RBG at Home Virtual Learning Live

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New topics each week!

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RBG@Home Virtual Learning Live!

Gather the family to join us Tuesday afternoons for a live 30 minute session with our interpreters, learning about and connecting to the natural world around us. Whether it’s learning how animals stay warm in winter, how seeds travel from place to place, or creating natural art outdoors, your family will have the opportunity to ask questions live with our nature experts in this interactive learning experience – free to all with natural curiosity.

Tuesdays, January 12 to February 23; 1-1:30 p.m.

Please note: due to high demand, we are able to offer these programs to families only. Teachers, please go to https://www.rbg.ca/things-to-do/courses-camps-programs/virtual-field-trips/ for our virtual program offerings for your classroom. If you are a local school, your program may be eligible for our Green Angels funding.”

Weekly Topics:

January 12: Chatting with Chickadees

Join our nature experts as we learn about one of the most recognizable winter birds – the chickadee! Learn where to find them, how they stay warm, and even how to speak their language.

January 19: Amazing Evergreens

What makes an evergreen an evergreen? How do they stay green all winter when other plants don’t? Join us to find the answer to these questions and more!

January 26: Herptiles in the Winter

Learn how reptiles and amphibians survive as the outdoor temperatures drop. Do they grow a winter coat? Hibernate? Find a heat source? Tune in this Tuesday and find out!

February 2: Winter Campfire

Gather the family for some expert tips on building a winter campfire, then hear some of our favourite campfire stories as we warm ourselves by the flames of this classic campfire experience.

February 9: Animal Families

Animals have families just like you do! From animals that have just a few young a year and care for them closely, to animals that let other animals take care of their babies, learn all about the different animal families out there!

February 16: Arctic Winter Games

Have you ever completed a one-foot high kick? What about a kneel jump? Join us to learn about this circumpolar event for northern and arctic athletes. We will teach you some of our favourite sports from the competition, and how you can try them out at home!

February 23: Gifts Given Treely

Trees give us many gifts – from syrup to chagga, tea to taffy, gather the family to learn about the gifts trees give us.

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