Distance LearningUp Close and Palaeo Jr.
Our Q&A program! A Science Educator will first introduce your students to the science of palaeontology. The remainder of the program is driven by your class! Formulate questions directly related to your curriculum, or watch as your students are inspired by each other’s curiosity. Animations, images, video clips, and real fossils will complement our responses.
Toll free in North America (outside Alberta)
Toll free in Alberta
310-0000 then (403) 823-7707
Outside North America
Kindergarten - 9
Available to the general public
Maximum 35 students
Teacher Resource Guides
|Kindergarten||Environment and Community Awareness|
|Grade 1||Science||Seasonal Changes; Needs of Animals and Plants|
|Grade 2||Science||Small Crawling and Flying Animals|
|Grade 3||Science||Rocks and Minerals; Animal Life Cycles|
|Grade 4||Social Studies||Alberta: A Sense of the Land|
|Grade 5||Social Studies||Canada: The Land, Histories and Stories|
|Grade 6||Science||Evidence and Investigation|
|Grade 7||Science||Interactions and Ecosystems; Planet Earth|
|Grade 8||Science||Freshwater and Saltwater Systems|
U.S National Education Standards
Many of our Distance Learning programs meet the United States National Education Standards for schools in the American education system. Programs with specific curriculum connections are available for students K-12.
Download the U.S. National Education Standards PDF here.
It’s the insatiable curiosity of our scientists that drives the Museum.
Watch as fossils found right here in Alberta are prepared by our technicians for research and display.
Explore Alberta as it was 70 million years ago.