Due to required maintenance, we are using two entrances. To visit exhibit halls and live demos, please use rear entrance. For the OMNIMAX® Theatre, enter through the front entrance. Shuttle service is available.
Type : Virtual School Program
Grade : 1
Duration : 45 minutes
Capacity : one group, maximum 35 students
Price : $150 per group
Language : English only
Follow the tracks to find out which animal ate all the strawberries in the Science Centre garden! Practise your problem-solving and computational thinking skills while connecting to Indigenous ways of knowing about animals.
Schedule until June 24, 2022:
Our programs have ended for the 2021-22 school year. Sign up for our Teacher eNews to get updates on what we're planning for the fall.
|2||Investigate needs and characteristics of plants and animals, including humans|
|2.2||Investigate and compare the basic needs of humans and other living things, including the need for air, water, food, warmth, and space, using a variety of methods and resources|
|2.3||Investigate and compare the physical characteristics of a variety of plants and animals, including humans|
|2.6||Use appropriate science and technology vocabulary, including investigation, explore, needs, space, and food, in oral and written communication|
|3.1||Identify environment as the area in which something or someone exists or lives|
|3.4||Describe the characteristics of a healthy environment, including clean air and water and nutritious food, and explain why it is important for all living things to have a healthy environment|
|3.5||Describe how showing care and respect for all living things helps to maintain a healthy environment (e.g., leaving all living things in their natural environment; feeding birds during cold winter months; helping to plant and care for plants in the gardens that attract birds and butterflies; caring for the school and the schoolyard as an environment)|
|3.6||Identify what living things provide for other living things (e.g., trees produce the oxygen that other living things breathe; plants such as tomatoes and apple trees and animals such as cows and fish provide food for humans and for other animals; a tree stump provides a home for a chipmunk; porcupines chew off the tips of hemlock limbs, providing food for deer in winter|