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  • Parliament Moves In | Canadian Museum of Nature
    the House of Commons in the museum s theatre circa 1916 Magnify image View copyright information Library and Archives Canada C7213 Public domain Close The funeral procession of Sir Wilfrid Laurier leaving the museum The fire that consumed most of Canada s Parliament Buildings on February 3 1916 would have a dramatic effect on the course of the museum for four years The fire was believed to have started from a smouldering cigar in the House of Commons Reading Room It destroyed the Centre Block and caused the tower to crumble Seven people died in the catastrophe Read more about the fire Despite the devastation the business of Parliament needed to continue Canada was in the midst of the First World War The best solution for a temporary site lay one mile due south at our museum which had just opened in 1912 as Canada s first national museum The morning after the fire the theatre of the museum was converted into a temporary Commons Chamber It included a gallery for visitors and the press That afternoon the House of Commons sat and conducted business as usual Prime Minister Sir Robert Borden acknowledged condolences for the devastation of the fire and the loss of seven lives Parliament stayed in the museum for four years A Museum Moves Out To accommodate the business of Canada s legislators galleries were closed to the public and specimens and artifacts were moved to side walls Scientists and curators relocated to offices outside the museum some retained offices and labs in the museum basement It was quite a commotion The Senate of Canada also moved into the mineral gallery on the first floor That this room had formerly held the Invertebrate Fossils gallery was a source of amusement at the time Legislation within the Museum

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/about-us/history-buildings/parliament-moves (2016-02-07)
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  • Privacy Notice | Canadian Museum of Nature
    Such information may be used for statistical evaluation and reporting purposes Third Party Social Media The Canadian Museum of Nature s use of social media serves as an extension of its presence on the web Social media account s are public and are not hosted on the Canadian Museum of Nature servers Users who choose to interact with us via social media should read the terms of service and privacy policies of these third party service providers and those of any applications you use to access them The Canadian Museum of Nature uses Facebook Flickr FourSquare Instagram Pinterest Sharypic Teacher Tube Twitter Viddler Vimeo WordPress YouTube Personal information that you provide to the Canadian Museum of Nature via social media account s is collected to capture conversations e g questions and answers comments likes retweets between you and the Canadian Museum of Nature It may be used to respond to inquiries or for statistical evaluation and reporting purposes Comments posted that violate Canadian law will be deleted and disclosed to law enforcement authorities Comments that violate our rules of engagement will also be deleted Digital Markers Including Cookies A digital marker is a resource created by the visitor s browser in order to remember certain pieces of information for the web server to reference during the same or subsequent visit to the website Examples of digital markers are cookies or HTML5 web storage Some examples of what digital markers do are as follows they allow a website to recognize a previous visit each time the visitor accesses the site they track what information is viewed on a site which helps website administrators ensure visitors find what they are looking for The Canadian Museum of Nature uses sessional and persistent digital markers on some portions of its website During your online visit your browser exchanges data with the Canadian Museum of Nature s web server The digital markers used do not allow the Canadian Museum of Nature to identify individuals You may adjust your browser settings to reject digital markers including cookies if you so choose However it may affect your ability to interact with the Canadian Museum of Nature s web site Web Analytics Web analytics is the collection analysis measurement and reporting of data about web traffic and visits for purposes of understanding and optimizing web usage Information in digital markers may be used for the purpose of web analytics to remember your online interactions with the Canadian Museum of Nature s website The Canadian Museum of Nature uses Google Analytics to improve its website Your IP address is anonymized prior to being stored on Google Analytics servers in order to help safeguard your privacy To anonymize your IP address Google Analytics changes to zeros the last octet of IPv4 visitor IP addresses and the last 80 bits of IPv6 addresses It does this shortly after it receives your IP address the full IP address is never written to disk When your computer requests a Canadian Museum of Nature

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/privacy-notice (2016-02-07)
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  • For Teachers | Canadian Museum of Nature
    Hours Admission Directions Exhibitions What s On Floor Plan Services Groups Explore Nature Mobile Apps Our Websites about Nature Blogs Videos and More Research Collections Collections Research Projects Science Experts Scientific Services Leadership Scientific Publications About Us Support the Museum Products and Services Careers and Volunteering Museum News The Museum Corporation History and Buildings Skip Navigation Teacher Zone Visit the Museum For Teachers Open House Library Home Teacher Zone For Teachers View copyright information Neil Valois Canadian Museum of Nature Close For Teachers Open House In January 2016 enjoy some wine and cheese and check out our special exhibition Bugs Outside the Box Information and Reservations Library Our library is open to the public We have thousands of resources about the natural sciences including books periodicals our own publications and other resources The library is at our research and collections facility in Gatineau Quebec Information and Hours Connect with Us Facebook Twitter WordPress YouTube RSS Email Canadian Museum of Nature Exploring our natural future Hours Admission Directions Our Exhibitions What s On Membership Group Visits Teacher Zone Mobile Apps Blogs Videos More Our Websites about Nature Collections Online Collection Data Research Projects Science Experts Scientific Services Donors and Sponsors Facility

