Characteristics & Needs of Living Things

Characteristics & Needs of Living Things

Discover the amazing diversity of plants and animals found on Earth. This lesson takes place in the ROM’s Schad, Hands-On Biodiversity, and Birds galleries. Consider what all living things have in common and what they all need through touching specimens, close observation of the amazing specimens on display, questioning, and discussion.

Curriculum links:
Grade 1: Science – Life Systems

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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    
Friday   July 1, 2016   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Wednesday   July 13, 2016   8:00 am  -  Thursday, July 14, 2016 5:55 pm [range]
Thursday   July 21, 2016   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Monday   July 25, 2016   9:00 am  -  1:30 pm  
Wednesday   July 27, 2016   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Monday   August 1, 2016   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Thursday   August 4, 2016   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Thursday   August 25, 2016   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Thursday   September 1, 2016   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Monday   September 5, 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  

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1 adult free
per 5 students


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


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