Field Trip Options by Grade

Select your grade level to find pre- and post- visit activities, as well as our recommendations for exhibits, shows and reservable programs.  Items in bold indicate strong curriculum connections. Items followed by an asterisk (*) indicate best curriculum fit.

Preschool (ages 4–5)

Before your visit

Download a Science Safari to guide your students and chaperones during their visit.

During your visit

After your visit

Download free science activities designed for children aged 3–5


Kindergarten

Before your visit

Try our recommended pre-visit activity: The Nose Knows. Download a Science Safari to guide your students and chaperones during their visit.

During your visit

After your visit

Try our recommended post-visit activity: Balloon Boarding


Grade 1


Grade 2


Grade 3


Grade 4


Grade 5

Before your visit

Try our recommended pre-visit activity: Reaction Time. Download a Science Safari to guide your students and chaperones during their visit.

During your visit

After your visit

Try our recommended post-visit activity: Build Your Own BodyWorks


Grade 6


Grade 7


Grades 8–10

Before your visit

Ask students to bring a camera (can be a cell phone camera) for the Eye Tour. Download an Eye Tour Activity Sheet to guide your students and chaperones during their visit.

During your visit

After your visit

Have students compile their Eye Tour data using the Eye Tour slideshow (PowerPoint template)


Grades 11–12

Before your visit

Ask students to bring a camera (can be a cell phone camera) for the Eye Tour. Download an Eye Tour Activity Sheet to guide your students and chaperones during their visit.

During your visit

After your visit

Have students compile their Eye Tour data using the Eye Tour slideshow (PowerPoint template)

Other Teacher Resources

Science World Resources
Discover our free units and activities including hands-on activities, inquiry explorations and interactive demonstrations.

Catalyst for Science
Populated from the BC Science Teachers' Association (BCScTA) and Science World archives, this grade 8–12 resources site shares teacher reviewed and classroom tested science-based resources.

Science Safari
Download one of these worksheets that encourage grade-appropriate exploration in our various galleries while on your Science World field trip. There's one for Preschool/Kindergarten, one for Grades 1–3, one for Grades 4–7, and an Eye Tour for Grades 8 and up.
 

Or plan a unique Science World event:

Science World overnight Camp-ins
Gallery rentals for Dry Grads

Book your Science World Field Trip online

K–7 field trip

8–12 field trip

or download our PDF Booking Form and Field Trip Checklist to put your plans on paper. 

For questions about program or date availability or to update your request email: reserve@scienceworld.ca or call 604.443.7500. We know how busy teachers are, so if your call doesn't get through let us know a time when you're free to accept calls.

For help planning your field trip such as program suggestions, try 604.443.7562 (Monday–Wednesday).