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Techno Quilt PDF Print E-mail

Investigate artifacts as you explore clues placed on our bright coloured nine piece quilt 'game board'. What role does technology play in your life? What role did it play long ago?

  • Guided by us
  • Grades 1 - 3
  • 60 minutes
  • Wednesdays only
  • September 11, 2013 - April 30th, 2014
  • $60 per class
 
School Bells & Inkwells PDF Print E-mail

Did you know that Chilliwack was one of the first British Columbia communities to build schools after 1871? Pictures and stories transport students back to the days of one and two room school houses. Students will handle slate and slate pencils and will learn about the Coqualeetza Industrial School that was established in Sardis in 1894.

  • Guided by us
  • Grade 3 - 6
  • 75 minutes
  • Thursdays only
  • September 12, 2013 - April 24, 2014
  • $60 per class
 
Early Community Life PDF Print E-mail

Explore the origins of Chilliwack through the eyes of the Kipp family. What was life like for this large family? This is a two part program where the teacher delivers the first part before we visit. Learn from pictures, artifacts and make butter from scratch.

  • Guided by us
  • Grades 2 - 3
  • 75 minutes
  • Thursdays only
  • September 12, 2013 - April 24, 2014
  • $60 per class
 
Knickers and Pinafores PDF Print E-mail

How were the basic needs of food, water, shelter and clothing met 100 years ago?  Your students will discover these things and more in this guided program in your classroom. We'll bring artifacts like a wash tub, wash board and an old iron to show students how much technology has changed over time.

  • Guided by us
  • Grades K - 7
  • September 11, 2013 - April 30, 2014
  • $60 per class