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NEW! For 2019-2020

NEW! FOR 2019-2020

Spark offers a number of programs for your field trip and welcome groups with multiple classes. Each experience is booked for a 30 student maximum to ensure program quality and accessibility. 

Larger groups will be encouraged to book a second workshop. Prices are per class, and are exclusive of any applicable GST. One complimentary teacher admission is included. In addition, chaperones will also receive complimentary admission. Chaperone ratio and is 1 per 5 students. Additional chaperones will be charged an admission fee. Students must remain with supervising adults at all times when visiting TELUS Spark. 

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Legend

Grades 1-2
*NEW

NEW! SENSEational

  • 30 mins | $245
  • Senses, creating colours, hot and cold temperatures

  • Analysis, critical thinking, experimental design

Have your students take part in an imaginary magical journey where they prove themselves to a mythical creature in this story-based demonstration. Feel the heat, hear the sounds, see the sights, and have your students learn about the experiments they saw to wrap things up! Pairs wonderfully with the popular Sensory Wonders school workshop.

 

Grades 3-9
*NEW

Science of Mental Health

  • 120 Mins | $395

The last frontier of science – our brains! In this highly interactive workshop students engage with technology and our exhibits to learn about the how the brain works and mental health. Students go on an exploratory journey in our Being Human gallery as well as using biosensors and iPads to understand their own reactions to positive and negative stress and use simple techniques to help their brain be the best it can be.

Developed in partnership with leading experts in mental health, this workshop was created with the support of Alberta Health Services, Calgary Board of Education, Calgary Separate School Division, Rocky View Schools, Palix Foundation, University of Calgary, Morneau Sheppell and the Ministry of Community and Social Services.  

 

Grades 5-12
*NEW

*COMING SOON* Intro to Arduinos Workshop

  • 120 mins | $395

Interested in working with real technology, getting  hands-on, and going beyond basic block coding like Scratch? Then the Arduino microcontroller workshop is just what you and your students are looking for! This workshop will launch early in 2020, and if you’d like to be provided with more information about the program when it goes live please sign up with our call centre at educators@sparkscience.ca.