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Walking Stick Rifle

This object might make you think you’re in a James Bond or Sherlock Holmes story. Cane guns were popular, albeit very expensive, status symbols of the wealthy Victorian gentleman. Ordinary walking sticks were fashionable outdoor accessories for upper-class, and rising...

Live Virtual Program: WWII and Women on the Home Front

WORLD WAR TWO AND WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT Grade 10 Social Studies The Second World War brought rapid change in technology, industry, and social roles. It also brought opportunities for BC women to contribute to the war effort. Through exploration and discovery,...

Live Virtual Program: Early West Coast Exploration

EARLY WEST COAST EXPLORATION 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...

Live Virtual Program: Ocean Conservation

OCEAN CONSERVATION Grade 2 Science The Ocean Conservation program introduces students to water and ocean conservation through scientific inquiry. Students will interact with scientific equipment to discover the relationship between land and water and its significance...

Live Virtual Program: Immigration to the West Coast

  IMMIGRATION TO THE WEST COAST Grades 5 & 6 Social Studies Immigration to BC involved many hardships as well as opportunities. From exploration and first contact, to settlement and global migration, the motivation for trade, prosperity and freedom sparked...