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We are excited to launch a series of weekly "Learning Lessons" that vary in length from 10 to 25 minutes, featuring our talented instructors and docents at the LCM. They are designed as stand-alone lessons or to accompany any related content with your at-home or in-classroom learning.
 
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LEARNING LESSON #10: ARCHAEOLOGY

Langley Centennial Museum's Wednesday afternoon docent team takes you on an mini archaeological expedition. Learn about the types of artifacts that are found in the Langley area, the careful processes those items go through to be studied and catalogued, and the role that archaeologists play preserving history.

 

LEARNING LESSON #9: COLLECTING THE PAST 2

Join Langley Centennial Museum instructor Alison as she takes you on another museum journey to learn about the function of a museum while investigating some unusual artifacts. In this video, you will be taken back in time to explore how Langley families used to live.

 

LEARNING LESSON #8: THE PARLOUR

Join LCM docents, Midori and Melissa, as they explore the Michaud Parlour. In this late-19th century living room exhibit, you will learn a bit about the life of an important Langley pioneer family. while discovering some unique musical instruments and home decor.

 

LEARNING LESSON #7: FRASER VALLEY FAMILIES

In this primary school lesson, Langley Centennial Museum instructor Rita leads a discussion about the basic needs that all families have for staying safe, healthy, and happy. Join her on an exploration of how meeting needs such as shelter and food, has changed throughout history for families in the Fraser Valley.

 

LEARNING LESSON #6: COASTAL IMAGES

Langley Centennial Museum instructor, Susan Jessop guides you through a short painting lesson. While discussing a famous work by Emily Carr, you will learn basic watercolour techniques and how to be inspired by nature to create your own beautiful pieces of art!

 

LEARNING LESSON #5: COMMUNITIES PAST & PRESENT

Lend a hand to Caroline, a Langley Centennial Museum lead docent, as she splits up the morning workload of household chores at the turn of the 20th century. Learn what a typical morning routine would look like for pioneer children as they pitched in to get the breakfast ready, clothes laundered, and wood chopped.

 

LEARNING LESSON #4: THE GENERAL STORE

Join docents, Melissa and Midori, as they take you on a behind-the-scenes exploration of the General Store Exhibit at the Langley Centennial Museum. Learn about the role of a general store in the pioneer days and discover some interesting items!

 

LEARNING LESSON #3: COLLECTING THE PAST

Join history instructor, Alison Minto, on a discussion about a museum’s role in preserving history while examining some First Nations’ artifacts.

 

 

LEARNING LESSON #2: ART IN THE PARK

 
Journey through Derby Reach Park with LCM art instructor, Helen Brownsword, to explore creating art with natural objects. Helen will introduce viewers to the history of environmental art, with a focus on the artwork of Andy Goldsworthy, and inspire you to create your own environmentally friendly unique compositions.  
 

 

LEARNING LESSON #1: LOCHIEL SCHOOLHOUSE

 
Get a glimpse of the historic Lochiel Schoolhouse: a 100-year old one-room schoolhouse located in Campbell Valley Park. Ms. Gendron will take you through a classroom lesson for the pioneer students in 1924. Kids! Be sure to listen closely and follow along with her directions to sharpen your skills in reading, writing, and arithmetic!
 

 

Stay tuned for more!

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