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Birds of a Feather
Explore the museum's bird collection. Learn how to help birds through citizen science.

Vietnamese Canadian Experiences in BC
Through the perspective of Vietnamese Canadian artist Chrystal Phan and others, we take a closer look at the journey of people who came to Canada from Vietnam as refugees and settled in British Columbia in the years 1979–80.

Bats of British Columbia
There are 15 species of bats in BC. Which ones live near you? Find out how important bats are to people and the world we share with them.

Paldi
Learn about this extraordinary community on Vancouver Island, established in 1917 by a man named Mayo Singh.

Landscapes of Injustice
This pathway examines the displacement and dispossession of thousands of Japanese Canadians in Canada in the 1940s.

Hope Meets Action

Hope Meets Action

1In 1 playlists
This pathway is connected to the exhibition Hope Meets Action: Echoes Through the Black Continuum. The exhibition and pathway explores the connections between historical and contemporary Black experiences throughout BC.

Amazing Adaptations

Amazing Adaptations

Plants and animals have features and behaviours that help them survive. Learn about some BC plants and animals and the amazing ways they survive and thrive in our local environments through this snapshot visit to the natural history gallery. Print off the Worksheet and Scavenger Hunt for each student before your digital field trip to…

Home and Community

Home and Community

British Colombia is home to people from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and perspectives. From farms to cities, people have adapted and developed communities to best fit their needs and wants. Digital Field Trips are inquiry based and staff led. We can adapt Digital Field Trips for different grade ranges, home learners, or for adult, senior, community-group…

Rob Cannings

Robber Flies

Rob Cannings
BC’s diverse habitats support more than half of all the species of robber flies in Canada. Although harmless to humans, these “assassins in the grass” are skilled hunters of other insects. Learn more in this article by Curator Emeritus of Entomology Dr Rob Cannings.