David Thompson's Sun, Moon and Stars

David Thompson, a fur trade cartographer, used the sun, stars and other celestial bodies to create maps that would shape the borders of North America. Join our voyageur guides and fur trade astronomers as they demonstrate how the marvels of Earth, the solar system and the unknown influence our everyday lives.

Curriculum Links:

  • Math
  • Science & Technology
  • Social Studies, History & Geography


Grade Suitability: 1+

Availability: September to June (day and night)

Length: 1.5 hours

Cost (+HST): $9 per student