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Combining STEM and visual arts

Did you know that the Musée de l’ingéniosité J. Armand Bombardier and the Centre culturel Yvonne L. Bombardier are sister institutions located on either side of J.-A.-Bombardier Avenue? That means you can book educational activities in both organizations at once, combining science, technology, engineering, math and visual arts!

 

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Preschool

On the road to innovation

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Through a circuit of challenges, discover the 3 challenges of innovation: observation, ideation and realization. Afterwards, try an unfinished vehicle structure and identify a problem that needs to be addressed. As a team, design an innovative prototype to solve this problem.

More information

Pedal to the Metal

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum | Classroom
  • icone Duration : 1:30 | 1:00
  • icone 20 to 30 students

At this highly interactive workshop, students design and manipulate a 4-wheeled vehicle designed at the Museum’s Fab Lab, while developing competencies adapted to their grade levels. Students validate their hypotheses by running road tests, using Bombardier ingenuity to become inventors-in-training.

More information

Shaping up for art

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Cultural Centre
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Play an observation game to decode the works featured in the current exhibition. Learn to identify the shapes on display and create your own work using the same shapes as those used by our featured artists.

More information

The world of colours

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Cultural Centre
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Use coloured ice cubes to experiment with the science behind colours. Get a new perspective on the current exhibition through an exploratory workshop where colours and emotions are put under the lens. Learn how to mix your own colours as you design a work of art.

More information

Tours of the exhibitions

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 90 students

During your tour of the Museum, find out why Joseph-Armand Bombardier is a source of inspiration. Thanks to our interactive displays, star in a Ski Doo® commercial, fly a place, design and test your concept vehicle at the Idea Studio and much more.

More information

Elementary cycle 1

Invent your gadget

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum | Classroom
  • icone Duration : 1:30 | 1:00
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Learn how to use littleBits modular electronics with your students, and create a machine inspired by the famous inventor, Joseph-Armand Bombardier. Why not have students build a module to pull pranks on their friends? The sky is (almost) the limit! This activity introduces students to logical thinking and programming, without using a screen!

More information

On the road to innovation

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Through a circuit of challenges, discover the 3 challenges of innovation: observation, ideation and realization. Afterwards, try an unfinished vehicle structure and identify a problem that needs to be addressed. As a team, design an innovative prototype to solve this problem.

More information

Pedal to the Metal

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum | Classroom
  • icone Duration : 1:30 | 1:00
  • icone 20 to 30 students

At this highly interactive workshop, students design and manipulate a 4-wheeled vehicle designed at the Museum’s Fab Lab, while developing competencies adapted to their grade levels. Students validate their hypotheses by running road tests, using Bombardier ingenuity to become inventors-in-training.

More information

Shaping up for art

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Cultural Centre
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Play an observation game to decode the works featured in the current exhibition. Learn to identify the shapes on display and create your own work using the same shapes as those used by our featured artists.

More information

The world of colours

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Cultural Centre
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Use coloured ice cubes to experiment with the science behind colours. Get a new perspective on the current exhibition through an exploratory workshop where colours and emotions are put under the lens. Learn how to mix your own colours as you design a work of art.

More information

Tours of the exhibitions

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 90 students

During your tour of the Museum, find out why Joseph-Armand Bombardier is a source of inspiration. Thanks to our interactive displays, star in a Ski Doo® commercial, fly a plane, design and test your concept vehicle at the Idea Studio and much more.

More information

Elementary cycle 2

Experimental workshops

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Test your students’ ingenuity with our three experiment stations that test intuition, creativity and the ability to adapt prototypes. In this activity, success depends solely on your ideas! The challenges are “simple”, it’s up to you to find the path to success!

More information

Invent your gadget

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum | Classroom
  • icone Duration : 1:30 | 1:00
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Learn how to use littleBits modular electronics with your students, and create a machine inspired by the famous inventor, Joseph-Armand Bombardier. Why not have students build a module to pull pranks on their friends? The sky is (almost) the limit! This activity introduces students to logical thinking and programming, without using a screen!

More information

On the road to innovation

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Through a circuit of challenges, discover the 3 challenges of innovation: observation, ideation and realization. Afterwards, try an unfinished vehicle structure and identify a problem that needs to be addressed. As a team, design an innovative prototype to solve this problem.

