LAB-EX

Monday to Friday between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm, during the school year
At the
museum
Duration
2 h 15 (Guided tour of both exhibitions and one moderated activity in the laboratory) / 3 h  (Guided tour of both exhibitions and two moderated activities in the laboratory)
Capacity
Maximum of 72 simultaneous students for a 2h15 guided tour and 96 simultaneous students for a 3h guided tour, divided into sub-groups of 24 students.
Price

2h15 guided tour: $11 per participant

3h guided tour: $14 per participant

*Free admission for two accompanying adults per sub-group

Location
At the
museum

 

2150, AUTOROUTE DES LAURENTIDES
LAVAL, QC H7T 2T8

By coming to the Musée de la santé Armand-Frappier to take part in a school activity, your students will have a unique and educational experience. Accompanied by a passionate scientific moderator, they will discover our two exhibitions and participate in a laboratory activity.

Permanent exhibition 4, 3, 2, 1… Santé!

Discover the concrete actions that everyone can take to maintain their health, the health of others and the health of the planet.

The 4, 3, 2, 1… Santé! exhibition invites students to explore four scales of human health: molecules and cells, individuals, populations and the planet. Health issues are observed and experienced at these four levels, which must all be linked together for sustainable health.

During their visit, the students will become aware that health is much more than the absence of disease. They will be led to consider many questions, such as:

  • What players in the microscopic world are often the allies of good health?
  • What are the human body’s defence tools?
  • Are we all equals on the health front?
  • What actions can we take for the health of the planet and, by extension, our own health and that of other species?

TO YOUR MICROSCOPES! LABORATORY WORKSHOP

In addition to touring the exhibition, the students will take part in a microscope laboratory workshop that focuses on health issues at the cellular level. Guided by a scientific moderator, the students will learn how to use a microscope, an indispensable observation tool for scientists. They will observe a variety of microorganisms invisible to the naked eye and come to realize that these small, often reviled creatures are essential to both life on Earth and good health!

 

Temporary exhibition Food for thought!

Take pleasure in learning more about our diet!

Produced with Bernard Lavallée, nutritionist and author, this exhibition invites students to discover the link between well-being and nutrition. They learn how food provides the elements necessary for the body to function, realize that eating is a source of sensory and cultural pleasure and take action to discover ways to contribute to a sustainable diet.

 

SCIENTIFIC APPROACH  LABORATORY WORKSHOP

Accompanied by a scientific moderator, students immerse themselves in the role of researchers. Whether it is to understand the digestion of food or the importance of yeast in bread-making, students manipulate real scientific tools. Fun, learning, and experimentation are on the menu of this memorable workshop!

 

For full details on the unfolding of school activities in the classroom, virtually, or at the Museum, see the information for teachers page.

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Telephone : (450) 686-5641 ext. 0

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