Museum School<br />Blair Mc Pherson’s <br />Night at the Museum<br />2011-2012<br />
What is Museum School<br />At Museum School:<br />Students will participate in a unique week long opportunity to explore the Royal Alberta Museum<br />We will have our own education tour guide (Jessica)<br />We will use the museum as our classroom to learn more about Alberta<br />
At Museum School<br />Students will:<br />Interview museum experts (paleontologists, archeologists, gemologists etc.)<br />Be given an opportunity to experience and learn about Alberta’s story as told by each of the different departments at the museum<br />be taught how to capture what they see and learn in a journal <br />expand on what they discovered at the museum back at school<br />develop a familiarity of the galleries and collections and experience a change in the way they look at their community, province, and themselves<br />Create their own museum exhibit back at school<br />
When is Museum School<br />Our class has been assigned the week of January 23 to 27th to attend Museum School<br />We will leave the school on a yellow bus every day at 9 and return to the school by 3.<br />Save that Date!<br />Jan. 23 -27<br />
How can Parents/ Guardians Help<br />During Museum School, we will require four volunteers each day<br />It would be ideal if volunteers were available for consecutive days<br />In the event that this cannot be arranged, a schedule will be set-up to ensure that we have proper supervision<br />This will be a wonderful opportunity for parents and students alike<br />
Cost<br />Museum School is largely subsided by: Forest Resource Improvement Association of Alberta, Valley of Edmonton, Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry and Ann Paterson. <br />However, there is still a minimal cost for the week and the transportation cost. The exact amount will be given when the permission form is sent home. <br />TBA<br />
Night at the Museum<br />Prior to our visit to the museum, we will be regularly preparing in order to get the most out of our visit<br />After Museum School, pairs of students will be preparing their own exhibit <br />Students exhibits will be shared on a special evening <br />Blair Mc Pherson’s Night at the Museum<br />Date: TBA<br />
Sneak Peak at the Museum<br /> In August, I had a special opportunity to visit the museum for two days to preview the museum, prepare for Museum School, and had a remarkable opportunity to see behind the scenes (students will be able to see behind the scenes as well) <br />
Night at the Museum<br />I am so excited to share Museum School with my students<br />I am also excited to share our learning with you at A. Blair Mc Pherson’s Night at the Museum<br />I am estimating this celebration will take place in May (TBA)<br />
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