The Amazing Rainforest Science & Arts Children's Centre is an interactive centre designed to provide extensions in science and arts for learning. The centre has provided science and Arts programs to various boards for many years. Programs are designed to make direct links with the Ontario curriculum. They are led by Ontario Certified Teachers.
Call (905) 857-2467 to book your next school visit.
Bridge Building (Science & Arts) (Grades 3-7)
Children will study structures and the needed elements of building a bridge (i.e. load, force). They will build a bridge using recycled materials and then test their bridge using weights/people. We have built miniature bridges to hold a 200 lb load.
Duration: Full Day
Grade 3-6: Visual Arts
Grade 2-7: Structures & Mechanisms
VISUAL ARTS PROGRAMS
Our visual arts program includes the traditional fine arts of drawing, painting and sculpting. Our program is intended to further develop children's creativity. Children will use a variety of tools/mediums according to the activity/project selected. Art activities can be modified to cross link with a specific theme or teaching subject. Most projects can be accompanied by a rubric or assessment tool as requested by teacher.
Grades: PreK- Grade 8
Capacity: 15 to 25 students at a time (2 classes can run at the same time, please advise when scheduling visit)
Clay Workshop All Ages
Using basic hand-building techniques for clay, students will create pot, vase or tea cup with saucer. We will explore pot making from a variety of cultures. We will use vocabulary specific to working with clay.
Duration: Half Day
PreK-Grade 2: Visual Arts