School Programs 2018-2019



Program Description

Through various hands-on electricity experiments, students explore electrically-conductive and insulating materials and identify the parts of an electrical circuit. In addition, students discover the differences between series and parallel circuits. As they wire our miniature houses, students observe various electrical devices (i.e., light bulb, fan, doorbell), which transform electrical energy into another form of energy.

Curriculum Links

Grade 6 Science and Technology – Electricity and Electrical Devices Elementary
Cycle 3
Science and Technology – Material World
Grade 9 Academic Science
Physics – The Characteristics of Electricity

Applied Science
Physics – Electrical Applications
Cycle 2
Science and Technology – Material World

Please see the following document for more detailed curriculum links: Ontario  Quebec (PDF, 273 KB)

Teacher Resources

Before and after your museum visit, consult these activities – specially designed to extend learning in the classroom!

*Curriculum-linked scavenger hunt activity. Please download and print the activity booklets before your visit to the museum.

Teacher Tips

Make name tags to help the museum educator build rapport with students. Students may bring a lunch or purchase one from the museum’s café.

Teachers may preview the museum free of charge at any time, by presenting proof of their teaching status at the admission desk.

Consider familiarizing your group with our site by downloading a PDF document and PowerPoint presentation available below.


$9 per student.
A minimum fee of $135 will be charged per group.


To reserve this program, please complete the online reservation request form.

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