What: This program features interactive classroom presentations using natural history specimens and teaching props from the Museum.
Who and how: Trained educators from the Museum animate and interpret natural history specimens using a variety of educational props. Each presentation includes a take home craft for each child and a handling session.
Audience: any elementary- or secondary-school school within a 70-km radius from downtown Montreal; also other groups such as Girl Guides or Scouts, home schools, or after-school. Maximum 40 people/ presentation.
Language: offered in French or English.
Length of presentation: one hour.
Themes: dinosaurs, fossils, volcanoes, rocks and minerals, shells and marine life, endangered species, arctic life, hominid evolution, plants and papermaking, bees and flowers, and Egyptian mummies.
Cost (not including GST and QST taxes)
$150 for venues ON the island of Montreal (for one hour presentation which includes a handling session of real artifacts and specimens)
$250 for two one-hour presentations at one venue on same day, venues ON the island of Montreal, and includes a handling session of real artifacts and specimens.
OFF the island of Montreal
$190 (+ all taxes) per presentation (one hour), includes a which includes a handling session of real artifacts and specimens.
$295 (+ all taxes) for two one-hour presentations at one venue, includes a handling session of real artifacts and specimens.
When you book a Science Outreach presentation for your class you will be sent a Confirmation Form with all details. The official invoice will be issued after the Science Outreach presentation. The official invoice will come from McGill Accounts Receivable with clear instructions regarding payment.
To book: If you are interested in providing your students with this unique, hands-on science experience, please fill out our booking form below.
Maximum 30 people/ presentation. For a suite of more than 2 sequential presentations at your school or library please email ingrid [dot] birker [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Ingrid Birker) (Science Outreach Coordinator) or phone 514-398-4094.
Please call 514-398-4094 if you have any difficulties with this form.