center: interactive displays; shows; demonstrations; workshops. At schools throughout British Columbia: science presentations and hands-on displays. Materials: Hands-on activity books; teacher's guides; pre-/postvisit and computer-based materials. Education and support for teachers: In-service education on science content and hands-on learning; lecture series; newsletter.
in Stanley Park,
Canada V6B 3X8
(Mailing address: P.O. Box 3232, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6B 3X8)
Canada's Pacific National Aquarium, dedicated to effecting the conservation of aquatic life through display and interpretation, education, research, and direct action. Programs for students: At the aquarium: self-guided tours; hands-on exhibits; field trips; curriculum-based school programs; overnight programs. At schools: aquavan; aquakits; speakers bureau. Materials: Hands-on activity books; teacher resource manual and pre-/postvisit materials with each formal on-site program; fact sheets. Education and support for teachers: Pre-/in-service workshops on hands-on, curriculum-based activities for teaching life sciences in the classroom; newsletter.