Programs & Events for Schools & Youth

 

Making Fish (Grades 7–9)

Making Fish (Grades 7–9)
Display Time: 
9:30am - 11:30am
Cost: 
No cost. Schools are responsible for transportation and adequate supervision.

This program uses historic artifacts and copies of archival documents to illustrate the process of salting cod from the catch to the cull.  Students head, gut and split (faux) fish as they learn about the credit system used between fishermen and merchants.  Discover the challenges that fishing families faced in Newfoundland and Labrador.  This program includes a visit to two museum exhibitions:  This Place:  Our Lives on Land and Sea and Here, We Made a Home.

Tuesday to Friday mornings
October 2nd to May 31st
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Maximum 31 students