Tours and Resources

Self-Guided Tours

Do you want to be challenged and learn a little more at the museum? Check out these resources!

If you would like a Word version of any of these so that you can customize or shorten it for a class visit, please email us at museum.naturalscience@usask.ca

More Museum Resources

Field Trip Program

We had a great time hosting our 2022 May/June field trip program, and we hope to see you next year! To get notified when registration opens in March 2023, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, or sign up for our e-news.

Museum Collection

Our digital collection records and photos currently live on OneDrive. Please contact us if you have questions or feedback, or if you would like a higher quality photo of any specimen.

Science Outreach

The Museum of Natural Sciences is part of Science Outreach at the Univeristy of Saskatchewan. Other Science Outreach programs include:

  • Kamskénow provides hands-on hands-on science and mathematics activities to Saskatoon Community School classrooms. The goal of this program is to increase science literacy and engagement, with the long-term aim of increasing the participation of Indigenous people in the sciences.
  • Science Ambassador Program connects northern Indigenous communities with the University of Saskatchewan by pairing senior undergraduate and graduate students with schools across northern Saskatchewan for 4-6 week each spring. 

Geological Sciences Outreach

The Department of Geological Sciences offers outreach activities and providing presentations tailored to elementary, middle, and high school students. Topics include rocks and minerals, fossils, volcanoes, plate tectonics, and meteorite impacts. Click here for more information and to book a visit.

GeoExplore Saskatchewan

Visit GeoExplore Saskatchewan to learn about the geoscientific wonders that Saskatchewan has to offer: meteorite impact structures, fossils, ancient mountain belts, waterfalls, and so much more! There is also an interactive map full of locations to explore in person.

Notice Nature

Notice Nature is a program that encourages children and youth to go outside and learn more about the natural world around them within the North Saskatchewan River Watershed. It and was developed by the North Saskatchewan River Basin Council and USask faculty members are among the collaborators.

Online Star Talk

Join Ron Waldron aka STARMAN for one of his astronomy presentations in your own classroom! Each includes an online tour of the current night sky using the same planetarium and simulation software found in STARLAB. Presentations are by grade level and suitable for zoom technology and the projection screen in classrooms. Time for students’ questions follow every presentation and several follow-up lesson plans are e-mailed to classroom teachers. Click here for pricing and more information.

Meewasin Resources

Do you want to explore the great outdoors this spring? Make it even more of an adventure with Meewasin's Eco Scavenger Hunt or Backyard Bingo. If you are an educator, you can also submit a request to access their K-12 educator resources.