Organ Systems: Dinosaurs Like Me!

Organ Systems: Dinosaurs Like Me!

Grades : Grade 05
Activity Type : Combined program (Tour & Lab)
Duration : 90 minutes
Subject : Science
Min / Max : 15 / 64 students + adults

The reign of the dinosaurs on our planet may have ended 65 million years ago, but we still have more in common with these ancient reptiles than you might think! Half the lesson will be spent in a learning lab exploring original objects at thematic tables; the other half will be spent in the ROM’s Dinosaur gallery. Discover what characteristics we share with the reptiles who once ruled the earth through the ROM’s incredible collections, close observation, questioning, and discussion.

Curriculum links:
Grade 5: Science – Life Systems

There are two options available for this guided visit. Please indicate in the booking notes which option you prefer. If no preference is indicated, your group will be defaulted to the paper worksheet option. If choosing the Digital worksheets, please also indicate in the booking notes which e-mail address you use for Google Drive so we can share your class folder with you.

  1. Paper worksheets: This option employs traditional paper worksheets for students to record the results of their observations and experiments in the lab.
  2. Digital worksheets (pilot program): This option employs iPads for students to record the results of their observations and experiments in the lab, which develops students’ STEAM skills in digital collaboration. Students’ work is shared on Google Drive for access and collaboration back in the classroom. Practice these skills with your class using Google Slides.

If you would like this program to be customized to your needs, please provide a detailed description in the "Additional Information" field during the checkout process.  A ROM staff member will contact you to discuss your request.

Ce programme est offert en français.

Availability subject to change.


Related Gallery Trails

Please consult your school calendar before booking. Availability subject to change.


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    
Monday   July 3, 2017   8:00 am  -  Monday, September 4, 2017 5:00 pm [range]
Tuesday   September 5, 2017   8:00 am  -  Friday, September 8, 2017 5:55 pm [range]
Monday   September 11, 2017   8:00 am  -  Friday, September 15, 2017 5:55 pm [range]
Friday   October 6, 2017   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Monday   October 9, 2017   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Tuesday   October 10, 2017   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Thursday   November 9, 2017   8:00 am  -  Friday, November 10, 2017 5:55 pm [range]
Monday   November 27, 2017   8:00 am  -  Tuesday, November 28, 2017 5:55 pm [range]
Saturday   December 23, 2017   8:00 am  -  Saturday, January 6, 2018 5:00 pm [range]
Friday   January 19, 2018   12:30 pm  -  4:30 pm  
Tuesday   February 20, 2018   8:00 am  -  Wednesday, February 21, 2018 5:55 pm [range]
Thursday   March 29, 2018   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  

$16 /person
Tax Exempt : $16

1 adult free
per 10 students


Activity Type : Combined program (Tour & Lab)
Duration : 90 minutes
Subject : Science
Min / Max : 15 / 64 students + adults


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