Through an exploration of our 10-acre waterfront site, students build connections between our community, culture, change and the urban landscape.
Your students discover our unique 10-acre site with all aspects of its’ urban environment as well as Toronto’s skyline. Discover the beauty of Harbourfront Centre’s waterfront community and everything it has to offer. Add a Visual Arts activity to make a great full-day visit.
Key Inquiry Question: Explain the extent to which communities share commonalities and expose differences in our world.
By the end of the programme, students will
- Investigate the key components of a community
- Encounter, identify and discuss these elements in Toronto’s Waterfront Community
- Use key terminology as related to community in an appropriate way
- Investigate the key relationships between humans and the environment within urban communities (Grades 4-6 only)
Grade 1: The Local Community (SS)
Grade 2: Global Communities (SS)
Grade 3: Living and Working in Ontario (SS)
Please click here to download a comprehensive Education Resource Kit (Grades 1-3) prepared by Harbourfront Centre School Visits educators.
Grade 4: Aquatic Habitats (SCI)
Please click here to download a comprehensive Aquatic Habitats Education Resource Kit prepared by Harbourfront Centre School Visits educators.
Grade 5: General Site-Walk (SS/SCI)
Grade 6: Life Systems: Biodiversity (SCI)
Please click here to download a comprehensive Life Systems: Biodiversity Education Resource Kit prepared by Harbourfront Centre School Visits educators.