This animated short features a night watchman who, with his dog Fang, discovers that museums are not just a collection of dusty old artefacts. With humour, the film shows how the past is very much alive and connected to our present.
Ages 9 to 11
Study Guide - Guide 1
English Language Arts - Journalism
History and Citizenship Education - Culture and Currents of Thought (1500-present)
Social Studies - Communities in Canada/World
Technology Education - Society and Technology
Students research a museum in their community and visit/prepare a report-history, pieces, importance to community. Students can contact museum and arrange an interview (in person or over the phone/Skype) with an employee; they prepare questions beforehand regarding person’s duties; report/research variety of museum jobs. Students research museums in their community/province/Canada/world and report (oral or written) value to society; pick one piece and research, tell story, importance to humanity.