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Monday, December 9, 2013
Travel in the footsteps of Alexander the Great, Hatshepsut, and other leaders as you uncover the greatness of ancient cities and civilizations. Along the banks of the Nile River, across Roman roads, behind the walls of China’s Forbidden City, you’ll witness discoveries that became rooted in the
Interested in a career in museums, science, or culture? Join us for a one week intensive introduction to the ROM and the work that goes on here.
The ROM is one of the most diverse museums in the world, with researchers studying everything from archaeology to zoology. Sample the best the ROM has to offer through the use of hands-on labs and insider info on palaeontology, mineralogy, anthropology and more.
Take a simple approach and explore the scientific principles behind everyday life. Try easy experiments with gravity, learn how plants and animals use chemistry to convert food to energy, explore how sound travels, and discover why the colour green is green.
Let your imagination loose as you join us on a new campaign in the ever-popular role-playing game, Dungeons & Dragons. Learn about myths, monsters, and weapons from the actual cultures upon which the game is based.
Calling all nature lovers! Study how life is interconnected. Follow food chain dynamics, and predator-prey interactions in this experimental approach to everything from pythons to protozoa. Visit our Biodiversity galleries and see how ecosystems are the building blocks of life as we know it.
Be inspired by the ROM’s transformed spaces and places. Creep through a bat cave, explore a Ming general’s tomb, visit spaces where pterosaurs soar and dinosaurs roam. Learn about amazing architecture from ant hills to ancient fortresses, then construct your own marvelous creations for home!
Leaping lemurs! The ROM is just full of all kinds of fascinating critters - from scaly snakes to bustling beetles to fuzzy fruit bats.
Learn about legends, monsters, scrolls, and weapons from the actual cultures and artifacts upon which Dungeons & Dragons-style games are based. Use your imagination to bring it all to life while playing an on-going campaign in a ROM-inspired D&D world.
The ROM is full of timeless treasures just waiting to be discovered. What amazing artifacts or surprising specimens will you find in the magical museum chest each week? Tools for a dinosaur digging expedition? Wings to take you on the flight of a bumble bee?
Have you ever wanted to be a scientist and solve the mysteries of everyday life? Well here’s your chance! Conduct simple experiments to find out why the sky is blue, why leaves change colour in the fall, and what paper airplane design flies the farthest.
Prepare for an eye-opening journey east of the Mediterranean. Learn about tombs, tells and ziggurats. Follow ancient trade routes and explore the amazing innovations that formed civilization as we know it. Discover the magical realm of Chinese dragons and other mythical creatures.
Get ready to spend your days working with clay! Your talented instructor will guide you in creating masterpieces like amazing ancient drinking vessels and cool creatures.
Many ROM artifacts came from far-away archaeological sites. Learn the fascinating stories behind their discovery and re-create the methods of their excavation in this hands-on course.
Members only. Registration is required as space is limited.
Dr. Chen Shen will give Members an overview of the ROM's Imperial Collection housed in the Gallery of China and will share insights to the blockbuster exhibition, The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China’s Emperors, which opens on March 8, 2014.