Meet the Galt
Explore the child-friendly exhibits in our Discovery Hall.
If the weather permits we can head outside to play with our irrigation table and coal mine.
Hello, Museum! Stories, hands-on activities and exploration highlight this introduction to the Galt Museum. The focus of this program shifts depending on temporary exhibits but promises to show students how much fun a museum can be while asking them to think about how we learn about the past.
Length: 75 minutes Cost: $45 per class
Written to complement the Kindergarten and Grade 1 programs, this program is by its nature flexible enough to handle many different topics. Contact to Ashley if you would like to focus on a particular part of our permanent or temporary exhibits. The standard program addresses the following curriculum objectives:
K.2.4 Examine the characteristics and interests that bring people together in groups by exploring and reflecting upon the following questions for inquiry
How does living and participating in your community affect your sense of belonging?
Helping students value and respect significant people in their lives and appreciate the important contributions of individuals at home, at school and in the community.
1.1: Value self and others as unique individuals in relation to their world
Helping students value the groups and communities to which they belong.
Helping students examine how they belong and are connected to the world.
1.2: Moving Forward With the Past: My Family, My History and My Community
Helping students appreciate how stories and events of the past connect their families and communities to the present
Helping students analyze how their families and communities in the present are influenced by events or people of the past.