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Live Virtual Program: Early West Coast Exploration

May 7, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

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One event on May 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm



Grades 4 & 6 Social Studies

Presented in the character of Captain Cook in the age of discovery, students will explore the questions: What was the motivation for exploration and discovery of the Northwest Coast? How did interactions between First Nations and the explorers impact and shape the development and history of BC and Canada? What were key innovations in navigation, technology and seafaring? Students will interact with knot tying and artefact exploration activities.

Live Programs Schedule:

Thursday, May 7, 2020 – 11:00 AM PST
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 – 2:00 PM PST


For more information, please email us at programs@mmbc.bc.ca. Please be aware that for the months of March and April, most museum staff will be working from home, and therefore mostly accessible by e-mail.

The Maritime Museum of BC does not want to cause additional financial hardship at this time to any who would like to participate in our programs and lack the ability to pay. Free attendance at these programs is available. please email us at programs@mmbc.bc.ca to request your free Virtual Program discount code.

Please note: Registration for LIVE programs must occur at least 2 hours before the scheduled program and provide an e-mail, or we can not guarantee that you will receive the link to participate. We will contact you before the program, and are available for Zoom troubleshooting aid up to 2 hours before the program start time.