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WDM Saskatoon - Museum Days

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Program Information

Saskatoon WDM Museum Days Milking CowMUSEUM DAYS 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. Teachers/Chaperones will be provided with a map listing of all activities taking place.

Interpreters will inhabit Boomtown; demonstrations, inside and outside (weather permitting), will add activity and interest. Make a rope, turn wheat into flour, write with a nib pen and ink, wash clothes on a scrub board and squeeze them through a hand-turned wringer, pump water, and more. Watch the blacksmiths shape a red hot iron rod into a utensil or listen to the telegraphers send a message using the dots and dashes of Morse Code. Have you ever tried milking a cow? Here is your chance! All activities are intended to give children an idea of what it was like to live 100 years ago.

We encourage students to dress as children would have in early Saskatchewan days.

Location: Western Development Museum - Saskatoon

Date(s): May 29 & 30, 2018
Application Deadline: April 20, 2018

Program Cost: $4.00 / student


Curriculum Connections

NOTE: Activities may vary from year to year, which means that some curriculum connections may change.

Grade 2 Social Studies IN2.1; IN2.2; DR2.1; DR2.2; RW2.1  

Grade 3 Social Studies IN3.1; IN3.2; DR3.2; RW3.1; RW3.2; RW3.3

Grade 4 Social Studies IN4.2; IN4.3; DR4.1; RW4.1; RW4.2 and Science RM4.2

Grade 5 Social Studies DR5.1; DR5.3 and Science MC5.1; MC5.2; FM5.2; FM5.3

Grade 6 Social Studies 


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WDM Saskatoon Museum Days Program - Information (PDF)

WDM Saskatoon Museum Days Program - Application (PDF)