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

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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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   June 23, 2017   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Monday   June 26, 2017   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Tuesday   June 27, 2017   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Wednesday   June 28, 2017   10:00 am  -  1:00 pm  
Thursday   June 29, 2017   12:30 pm  -  4:30 pm  
Monday   July 3, 2017   8:00 am  -  Monday, September 4, 2017 5:00 pm [range]
Monday   October 9, 2017   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Saturday   December 23, 2017   8:00 am  -  Saturday, January 6, 2018 5:00 pm [range]

$16 /person
Tax Exempt : $16

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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