In-Person Programs

Children participating in the fossil fish activity 

We welcome your interest in programs for your class! We offer various programs that we have tailored to Ontario curriculums. All programs are FREE! For elementary level students, our programs usually consist of a focused presentation on the topic of your choice and an interactive activity such as gold panning or digging for fossil fish. Our programs are best suited for students in Kindergarten to Grade 5. A description of each program can be seen below:

Grade level Program Description Time (min)
Kindergarten and up Dinosaurs and Fossils Learn about dinosaurs! Meet Albertosaurus, Parasaurolophus, Tyrannsaurus and the rest of thier friends. You will see full sized skeletons and be able to touch real dinosaur fossils. 90
Grade 4 and up Rocks and Minerals

Learn about the difference between rocks and minerals in our short presentation, then gear up and take a tour of our Mine Tunnel. Finish off with digging for fossilized fish or panning for real gold.

Grade 5 and up NATURAL DISASTERS Explore Earth’s natural hazards and the powerful forces behind them, then put your knowledge to the test as we build and test structures on our earthquake shaker table. 120
Grade 7 The Great Lakes Coming soon!  

How to book a program

If you would like to book a program, please fill out the form below.

All museum programs are free but transportation costs still exist. The PDAC's Mining Matters program has a field trip subsidy that you can apply for.

Information and privacy: questions regarding the collection of information on this form can be directed to the form administrator.

Preferred program date * (required)
Preferred start time * (required)
The number of people expected to attend
(max. 30)
(min. 1)


Feel free to email the Earth Sciences Museum for general inquiries.

Or contact by phone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 35633

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