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.

All Creatures Great and Small

Explore the natural world through interactions with our live animal habitats and hands-on activities.
Grades:
Grade 4
Grade 6
Grade 7
Subjects:
Science and Technology

Bear Necessities

Bring your students on an animal adventure!
Grades:
Grade 1
Grade 2
Subjects:
Science and Technology

Climb Your Family Tree

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

For King and Country

Created in partnership with the Meaford Military Base, this program will transform students from regular citizens to disciplined soldiers of the British Empire.
Grades:
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 back to Grey County's settlement. Discover the daily life of a settler and explore some of the reasons that drew immigrants to the Queen's Bush 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 the Moreston Heritage Village school teacher rings the bell to start the lesson. Sharpen your skills to be ready for some Mental Arithmetic; try your hand at Cursive Writing; take part in a class Spelling Bee and discuss similarities and differences between the 1920s and today
Grades:
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Subjects:
History
Social Studies
Visual Arts

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