Object based learning artifact kits for schools! The themes support specific topics in the Alberta Curriculum, Grades 1-9.
The Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery’s MAG Central is an engaging resource for object-based learning. Many everyday items from the past such as household objects, toys, military equipment, fur trade items, Indigenous tools, and photographs all highlight our regional history, tell personal stories or share insights into day-to-day life long ago.
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Our MAG study collection is designed to allow teachers and students to explore the past through objects. We have developed 10 themes selected from our study collection that support specific topics in the Alberta Social Studies Curriculum, Grades 1-9.
How to book a MAG CENTRAL KIT
Contact Lynn LeCorre [email protected] or call 587-797-4035. Please book at least 2 weeks in advance to ensure items are available.
Cost: Kits are $25 to rent and can be loaned out for a maximum of two weeks, and all loans require a refundable deposit of $50.00. Loan agreements will be signed at time of pick up and the deposit will be waived upon kit return.
Outreach presentations are available at a cost of $60 per program. This includes a museum educator to accompany the kit and lead an inquiry-based learning opportunity
By bringing the museum to you, the MAG has created an outreach resource for schools and community organizations to enhance their programs, with ‘hands on history’.