More information

Pedal to the Metal

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum | Classroom | Online
  • icone Duration : 1:30 | 1:00 | 1:00
  • icone 20 to 30 students

At this highly interactive workshop, students design and manipulate a 4-wheeled vehicle designed at the Museum’s Fab Lab, while developing competencies adapted to their grade levels. Students validate their hypotheses by running road tests, using Bombardier ingenuity to become inventors-in-training.

More information

Scratch: Introduction to programming

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum | Classroom | Online
  • icone Duration : 1:30 | 1:00 | 1:00
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Delve into the world of programming with Scratch! We’ll guide your group through a number of short challenges, where they’ll learn the basics of programming and create their first computer game. Scratch is user-friendly, versatile and free, so students can continue to create in the classroom or at home!

More information

Shaping up for art

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Cultural Centre
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Play an observation game to decode the works featured in the current exhibition. Learn to identify the shapes on display and create your own work using the same shapes as those used by our featured artists.

More information

The world of colours

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Cultural Centre
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Use coloured ice cubes to experiment with the science behind colours. Get a new perspective on the current exhibition through an exploratory workshop where colours and emotions are put under the lens. Learn how to mix your own colours as you design a work of art.

More information

Tours of the exhibitions

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 90 students

During your tour of the Museum, find out why Joseph-Armand Bombardier is a source of inspiration. Thanks to our interactive displays, star in a Ski Doo® commercial, design and test your concept vehicle at the Idea Studio and much more.

More information

Elementary cycle 3

Do it yourself!

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum | Online
  • icone Duration : The duration will be determined in advance based on your project.
  • icone 16 students

Does your class have a project in mind? Do you want to invent or modify an object but don’t know where to start or don’t have the necessary tools? We offer support and supervision, as well as the space and resources you need to make your wildest ideas a reality. All this is made possible by the Fab Lab at the Musée de l’ingéniosité J. Armand Bombardier.

More information

Experimental workshops

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Test your students’ ingenuity with our three experiment stations that test intuition, creativity and the ability to adapt prototypes. In this activity, success depends solely on your ideas! The challenges are “simple”, it’s up to you to find the path to success!

More information

Introduction to 3D printing

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum | Online
  • icone Duration : 1:30 | 1:00
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Learn how to make 3D drawings on a computer and bring them to life using a 3D printer. No artistic talent required! All you need to do is make a sketch using Tinkercad software, which we’ll show you how to use. Learn how to create drawings that can be printed using plastic. We’ll guide you through the creation process, and send you your first creation by mail. Materials and postage fees included!

More information

Introduction to laser cutting

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Our laser cutter can cut wood, plastic, leather, and more. All you need is a drawing created with Inkscape software. Learn how to create drawings that can be cut out. No artistic talent required! We’ll guide you through the creation process, and send you your first creation by mail. Materials and postage fees included!

More information

Invent your gadget

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum | Classroom
  • icone Duration : 1:30 | 1:00
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Learn how to use littleBits modular electronics with your students, and create a machine inspired by the famous inventor, Joseph-Armand Bombardier. Why not have students build a module to pull pranks on their friends? The sky is (almost) the limit! This activity introduces students to logical thinking and programming, without using a screen!

More information

On the road to innovation

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Through a circuit of challenges, discover the 3 challenges of innovation: observation, ideation and realization. Afterwards, try an unfinished vehicle structure and identify a problem that needs to be addressed. As a team, design an innovative prototype to solve this problem.

More information

Pedal to the Metal

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum | Classroom | Online
  • icone Duration : 1:30 | 1:00 | 1:00
  • icone 20 to 30 students

At this highly interactive workshop, students design and manipulate a 4-wheeled vehicle designed at the Museum’s Fab Lab, while developing competencies adapted to their grade levels. Students validate their hypotheses by running road tests, using Bombardier ingenuity to become inventors-in-training.

More information

Scratch: Introduction to programming

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum | Online
  • icone Duration : 1:30 | 1:00
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Delve into the world of programming with Scratch! We’ll guide your group through a number of short challenges, where they’ll learn the basics of programming and create their first computer game. Scratch is user-friendly, versatile and free, so students can continue to create in the classroom or at home!

More information

Shaping up for art

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Cultural Centre
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Play an observation game to decode the works featured in the current exhibition. Learn to identify the shapes on display and create your own work using the same shapes as those used by our featured artists.