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/teacher-zone/teachers (2016-02-07)
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  • Reservations: School Programmes | Canadian Museum of Nature
    Science Experts Scientific Services Leadership Scientific Publications About Us Support the Museum Products and Services Careers and Volunteering Museum News The Museum Corporation History and Buildings Skip Navigation Teacher Zone Visit the Museum Workshops 3D Movies Do It Yourself Tours Exhibitions Science Days Arctic Days For Teachers Glowing Reviews Excellent worth the visit Fascinating especially aquariums insects and dinosaur extinction movie Visitor comment Home Teacher Zone Visit the Museum Reservations View copyright information Neil Valois Canadian Museum of Nature Close Reservations Visits to the Museum Workshops and Other School Programmes at the Museum The Reservation Form In Four Easy Steps Download the form PDF Reservation Request School Groups Fill it in Save it Send the file to reservations mus nature ca Our Reservations Coodinator will contact you Information and Reservations Email reservations mus nature ca Telephone 613 566 4701 1 800 263 4433 TTY 613 566 4770 TTY 1 866 600 8801 Browser Plug Ins In order to fully access some of the content on this page you may need to download the following Adobe Reader Connect with Us Facebook Twitter WordPress YouTube RSS Email Canadian Museum of Nature Exploring our natural future Hours Admission Directions Our Exhibitions What s

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/teacher-zone/museum-visit/reservations (2016-02-07)
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  • Nature Express | Canadian Museum of Nature
    and Buildings Skip Navigation Teacher Zone Visit the Museum Workshops 3D Movies Do It Yourself Tours Exhibitions Science Days Arctic Days For Teachers Home Teacher Zone Visit the Museum Nature Express View copyright information Neil Valois Canadian Museum of Nature Close Nature Express All the Nature Express funding has been awarded for 2015 2016 Seventeen educational institutions were selected More than 1000 students will benefit from the free transportation free museum admission and free workshop What Is Nature Express The Nature Express programme will bring students from schools that are facing severe financial obstacles to visiting the Canadian Museum of Nature Through Nature Express TD Friends of the Environment and the Canadian Museum of Nature will fund transportation costs and provide general museum admission for each student Priority will be given to schools in the National Capital Region Students will experience a curriculum linked education programme led by our educators at no cost We encourage successful teacher applicants to take full advantage of Nature Express and spend the entire day at the museum with their class Who Is Eligible In Ontario schools that are considered to be a beacon school by their board priority will be given to schools in the National Capital Region In Quebec schools must be ranked from 7 to 10 on the provincial Disadvantage Index priority will be given to schools in the National Capital Region How Do I Apply Phone 613 566 4701 or 800 263 4433 Email reservations mus nature ca Only successful applicants will hear from us we will contact you if funding is granted Nature Express has been made possible through the generous support of TD Friends of the Environment TD Friends of the Environment is a national organization with a grassroots focus on local initiatives dedicated to protecting the environment Connect

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/teacher-zone/museum-visit/nature-express-financial-aid (2016-02-07)
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  • Workshops at the Museum | Canadian Museum of Nature
    curriculum expectations the students were engaged and they had fun These are all reasons why we will return in the near future Lady Evelyn Alternative School grade 4 The museum itself is fantastic fun and interactive It was a great field trip The workshop was valuable Farley Mowat PS grades 4 and 5 Home Teacher Zone Visit the Museum Workshops at the Museum View copyright information Neil Valois Canadian Museum of Nature Close Workshops at the Museum Find a workshop that suits your class using this list ordered by grade level Our workshops are based on the curricula of Ontario and Quebec Workshops and Themes Science for Little Sprouts Ontario daycare early learning kindergarten Quebec daycare preschool kindergarten Theme plants Information and reservations Billy s Natural Environment Ontario senior kindergarten grade 1 Quebec kindergarten elementary cycle 1 Theme environment Information and reservations Dino Challenge Ontario senior kindergarten grade 1 Quebec kindergarten elementary cycle 1 Theme fossils Information and reservations Are We Dinosaurs Ontario grade 2 Quebec elementary cycle 1 Theme fossils Information and reservations Water in Our Lives Ontario grade 2 Quebec elementary cycle 1 Theme environment Information and reservations Surviving Winter Ontario grades 2 and 3 Quebec elementary cycle 1 Theme environment Information and reservations Bugs Outside the Box Aquatic Life Ontario grade 4 Quebec elementary cycle 2 Theme environment Information and reservations Habitats and Communities Ontario grade 4 Quebec elementary cycle 2 Theme mammals Information and reservations Mineral Discovery Lab Ontario grade 4 Quebec elementary cycles 2 and 3 Theme minerals Information and reservations Amazing Anatomy Digestion Ontario grade 5 Quebec elementary cycle 3 Theme mammals Information and reservations Our Local Biodiversity Ontario grades 6 and 7 Quebec secondary cycle 1 Theme environment Information and reservations Information and Reservations Email Download the reservation request form PDF reservations mus

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/teacher-zone/museum-visit/workshops (2016-02-07)
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  • 3D Movies | Canadian Museum of Nature
    Museum Corporation History and Buildings Skip Navigation Teacher Zone Visit the Museum Workshops 3D Movies Do It Yourself Tours Exhibitions Science Days Arctic Days For Teachers Related Items Reservations School Brochure PDF Plan Your Visit PDF Nature Express Financial Aid Home Teacher Zone Visit the Museum 3D Movies View copyright information Neil Valois Canadian Museum of Nature Close 3D Movies Your students will love the museum s all new science based 3D movies They combine thrilling action with amazing imagery and captivating storytelling It s an experience not to be missed Tuesdays Fridays consult our calendar of What s On for information about the schedule and fees group rates reservations are required at least 10 days before your visit Put on the glasses and get ready for some eye popping 3D adventures Information and Reservations Request a reservation Type directly into the form save it and then email it to us Contact Us reservations mus nature ca 613 566 4701 1 800 263 4433 TTY 613 566 4770 TTY 1 866 600 8801 Browser Plug Ins In order to fully access some of the content on this page you may need to download the following Adobe Reader Connect with Us

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/teacher-zone/museum-visit/3d-movies (2016-02-07)
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