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K-12 Teachers

K-12 Teachers

Click through each of our programs for additional details, curriculum links, and recommended resources to use before, during, and after your visit. K-12 School Programs Elementary School  |  60-90 minutes Tuesday-Friday, 10:15 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. All museum-led school programs complement the BC curriculum and offer students hands-on learning experiences with museum specimens to increase […]

School Visits

School Visits

Give your students the unforgettable hands-on experience of exploring UBC’s impressive and extensive collection of over two million natural history specimens and increase their awareness of biodiversity, ecology, and conservation. FREE General Admission for Teachers! The Beaty Biodiversity Museum is a great place to take your class. Our exhibits, activities, and lessons can support your […]

Museum Tours

Museum Tours

Planning a group outing to the museum? Enjoy a private tour of the museum, led by our enthusiastic interpreters. Choose the topic that best suits your interests to learn about the biodiversity in this museum and on the planet. Book a group tour visit Note: While children are welcome to attend tours with their parents/caregivers, […]

Information for Teachers

Information for Teachers

Information about our policies, directions, lunch location, and more, for teachers planning school visits to the museum.

Group Programs and Tours

Group Programs and Tours

Many groups choose to visit the museum. Whether you are a large family, co-workers, social club, summer camp, or activity group, we offer programming to suit your needs. To find out more about booking a group program or tour visit our booking information page where you will find rates, availability and other information. Museum Tours […]

Children’s Programs

Children’s Programs

Outside of school, many children are active in different groups, such as summer camps, clubs, and activity groups. We understand that these needs are different than a school group’s needs, and we have programming designed especially for non-school groups. Book a children’s program visit Museum-Led Programs If you’re running a children’s group, the programs below […]

The Herbarium Project

The Herbarium Project

May 16 – August 24, 2014
Karen Yurkovich

Using specimens from the UBC Herbarium, Yurkovich re-examines these taxonomically organized pieces of nature through their aesthetics, their symbolism, their mythologies and their histories.

Campus Walks

Campus Walks

Campus Walks happen on the third Saturday of every month from 10:15am – 12:15pm. They begin and end at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum and happen rain or shine. Explore the UBC campus through the eyes of an expert. Look for fall migratory birds, check out native plants, find local mushrooms. Experts are UBC students and […]

Search the Collections

Search the Collections

Cowan Tetrapod Collection Search VertNet. To restrict searches to specimens in the Cowan Tetrapod Collection, please type UBCBBM in the field labelled: InstitutionCode within the Darwin Core terms section of the Advanced search. The Cowan Tetrapod Collection is very proud to be part of this 86-member international multi-museum search engine. Species, localities, or collectors can […]

Burn Fund Visit

Burn Fund Visit

he BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund was founded by Captain Alex Blake from the Coquitlam Fire Department. The Burn Fund was created as a province-wide initiative after four decades of Fire Fighters visiting patients in the Burn Unit, seeing the need for help, and contributing money. The BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund was […]