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Our education programs are designed to align with the Saskatchewan curriculum. We are here to meet your curricular objectives through authentic and engaging learning experiences for students. Please contact us for booking inquires.

Educational Programs Brochure

Our Programs run Tuesday - Friday, September through June.
We are looking forward to seeing your class at the LCSC!
 


Dinosaur Discovery
 
(90 Minutes)
Grades: Pre K - 3
Price: $125 for up to 25 students
          ($5/per additional student, with a maximum of 30)

Students will explore the age of dinosaurs through various hands-on activities and will be introduced to dinosaurs that were discovered primarily in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Students will play the role of paleontologists, search for hidden fossils, and participate in a variety of discovery stations to promote inquiry learning.

Saskatchewan Curriculum Links:
NSK.1
OM1.1
AW2.2
PL3.2

 
Nature’s Wonders
(90 Minutes)
Grades: Pre K - 3
Price: $125 for up to 25 students
          ($5/per additional student, with a maximum of 30)

Students will examine the physical and behavioural characteristics in a variety of animals, with a focus on local wildlife and their adaptations to help them survive. Sensory activities will help students investigate the five traditional external senses in humans and animals.

Saskatchewan Curriculum Links:
 LTK.1
 LT1.1
 LT1.2
 SE1.1
 DS1.2
 AN2.3
 



Pioneers on the Prairies: Promised Land

(90 Minutes) Only offered in the months of May and June
Grades: 1- 4
Price: $125 for up to 25 students 
          ($5/per additional student, with a maximum of 30)

Travel back to 1903 and follow the footsteps of the Barr Colonists as they made their way to the Canadian Prairies. Experience a day in the life, as students explore challenges and successes early settlers would have faced. This hands-on program is ran seasonally and is available in May and June. Please be prepared for the outdoors!

Saskatchewan Curriculum Links:
IN1.2
DR1.5
DR2.1
DR3.2
RW3.3
IN4.2



Pretty Papermaking
(90 minutes)
Grades: 3 - 6
Price: $150 for up to 25 students
          ($6/per additional student, with a maximum of 30)

Students will work together to learn the process of making handmade paper and will use these techniques to design paper with their own personal touch. After the paper has been dried and pressed, you will be contacted to pick it up. The paper can then be used for classroom activities, such as letter writing and card making.

Saskatchewan Curriculum Links:
CP3.8
CP4.8
CP5.8
CP6.1

 
Mask Making
(90 minutes)
Grades: 5 - 12
Price: $150 for up to 25 students
          ($6/per additional student, with a maximum of 30)


Students will learn about the purpose of masks in art and drama, as well as the functions of masks in different cultures throughout history. Using plaster strips and plastic facial forms, students will create their own unique masks. You will be contacted once they have dried, and the masks will be available for you to pick up and take back to the classroom to decorate.


Saskatchewan Curriculum Links:
 CP5.8
 CP6.11
 CP7.12
 CP8.11
 CH9.3
 Drama 10
 Drama 20
 Drama 30
 Visual Art 10
 Visual Art 20
 Visual Art 30


 
Pottery: Hand-building
(120 minutes)
Grades: 5 - 12
Price: $160 for up to 20 students
          ($8/per additional student, with a maximum of 25)


In the first part of this program, students will gain a basic understanding of the properties of this versatile medium and will learn basic hand-building methods and techniques. Students will also be given the opportunity to create their own unique pottery pieces. Class projects can be structured to focus on functional or structural concepts (please specify at time of booking).

A minimum of 10 days' drying time is required, after which the pieces will be bisque-fired so they can be painted in your classroom. You will be notified when pieces are ready for pick up.

Saskatchewan Curriculum Links
 CP5.8
 CP6.11
 CP7.12
CP8.11
CP9.11
Visual Art 10
Visual Art 20
Visual Art 30


Education Kit Pioneers on the Prairies: The Barr Colonists

(90 minutes)
Grades: 1-4
Price: $30/ 2 week rental
          (Includes pick up and return to LCSC)

Bring part of the Lloydminster Cultural & Science Centre into your classroom with our new Educational Kit! This kit is packed with artefacts, photographs and other resources that inspire curiosity and engage active young minds. Trace the stories of four pioneer families as they settle in the part of the Canadian Prairies that eventually became Lloydminster. 

Saskatchewan Curriculum Links:
 IN1.2
 DR1.5
 IN2.1
 DR2.1

 DR3.2
 RW3.3 
 IN4.2


Interpretive Tour  (60 / 90 Minutes)
Price: $4 Ages 17 and under | $7 Ages 18 - 59 | $5 Ages 60+

The interpretive tour will lead students through the LCSC permanent exhibits: the Imhoff Art Collection, Fuchs Wildlife Exhibit, and OTS Heavy Oil Science Centre. The interpreter will share information and engage students in interactive activities related to the exhibits. The Travelling Gallery and Community Gallery are also included in the interpretive tour, based on show availability. Please make it known at time of booking if you would like the interpreter to focus on a specific exhibit.

Tours must be booked at least 7 days in advance and are provided in English.


Please Note:
Education Program fees do not include admission to tour the LCSC. Consider booking an Interpretive Tour in addition to your program if you would like to view the exhibits.





Contact Us
Highway 16 E & 45 Ave. 
Lloydminster, SK

P: 780-874-3720
F: 780-874-3721

Hours

Sunday & Monday
Closed

Tuesday & Wednesday

9 AM - 4: 30 PM

Thursday
9 AM - 9 PM

Friday & Saturday
9 AM - 4:30 PM


Contact:
Kyra Stefanuk
Acting Manager
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Natalie Clysdale
Collections Coordinator
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Mary Ann Reyes

Bookings, Registrations, Gift shop, & General Information
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Sandra Brown
Recreational Programmer
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