Tracks, Skulls & Furs

Discover the animals that were important to the fur trade from the perspectives of the North West Company’s fur traders and the Anishinaabe hunters and trappers. Learn which furs were valued for fashion or winter survival, and why. Examine the skulls of these animals to learn about their anatomy, behaviours, diets, and habitats!

Curriculum Links:

  • Science & Technology
  • Social Studies, History & Geography

Grade Suitability:

Virtual: JK–3

In-person: 2+

Availability: September to June

Length: 1 hour

Cost (+HST): 

Virtual: $135 per class

In-person: $6 per student