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Live Science Demonstrations

Reinforce curriculum outcomes with a bang! 

Experience science that's just too big for the classroom. 

Facilitated by Spark's enthusiastic and lively educators, these interactive science demonstrations launch students into engaging scientific content with experiments that are just TOO BIG for the classroom. Ready for a wild experience?

All demonstrations are presented in the Inspiration Stage Theatre. Shows can accommodate multiple classes. 

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Grade 6

Under Pressure

  • 50 min | $245
  • Air and Aerodynamics

Experience the awe-inspiring power of air in this one-of-a-kind live demonstration! Students will explore vacuums, extreme pressurization, the effect of temperature and much more!

Grade 8

The Science Within

  • 50 min | $245
  • Cells and Systems
  • Critical Thinking

Get students excited about cells and systems, by being both the scientist and the subject. We’ll test the audience’s guts in a digestion race and take a closer look at sweaty fingertips. Activities are combined with medical imagery and visualizations that connect cell structures and body systems. These experiments challenge students to think critically, make observations and form hypotheses about their own bodies on a range of scales.

Grade 9

Spectacular Reactions

  • 50 min | $245
  • Matter and Chemical Change
  • Critical Thinking

Every chemist secretly loves explosions. Experience a hit-list of awesome experiments as you investigate science at the atomic level. Theory is brought to life with fiery methane bubbles, the rapid decomposition of hydrogen peroxide and colourful fireballs. Students will be encouraged to make their own observations, form hypotheses and draw their own conclusions.

Grade 7

Extreme Temperatures

  • 50 mins | $245

A live science demonstration of extreme temperatures from the heat of a rocket engine to the freezing cold of liquid nitrogen! These spectacular experiments will connect students to concepts such as thermal energy and heat transfer.