Maybe you've explored our collections - now we want to learn about yours. While we are all spending more time at home these days, why not create your own exhibit to show off your collection - just like a museum.
Science & Natural History
Several activity sheets encouraging observation and exploration around your neighbourhood.
Nature comes to life in the Spring. Making it a fantastic time to explore to natural world around you! This SPRINGO Scavenger Hunt can help you make observations using your senses (sight, hearing, smell, touch, and taste) and you can have fun learning a little Gaelic.
Using natural objects found around the house or in your yard, practice the skills of close observation and recording those observations in notes or drawings.
Think like an archaeologist as you explore objects at home or online. Make detailed records of what you see and discover what ordinary objects can tell us about the people who use them.
Anatomy of a Flower
Basic diagram of a flower with parts labelled and vocabulary included. Take what you learn then sketch and label a flower from your garden or neighbourhood.
Shark Teeth Lesson Plan
Lesson plan and activity sheet that shows the relationship between the size of a shark tooth and the animal that it belonged to.
Simple Machines in Industry
A series of short videos that teach about how simple machines were used to power workshops, mills and factories in the past.
Showcase of Nova Scotia Fossils and Geology
A video series hosted by Curator of Geology, Dr. Tim Fedak. Developed for grade 12 students, he interviews geoscientists from around the world who have experience with the rich geology of Nova Scotia