ARTEFACT TALKS – NEW VIRTUAL PROGRAM!Grades: 3 – 9
Subjects: Health and Life Skills, Physical Education, Science, Mathematics, and Social Studies
Curricular Connections: CLICK HERE
Booking Form: CLICK HERE
Artefact Talks are 45-minute virtual education programs delivered in real-time! With Q&A engagement and panoramic WebRotate 360® software showcasing one-of-a-kind artefacts, these inquiry-based education programs simulate an in-person field trip experience from the safety and comfort of your classroom!
“FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS"Recommended Grades: 3 – 9
Main Subjects: Health and Life Skills, Physical Education
Hall of Famers: Cindy Klassen and Lori-Ann Muenzer Students will develop skills of wellbeing and healthy
inquiry-based learning and studying artefacts as alternative media texts, helping youth
to identify how to face challenges, set goals, and explore teamwork and healthy interactions
in sport and beyond.
Post-Visit Activities (coming soon!): will allow students to plan and set goals, cooperate positively through
team-building exercises, recognize and expand personal skills and self-worth, and explore career opportunities.
Hall of Famer Cindy Klassen's Olympic Silver Medal
“STICK IT TO THE COMPETITION THROUGH INNOVATION”Recommended Grades: 6-9
Main Subjects: Science, Mathematics, Social Studies
Hall of Famers: Herb Carnegie and Stan Mikita
Students will develop skills of scientific inquiry and mathematical data analysis through guided questioning and examining ice hockey artefacts that explore innovation in hockey equipment and advancement through technological and probability-based design choices. The program will share the stories of Hall of Famers connected to these artefacts, including Carnegie’s experiences with racism in Canada during the 1940’s and Mikita’s experience playing for Team Canada at the infamous Summit Series against the Soviet Union in 1972.
Post-Visit Activities (coming soon!): will allow students to work collaboratively to carry out their own scientific investigations into how structural alterations in sports equipment can affect collecting, displaying, and analyzing data.
“WOMEN IN SPORT”Recommended Grades: 11 – University
Main Subjects: Social Studies, History, Sociology, Kinesiology – History of Sport, Museum Studies
Hall of Famers: Dr. Sandra Kirby, Mary Bonnie Baker
Resources: Women in Sport Catalogue, Program Outline, Student Discussion Questions
Women in Sport is a higher level, virtual education program that focuses on gender inequality and parity in sport at the federal and international level, both historically and today. This virtual field trip uses a combination of real artefacts from our collections as well as panoramic views of digitized objects to help simulate an in-person experience from the safety and comfort of your classroom (or at home)! This virtual program is compatible with Zoom video conferencing software and can be delivered to university students at school or those connecting from home! For more information about this program, click here for the program outline, or contact the Manager, Education & Programming.
During and post Covid-19, virtual field trips can…
WHY YOU SHOULD BOOK A VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP
- Provide a safe environment to simulate an offsite field trip experience;
- Provide creative and alternative forms of content delivery helping you to meet curricular connections, and,
- Allow you to connect with Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame regardless of your location!
- Reliable internet connection (3G or 4G) that allows you to connect externally from your school
- Computer, projector, or screen so your class can see the presentation
- Webcam (or other computer-based camera) so the presenter can see your class
- Speakers and Microphone
- Video Conferencing Software: Zoom
The best part? It’s FREE! BOOK TODAY at absolutely NO COST to you thanks to the generous support of our sponsors!
For more information, contact the Manager, Education and Programming at email@example.com or 403-776-1059
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