Out of the Earth! Minerals, Fossil Fuels, and Human Systems CGC1D CGC1P

Out of the Earth! Minerals, Fossil Fuels, and Human Systems CGC1D CGC1P

Grades : Grade 09

Consider mineral extraction and use in this hands-on lesson. Case studies include the Athabasca Tar Sands, the diamond mines of northern Canada, and Ontario’s industrial rock. 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 Teck Suite of Galleries. Discover what’s buried beneath your feet through the ROM’s incredible collections, close observation, questioning, and discussion.

Curriculum Links:
Grade 9: CGC1D, CGC1P – Managing Canada’s Resources and Industries

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Maximum 128 people (including students, teachers, educational assistants and supervisors) at one time.

Not available before 10:00 a.m.

Availability subject to change.


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Daily Schedule
Day From   To
Monday 10:00 am  -  4:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am  -  4:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am  -  4:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am  -  4:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am  -  4:30 pm
  The following dates and times are not available
Day       From   To    
Friday   October 7, 2016   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Monday   October 10, 2016   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Monday   October 17, 2016   10:00 am  -  1:00 pm  
Wednesday   October 19, 2016   10:00 am  -  1:00 pm  
Friday   October 21, 2016   10:00 am  -  1:00 pm  
Tuesday   October 25, 2016   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Wednesday   October 26, 2016   10:00 am  -  1:00 pm  
Friday   October 28, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Friday   November 18, 2016   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Friday   December 2, 2016   10:00 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  -  Friday, January 6, 2017 5:55 pm [range]
Friday   January 20, 2017   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Friday   February 17, 2017   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Monday   February 20, 2017   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Tuesday   February 28, 2017   10:00 am  -  1:00 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   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Friday   June 9, 2017   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  

$16 /person
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1 adult free
per 15 students


Activity Type : Combined program (Tour & Lab)
Duration : 90 minutes
Subject : Geography
Min / Max : 15 / 128 students + adults


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