Secondary School Programs

Grade 8 to Grade 12

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Building you field trip is Easy

1.  Decide how long you'd like your visit to the museum to be. (A minimum of 2 hours is required).

2.  Choose your prefered days to visit.

3.  Decide on your arrival time of 9:45am or 10:45am

4.  Customize your visit by selecting your choice of sessions from the list below. (Learn more about each program by following the link provided).

5. Fill out the booking request form below

Booking Request

Howe Sound Legacies | Atl'ka7tsem

Exclusive from October 2023 to February 2024

The Howe Sounds Legacies Program will be available from October 1 2023 to February 16th, 2024. The program takes students on a journey that details the discovery of copper, the ways it was processed, and the consequences for the nearby Howe Sound ecosystem.

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Copper Quest

Underground Tour (1 Hour)

Engage in the story of exploration experienced by over 70,00 Museum visitors annually. Copper Quest tells you the story of our long and ongoing search for the red
metal with a focus on why and how that occurred at Britannia, culminating in the question of ‘Where will tomorrow’s copper come from?’

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Lab Program

Legacies (30 Mins)

Always leave a place better than you found it. Here at Britannia, the EPCOR Britannia Mines Water Treatment Plant ensures that Britannia is no longer the great polluter it once was. Instead, Britannia is paving the way in environmental remediation. In Legacies students will examine the process of the water treatment plant. Leaving with an understanding of the importance of having a cleanup plan in place before mining begins.

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Lab Program

Indicators (30 Mins)

In Indicators students will get a larger than life look at local freshwater invertebrates. These small creatures are the perfect link between stream health and human activity and can warn us when we need to stop and take a closer look.

In this program student will learn how to identify invertebrates using both 3D printed models and real species.

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BOOM! (30 Mins)

An international award winning attraction! Discover a thrilling light, sound and special effects experience inside the historic Mill. BOOM! brings all 20-storeys back to life sharing the Mill's captivating story and its thunderous roar.

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Around the Site

Lunch Time (30 Mins)

Book a 30 indoor space for lunch. Alternatively you can choose to eat lunch on the bus, or at nearby Shannon Falls Provincial Park (5 minute drive North).

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Around the Site

Gift Shop (30 Mins)

If you wish for your student to have time in the Compnay Store Gift Shop, please let us know as it needs to be scheduled ahead of time.

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