Insects & Friends

Insects & Friends

Explore the world of insects, spiders and other arthropods by examining real specimens. 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 Schad and Hands-On Biodiversity galleries. Grab your magnifying glasses and get ready to discover the world of the most numerous animals on our planet.

Curriculum links:
Kindergarten: Personal and Social Development, Language, Mathematics, Science;
Grade 1: Science – Life Systems,
Grade 2: Science –Life Systems.

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.

Maximum 50 people (including students, teachers, educational assistants and supervisors) at one time

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 4, 2016   8:00 am  -  Friday, September 2, 2016 5:55 pm [range]
Monday   September 5, 2016   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Monday   September 5, 2016   8:00 am  -  Friday, September 16, 2016 5:00 pm [range]
Thursday   September 22, 2016   9:00 am  -  1:00 pm  
Wednesday   September 28, 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  -  Friday, January 6, 2017 5:55 pm [range]
Monday   February 20, 2017   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Tuesday   February 28, 2017   9:00 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]
Thursday   May 18, 2017   9:00 am  -  1:00 pm  
Monday   May 22, 2017   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  

$16 /person
Tax Exempt : $16

1 adult free
per 5 students


Activity Type : Combined program (Tour & Lab)
Duration : 90 minutes
Subject : Science
Min / Max : 15 / 50 students + adults


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