More information

The world of colours

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Cultural Centre
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Use coloured ice cubes to experiment with the science behind colours. Get a new perspective on the current exhibition through an exploratory workshop where colours and emotions are put under the lens. Learn how to mix your own colours as you design a work of art.

More information

Tours of the exhibitions

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 90 students

During your tour of the Museum, find out why Joseph-Armand Bombardier is a source of inspiration. Thanks to our interactive displays, star in a Ski Doo® commercial, fly a plane, design and test your concept vehicle at the Idea Studio and much more.

More information

Secondary cycle 1

Do it yourself!

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum | Online
  • icone Duration : The duration will be determined in advance based on your project.
  • icone 16 students

Does your class have a project in mind? Do you want to invent or modify an object but don’t know where to start or don’t have the necessary tools? We offer support and supervision, as well as the space and resources you need to make your wildest ideas a reality.

More information

Escape game: Teens Creative Minds

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 30 students

Play an escape game as you visit our temporary exhibition Teens: Creative Minds. Will 45 minutes be enough time for students trapped inside the brains at the exhibition to solve the puzzles? Take on this challenge of cooperation, reflection and ingenuity! Take this opportunity to learn more about the extra creative teenage brain.

More information

Introduction to 3D printing

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum | Online
  • icone Duration : 1:30 | 1:00
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Learn how to make 3D drawings on a computer and bring them to life using a 3D printer. No artistic talent required! All you need to do is make a sketch using Tinkercad software, which we’ll show you how to use. Learn how to create drawings that can be printed using plastic. We’ll guide you through the creation process, and send you your first creation by mail. Materials and postage fees included!

More information

Introduction to laser cutting

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Our laser cutter can cut wood, plastic, leather, and more. All you need is a drawing created with Inkscape software. Learn how to create drawings that can be cut out. No artistic talent required! We’ll guide you through the creation process, and send you your first creation by mail. Materials and postage fees included!

More information

Invent your gadget

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum | Classroom
  • icone Duration : 1:30 | 1:00
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Learn how to use littleBits modular electronics with your students, and create a machine inspired by the famous inventor, Joseph-Armand Bombardier. Why not have students build a module to pull pranks on their friends? The sky is (almost) the limit! This activity introduces students to logical thinking and programming, without using a screen!

More information

On the road to innovation

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Through a circuit of challenges, discover the 3 challenges of innovation: observation, ideation and realization. Afterwards, try an unfinished vehicle structure and identify a problem that needs to be addressed. As a team, design an innovative prototype to solve this problem.

More information

Shaping up for art

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Cultural Centre
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Play an observation game to decode the works featured in the current exhibition. Learn to identify the shapes on display and create your own work using the same shapes as those used by our featured artists.

More information

The world of colours

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Cultural Centre
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Use coloured ice cubes to experiment with the science behind colours. Get a new perspective on the current exhibition through an exploratory workshop where colours and emotions are put under the lens. Learn how to mix your own colours as you design a work of art.

More information

Tours of the exhibitions

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 90 students

During your tour of the Museum, find out why Joseph-Armand Bombardier is a source of inspiration. Thanks to our interactive displays, star in a Ski Doo® commercial, fly a plane, design and test your concept vehicle at the Idea Studio and much more.

More information

Secondary cycle 2

BRP plant

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 80 students

Take the guided tour of the BRP plant near the Museum and see how Ski Doo® snowmobiles (June to December) or Can-Am® Spyder® vehicles (December to June) are manufactured and assembled. You will also learn about the tradespeople who work at the plant.

More information

Do it yourself!

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum | Online
  • icone Duration : The duration will be determined in advance based on your project.
  • icone 16 students

Does your class have a project in mind? Do you want to invent or modify an object but don’t know where to start or don’t have the necessary tools? We offer support and supervision, as well as the space and resources you need to make your wildest ideas a reality.

More information

Escape game: Teens Creative Minds

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 30 students

Play an escape game as you visit our temporary exhibition Teens: Creative Minds. Will 45 minutes be enough time for students trapped inside the brains at the exhibition to solve the puzzles? Take on this challenge of cooperation, reflection and ingenuity! Take this opportunity to learn more about the extra creative teenage brain.

More information

Introduction to 3D printing

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum | Online
  • icone Duration : 1:30 | 1:00
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Learn how to make 3D drawings on a computer and bring them to life using a 3D printer. No artistic talent required! All you need to do is make a sketch using Tinkercad software, which we’ll show you how to use. Learn how to create drawings that can be printed using plastic. We’ll guide you through the creation process, and send you your first creation by mail. Materials and postage fees included!

