Our programs are delivered free of charge at the museum for anyone
interested. Please note that grade levels are suggested, but programs can be adapted according to your needs.
Call 867-920-3267 to book a program.
SCIENCE and NATURAL HISTORY
Animal Adaptations (Gr. 3-10)
Build a Beaver or a Raven! Students will learn how animals adapt to their environment in this interactive program. (Available in French)
The Three Bears! (Gr. 1-3)
Students will take a look at the three types of bears found in the NWT. Program includes slide show, activities and gallery tour. (Available in French)
Rock On! (Gr. 4-10)
Learn about the history of prospecting and mining in Yellowknife as well as the fascinating world of rocks and minerals.
SOCIAL STUDIES and NORTHERN HISTORY
Heritage Projects (Gr. 3 – 9)
Students will tour various areas of the museum to learn about the resources available to help them with their heritage fair projects.
English Chief & Alexander Mackenzie (Gr. 5-10)
Artifacts, maps, video, role-playing and a gallery tour offer lively hands-on learning programs about this well-known explorer and his guides. (Available in French)
Inuvialuit Lifeways (Gr.3-10)
Take a closer look at the traditional lives of the Inuvialuit through video, artifacts and hands-on activities. (Available in French)
Dene Lifeways (Gr. 3-10) Take a closer look at the traditional life of the Dene through artifacts, video and hands-on activities. (Available in French)
Archaeology and Artifacts (Gr. 5-10)
Students will study archaeology through artifacts, a slide presentation and a fun archaeological excavation. June 2009. (Available in French)
Living History Drama With Jamie Bastedo:
Yellowknife Tales (Gr. 3-10)
What was it like to live in this area during the age of volcanoes? Early explorers? The Fur Trade? The Gold Rush? The Diamond Days? Take a look at how our city grew!
Tales from a Trading Post (Gr. 4-10)
Using drama, this interactive program takes students back to the early days of the fur trade.
Ravens and Rockhounds (Gr. 4-10)
The ghost of Yellowknife prospector and naturalist, William McDonald, shares his love of the land with entertaining stories of discovery, from minerals to mallards.
Arctic Explorer (Gr. 6-12)
Viljalmur Stefansson, the controversial leader of the 1913-1918 Canadian Arctic Expedition, regales students with colourful tales of arctic exploration.