Primary School

Description

A half-day or full day of workshops about the biodiversity all around us. The group plays games, uses their senses, and engages in discussion and interpretation to learn and increase their own awareness.

Youth at the Museum – Outdoors

$8 50
Taxes included
  • 2 hours

Youth at the Museum – Indoors

$8 50
Taxes included
  • 2 hours

Youth at the Museum
+ Orchard

$11 50
Taxes included
  • 2 hours

Youth at the Museum + Halloween

$11 50
Taxes included
  • 2 hours

Youth at the Museum – Outdoors

$11
Taxes included
  • 4 hours

Youth at the Museum – Indoors

$11
Taxes included
  • 4 hours

Youth at the Museum
+ Orchard

$14
Taxes included
  • 4 hours

Youth at the Museum + Halloween

$14
Taxes included
  • 4 hours

Reservations

To make a group reservation, contact Isabelle Denis, head of activities, at 819 222-5665 ext. 4 or at centre@biodiversite.net. We recommend booking several months in advance. You do not need to make a deposit.

The minimum number of participants is 15 people. A deal is offered on every 20 participants.

Suggested activities

All levels

Arthropods

Observe and handle different species of arthropods. Learn to distinguish an insect from an arachnid or a shelfish.

Duration: 15 to 30 minutes
Indoor activity

Aviary

Discover and observe different adaptations of diurnal and nocturnal birds of prey of Quebec.

Duration: 15 to 20 minutes +
Outdoor activity – Available May to October

Biodyssey

A new visual, participative, and creative workshop to teach participants that biodiversity is all around us in different forms and that everyone can help to protect it. The workshop contains 90 magnets and three boards representing different ecosystems. The workshop can be adapted depending on the school grade to include discussion, games, and awareness. For example, the available material can address many issues, such as pollution or human impact on the environment.

Duration: 20 à 60 minutes
Indoor activity

Dinosaurs

Discover different species of dinosaurs, how to identify them, and how they lived. Look at fossils and explore different geological eras.

Duration: 15 to 20 minutes +
Indoor activity

Farmyard

Study and identify different domestic birds that live at the farm. Compare them with the adaptations of their wild cousins.

Duration : 15 to 20 minutes
Outdoor activity – Available May to October

Forest rally

Sharpen your observation skills in the forest by looking for wooden animals, and work in teams to win this fun game.

Duration: 30 to 40 minutes
Outdoor activity

H2O Room

Observe and identify different species of fish, turtles, and other animals living in Lac Saint-Pierre. Matching games available.

Duration: 15 minutes
Indoor activity

Journey to the bottom of the St. Lawrence

Multimedia projection about the phenomenon of the tides, the geography of the St. Lawrence River, and the aquatic animals of Quebec.

Duration: 30 to 40 minutes +
Indoor activity

Megafauna

Discover and identify extinct giant mammals like the woolly mammoth, the smilodon, and the giant beaver. Observe and handle replicas.

Duration: 15 to 20 minutes +
AIndoor activity

Outdoor and indoor play space

Variety of fun games related to animals and nature for different groups.

Duration: 20 to 60 minutes
Outdoor activity

Sensory challenges

Games with different skill levels to challenge our senses of touch, smell, sight, and hearing.

Indoor activity

Sensory hall

Discover and study different aspects of biology and the importance of Quebec’s reptiles and amphibians in the ecosystem.

Duration: 15 to 20 minutes +
Indoor activity

Tell me a story: the fox and the deer

Discover and learn to tell the difference between an herbivore (white-tailed deer) and a carnivore (red fox).

Duration: 15 to 30 minutes
Outdoor activity

The first humans

Discover the first humans, their way of life, and the domestication of fire. Observe and handle replicas.

Duration: 15 to 20 minutes
Indoor activity

Urban fauna

Discover and observe the lives and habits of urban fauna, like the mammals of Quebec.

Duration: 15 to 20 minutes
Outdoor activity – Available May to October

Wetlands

Observe and identify the birds and amphibians that live in wetlands. Discovery through charades and guessing games.

Duration: 15 to 20 minutes
Outdoor activity – Available May to October

Kindergarten and grades 1 and 2 (cycle 1)

Anima-group

Matching game for groups about animals around the world.

Duration: 20 minutes
Indoor activity

Animal mimic

Miming games for groups about animals.

Duration: 20 minutes
Indoor activity

Crafting a wasp

Crafting and drawing workshop to learn about the parts of an insect, using a wasp as the model.

Duration: 20 minutes
Indoor activity

Crafts and colouring

Workshops with different skill levels to discover the animals of Quebec and their ecosystem.

Duration: 15 to 20 minutes
Indoor activity

Ecopuzzle

Giant wooden puzzle with wetland animals or dinosaurs.

Duration: 15 to 20 minutes
Indoor activity

Let’s go furry!

Discover different animals by touching their fur.

Duration: 15 to 20 minutes
Indoor activity

Grades 3 to 6 (cycles 2 and 3)

Deer

Observe and identify different species of deer in Quebec and learn about their unique physical traits, such as antlers.

Duration: 20 minutes +
Outdoor activity

Migrations in peril

Using a backlit map of animal migrations at risk, the group can have discussions, solve problems, and offer interpretations through a matching game. The goal of this activity is to better understand what migrations are, human impact on them, and how to protect endangered species.

Motivated to work in groups participants are entrusted with different migratory species to encourage discussion. Can bad weather harm them? Are humans also to blame? What about pollution? What can we do as individuals or as a society? Are you ready to migrate towards sustainable solutions?

Duration: 40 to 60 minutes
Indoor activity

Whose track is that?

Discover different animals by identifying their paw prints.

Duration: 20 minutes
Indoor activity

Daycare

Guess who?

Memory and guessing game about animals for fun.

Duration: 20 minutes +
Indoor activity

I’m hungry, what’s for lunch?

Discover different animal diets and the food chain through a relay race.

Duration: 20 minutes
Indoor activity

The museum reserves the right to choose and modify the activities on your schedule.

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