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Hours of Operation

Museum Galleries, Planetarium & Science Gallery

CLOSED until February 3, in the interest of public health and safety.

 

We look forward to seeing you when we open once again!


PROOF OF VACCINATION & FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED
at the Manitoba Museum


Click for Holiday Hours
Hours of operation vary for different holidays.

 

BUBBLES AND BALLOONS – Science Gallery

BUBBLES AND BALLOONS – Science Gallery

30 + 60 minutes – $5.25/student

Includes 60 minutes self-guiding time in the Science Gallery

Curriculum Target Grade: K/1

Science is all around us, and we help students discover this with the exploration of things that go “POP”! Using engaging demonstrations, we will explore the science behind two everyday objects – bubbles and balloons – and get your students’ curiousity sparked with Cluster 0 scientific inquiry. This 90-minute program includes a 30-minute guided program and 60 minutes of self-guided time in the Science Gallery.

 

CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS

Kindergarten

Cluster 0: Scientific Inquiry

  • INITIATING: 1a – Ask questions that demonstrate a curiousity about living things, objects and events in the immediate environment
  • INITIATING: 1b – Make predictions as to what might happen during explorations
  • RESEARCHING: 2a – Seek information from others
  • RESEARCHING: 2b – Compare gathered ideas and information to personal knowledge
  • IMPLEMENTING A PLAN: 4d – Respond to the ideas and actions of others
  • IMPLEMENTING A PLAN: 4e – Participate in cooperative group learning experiences
  • IMPLEMENTING A PLAN: 4f – Verbalize questions during classroom experiences
  • IMPLEMENTING A PLAN: 4g – Follow given safety procedures and rules
  • OBSERVING, MEASURING, RECORDING: 5a – Observe using one or a combination of senses
  • CONCLUDING AND APPLYING: 7a – Recognize connections between new experiences and prior knowledge
  • CONCLUDING AND APPLYING: 7b – Describe, in a variety of ways, what was done and what was observed
  • REFLECTING ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: 8a – Recognize that learning can come from careful observations and investigations
  • DEMONSTRATING SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL ATTITUDES: 9a – Be open-minded while exploring
  • DEMONSTRATING SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL ATTITUDES: 9b – Willingly observe, question and explore
  • DEMONSTRATING SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL ATTITUDES: 9c – Express enjoyment of science-related classroom activities

 Grade 1

Cluster 0: Scientific Inquiry

  • INITIATING: 1a – Ask questions that lead to explorations of living things, objects and events in the immediate environment
  • INITIATING: 1b – Make predictions based on classroom experiences
  • RESEARCHING: 2a – Access information using a variety of sources
  • RESEARCHING: 2b – Recognize when information answers the questions asked
  • IMPLEMENTING A PLAN: 4a – Follow simple directions while undertaking explorations
  • IMPLEMENTING A PLAN: 4e – Respond to the ideas and actions of others in building their own understandings
  • IMPLEMENTING A PLAN: 4f – Work in cooperative partnerships and groups
  • IMPLEMENTING A PLAN: 4g – Verbalize questions and ideas during classroom experiences
  • IMPLEMENTING A PLAN: 4h – Follow given safety procedures and rules
  • OBSERVING, MEASURING, RECORDING: 5a – Observe using a combination of the senses
  • CONCLUDING AND APPLYING: 7a – Propose an answer to the initial question based on their observations
  • CONCLUDING AND APPLYING: 7b – Connect new experiences and information with prior knowledge
  • CONCLUDING AND APPLYING: 7c – Describe, in a variety of ways, what was done and what was observed
  • REFLECTING ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: 8a – Recognize that learning can come from careful observations and investigations
  • DEMONSTRATING SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL ATTITUDES: 9a – Willingly consider other people’s views
  • DEMONSTRATING SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL ATTITUDES: 9b – Willingly observe, question and explore
  • DEMONSTRATING SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL ATTITUDES: 9c – Express enjoyment of science-related classroom activities
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