Object-Based Learning

Object-Based Learning

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This Week in History - Museum Outreach Kits

Join us this week as learning program developer Kim Gough shows us some of the amazing museum outreach kits. Learn more about these amazing educational tools that you can book for your classroom or learning group. Season 11 Episode 3:, Nov 2022 Credit: RBCM and CHEK-TV (2022)

Tahltan Tunic

The work of the Royal BC Museum helps to make family connections and history come alive. An archival photograph of First Nations dancers from the 19th century reveals a connection to the Tahltan diving raven tunic, which was on display in the Family: Bonds and Belonging exhibition. From This Week in History Season 6 Episode 2. Credit: RBCM

Mud Silk

By examining a mud silk outfit from the collection of the Royal BC Museum, a group of visitors draw conclusions about the relevance of this large collection and what it tells us about early Chinese immigration to British Columbia. This video was made possible by funding from the Ministry of International Trade and Responsible for Asia Pacific Strategy and Multiculturalism.

Fire and Opium

Chinatown in Victoria, BC is the oldest in Canada. A group of visitors to the Royal BC Museum take a closer look at fire insurance plans from the BC Archives to lean about the structure of this important early economic centre. This video was made possible by funding from the Ministry of International Trade and Responsible for Asia Pacific Strategy and Multiculturalism.

Bean Sauce and Drums

In this short video, a group of visitors participates in an object-based learning experience facilitated by the Royal BC Museum’s Learning Department. They come to discover the meaning of a barrel drum from the museum’s collection and its significance in the history of early Chinese Canadians. Credit: RBCM. This video was made possible by funding from the Ministry of International Trade and Responsible for Asia Pacific Strategy and Multiculturalism.

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Seniors with Outreach Kit

Watch seniors experiencing object-based learning. 
Credit: RBCM