Offered year round.
Program Cost:
$3.00 / student

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Museum Learning Day

Moose Jaw WDM program in progressStudents learn by doing as they try their hand at old-fashioned skills, make crafts and meet Museum volunteers who show them their special skills.

Grade 3 Social Studies IN3.1 a,b,c; IN3.2 b; RW 3.2; RW3.3 a,b
NOTE: Activities may vary from year to year, which means that some curriculum connections may change.
(Also Grades K-6)

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When the Lights Came On - Rural Electrification in SK
Saskatchewan 1905-2005 Guide For Teachers

Candles, a model gas stove, a toaster, and other items from the WDM Rural Electrification programOverview: Students will explore what farm life was like before the rural electrification program brought power to Saskatchewan's farms in the 1950s. The effects of rural electrification on the lives of farm families and surrounding communities will be considered through hands-on interaction with artifacts in the in-museum Discovery Box program and through stories and writing assignments contained in the in-classroom lesson plans.

Grade 3 Social Studies (also Grade 4 Social Studies)
Dates: Please contact the Moose Jaw WDM for specific program dates.

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