Virtual field trip: My Rights, Our Rights (Grades K to 4)

Program length: 45 minutes

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Photo: CMHR, Colin Corneau

School program details

Learn about human rights in Canada by discovering upstanders like Viola Desmond and exploring themes of equality, family, and love. Our guides will take your students on an inspiring journey through the galleries while keeping them engaged through activities and discussions.

Students will:

  • Learn that human rights protections in Canada were fought for and won through the effective actions and voices of many groups and individuals.
  • Experience exhibits and the inspiring Museum architecture as if they were at the Museum in person.
  • Interact with a Museum guide to better understand how they can take action for human rights.
  • Engage in discussion, critical thinking and reflection on human rights in relation to concepts of family and equality.