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…

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…

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. Pre-Activity: have your students grab a piece of paper and pencil and have them draw…

Indigenous Technology: Spindle Whorls

Indigenous Technology: Spindle Whorls

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…

Dinosaurs! Adaptations and Habitats

Dinosaurs! Adaptations and Habitats

Explore the different ways dinosaurs used their bodies to survive in their natural habitats millions of years ago. Through the inspection of plant and dinosaur fossils, students will discover how dinosaurs found food and interacted with their environments. They’ll even learn how animals on earth can give us clues about how dinosaurs looked and behaved.

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…

Think Like an Archaeologist – Past Program

Think Like an Archaeologist – Past Program

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…

Natural History of BC – Past Program

Natural History of BC – Past Program

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…