More information

Introduction to laser cutting

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Our laser cutter can cut wood, plastic, leather, and more. All you need is a drawing created with Inkscape software. Learn how to create drawings that can be cut out. No artistic talent required! We’ll guide you through the creation process, and send you your first creation by mail. Materials and postage fees included!

More information

Shaping up for art

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Cultural Centre
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Play an observation game to decode the works featured in the current exhibition. Learn to identify the shapes on display and create your own work using the same shapes as those used by our featured artists.

More information

Tours of the exhibitions

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 90 students

During your tour of the Museum, find out why Joseph-Armand Bombardier is a source of inspiration. Thanks to our interactive displays, star in a Ski Doo® commercial, fly a plane, design and test your concept vehicle at the Idea Studio and much more.

More information

Vocational training, college and university

BRP plant

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 80 students

Take the guided tour of the BRP plant near the Museum and see how Ski Doo® snowmobiles (June to December) or Can-Am® Spyder® vehicles (December to June) are manufactured and assembled. You will also learn about the tradespeople who work at the plant.

More information

Do it yourself!

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum | Online
  • icone Duration : The duration will be determined in advance based on your project.
  • icone 16 students

Does your class have a project in mind? Do you want to invent or modify an object but don’t know where to start or don’t have the necessary tools? We offer support and supervision, as well as the space and resources you need to make your wildest ideas a reality.

More information

Introduction to 3D printing

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum | Online
  • icone Duration : 1:30 | 1:00
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Learn how to make 3D drawings on a computer and bring them to life using a 3D printer. No artistic talent required! All you need to do is make a sketch using Tinkercad software, which we’ll show you how to use. Learn how to create drawings that can be printed using plastic. We’ll guide you through the creation process, and send you your first creation by mail. Materials and postage fees included!

More information

Introduction to laser cutting

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Our laser cutter can cut wood, plastic, leather, and more. All you need is a drawing created with Inkscape software. Learn how to create drawings that can be cut out. No artistic talent required! We’ll guide you through the creation process, and send you your first creation by mail. Materials and postage fees included!

More information

Shaping up for art

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Cultural Centre
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Play an observation game to decode the works featured in the current exhibition. Learn to identify the shapes on display and create your own work using the same shapes as those used by our featured artists.

More information

Tours of the exhibitions

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 90 students

During your tour of the Museum, find out why Joseph-Armand Bombardier is a source of inspiration. Thanks to our interactive displays, star in a Ski Doo® commercial, fly a plane, design and test your concept vehicle at the Idea Studio and much more.

More information

Preschool and elementary cycle 1

On the road to innovation

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Through a circuit of challenges, discover the 3 challenges of innovation: observation, ideation and realization. Afterwards, try an unfinished vehicle structure and identify a problem that needs to be addressed. As a team, design an innovative prototype to solve this problem.

More information

Shaping up for art

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Cultural Centre
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Play an observation game to decode the works featured in the current exhibition. Learn to identify the shapes on display and create your own work using the same shapes as those used by our featured artists.

More information

The world of colours

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Cultural Centre
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 20 to 30 students

Use coloured ice cubes to experiment with the science behind colours. Get a new perspective on the current exhibition through an exploratory workshop where colours and emotions are put under the lens. Learn how to mix your own colours as you design a work of art.

More information

Tours of the exhibitions

  • Throughout the school year
  • icone Location : Museum
  • icone Duration : 1:30
  • icone 90 students

During your tour of the Museum, find out why Joseph-Armand Bombardier is a source of inspiration. Thanks to our interactive displays, star in a Ski Doo® commercial, fly a plane, design and test your concept vehicle at the Idea Studio and much more.

More information

Reserve your educational activities now!

The Musée de l’ingéniosité J. Armand Bombardier et the Centre culturel Yvonne L. Bombardier offer engaging and dynamic activities for students at all levels of education.

Our activities are in line with the Québec Education Program and are eligible for the Culture in the Schools program. School boards and private schools receive financial assistance in order to allow all students, from preschool to secondary school, to participate in two free cultural outings each year.

Information and reservation

The school activity schedule is from Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For more information about school activities or to make a reservation, fill out the activitie form or call 450-532-5300, ext. 94.

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