Muskets & Cannons

In this popular workshop, students consider the role of black powder firearms in early Canada. Take on the role of novice gunners. Learn how to collaboratively and safely discharge a cannon and try your hand at firing a flintlock musket.

Grade 6

  • Social Studies - First Nation Peoples & European Explorers

Grade 7

  • History - British North America
  • Science & Technology - Pure Substances & Mixtures

September–October / May–June

  • 1.5 hours, $6.00 / student