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Moreston Heritage Village
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School Programs

Grey Roots Educational Programs are developed with the Ontario curriculum expectations in mind. Our programs encourage students to learn about the history of Grey County and to broaden their horizons through our travelling exhibits and programs.

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Teachers are always admitted free at Grey Roots!

We encourage all qualified teachers and principals to visit Grey Roots free of charge to gain a better understanding of our programs. (Extra guests are required to pay admission fees.) Please call ahead to ensure a staff member is available to discuss our programs with you.

Climb Your Family Tree

This program focuses on the importance of family history and how students can do research both at home and in the Archives.
Grades:
Grade 1
Grade 2
Subjects:
Social Studies

Dem Bones

Explore the bones and amazing mammals of the Ice Age in this exciting spring program!
Grades:
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 4
Grade 6
Subjects:
Science and Technology

Grey Roots Regional Heritage Fair

Celebrate Canadian history through the 11th Grey Roots Regional Heritage Fair! Heritage Fairs are a grand celebration of Canada's past, in the form of student history projects. Students research Canadian heroes, legends, milestones, and achievements - and proudly present their stories at a public exhibition.
Grades:
Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Subjects:
History

Not for Sale: Examining Slavery in Canada

Grey Roots Museum & Archives invites students to probe a darker chapter in Canada’s past. Students will discover where slaves came from, the daily life of a typical slave, and how long slavery was practiced in Canada.
Grades:
Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Subjects:
Social Studies

Pioneer Life

Take a trip through time in Moreston Heritage Village! Discover the daily life of a pioneer and explore the reasons that drew immigrants to the New World in the hopes of finding a better life.
Grades:
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Subjects:
History
Social Studies

School Days

You and your class will experience school as it was in 1920 when Miss Watt, our Moreston Heritage Village school teacher, rings the bell to start her lessons.  Sharpen your skills to be ready

Grades:
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Subjects:
History
Social Studies
Visual Arts

Wayndahnimuk: The Four Directions

Who are the Anishinaabe? Let the teachings of the four directions of the Medicine Wheel tell us about their life and culture before and after contact with Europeans.
Grades:
Grade 3
Grade 5
Subjects:
Social Studies

WWI Education Day

Experience the Great War, "the war to end all wars" by participating in our full WWI Education Day at Grey Roots Museum & Archives.
Grades:
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Subjects:
History