Patterns in Nature

Patterns in Nature

Discover patterns in the natural world and explore the role of patterns play in nature. This lesson takes place in the ROM’s Schad, Hands-On Biodiversity, and Birds galleries. Explore symmetry, pattern recognition, boom and bust cycles, and more using hands-on specimens, the ROM’s amazing collections, close observation, questioning and discussion.

Curriculum links:
Grade 3: Mathematics – Patterning and Algebra

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Maximum 105 people (including students, teachers, educational assistants and supervisors) at one time

Availability subject to change.


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Daily Schedule
Day From   To
Monday 9:00 am  -  4:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am  -  4:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am  -  4:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am  -  4:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am  -  4:30 pm
  The following dates and times are not available
Day       From   To    
Wednesday   July 27, 2016   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Monday   August 1, 2016   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Monday   September 5, 2016   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Thursday   September 8, 2016   9:00 am  -  1:00 pm  
Wednesday   September 14, 2016   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Monday   October 10, 2016   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Friday   December 23, 2016   8:00 am  -  Monday, December 26, 2016 5:55 pm [range]
Tuesday   December 27, 2016   8:00 am  -  Thursday, December 29, 2016 8:00 am [range]
Tuesday   December 27, 2016   8:00 am  -  Friday, January 6, 2017 5:55 pm [range]
Monday   February 20, 2017   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Monday   March 13, 2017   12:00 am  -  Friday, March 17, 2017 5:55 pm [range]
Friday   April 14, 2017   12:00 am  -  Monday, April 17, 2017 5:55 pm [range]
Monday   May 22, 2017   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  

$16.00 /person
Tax Exempt : $16.00

1 adult free
per 5 students


Activity Type : Guided Tour
Duration : 90 minutes
Subject : Mathematics
Min / Max : 15 / 105 students + adults


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