Diving Deep – Marine Mammals of BC

Diving Deep – Marine Mammals of BC

If we dive deep into the waters off the coast of BC, we’ll find a world of sea mammals: whales, seals, sea lions, otters and dolphins. These intelligent and often social animals can tell us a lot about the ocean. In this tour, we will explore how they live, how they interact with each other,…

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. Digital Field Trips are inquiry based and staff led. We can adapt Digital Field Trips for…

Orcas

Orcas

Learn more about the culture and behaviour of orcas with author Mark Leiren-Young in a Q&A style presentation. 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 or post-secondary audiences. Visit our website for more information. These Playlists include additional…

Natural History of BC

Natural History of BC

BC is vast, and the diversity of plants and animals that live in this part of the world is equally vast. This 30-minute tour of the natural history gallery at the Royal BC Museum will travel back in time to meet woolly mammoths and leap forward to examine how our landscapes will shift as a…

Meet the Mammoth

Meet the Mammoth

Learn about the Ice Age and the Woolly Mammoths who lived there. Using images, video and objects we will learn about how Woolly Mammoths adapted to survive in the Ice Age. There are lots of opportunities for questions and interaction. Digital Field Trips are inquiry based and staff led. We can adapt Digital Field Trips…

Think Like an Archaeologist

Think Like an Archaeologist

Archaeologists use historical thinking and scientific methods to understand the past. This virtual, interactive learning program with a museum educator explores how archaeologists think and work in the field using images, videos and objects from the Royal BC Museum. Together we’ll explore what archaeology can teach us by practicing the inquiry, analyzing and communication skills…

BC’s Gold Rush

BC’s Gold Rush

In 1858, when gold was discovered in the Fraser River, what is now known as British Columbia became a destination for hopeful miners from around the world. For every gold seeker who rushed here, there were factors that drove them from their homelands and dreams that enticed to a new and foreign place. The impacts…

First Peoples’ Innovations

First Peoples’ Innovations

Explore a variety of Indigenous innovations and technologies practiced by First Nations' peoples of BC. While sharing and discussing, RBCM's Indigenous Learning Program Developer will highlight three to four innovations and practices of BC First Nations with the visual support of RBCM objects and images. Digital Field Trips are inquiry based and staff led. We…