Spark Science Centre's School Programs
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For Schools

Science for one for all... and teachers too!

At Spark

  • AT SPARK

Grades 4-6

Build the courage to fail and take risks with themes including math, wetland ecosystems, mental health, light and more!

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Grade 7-12

Challenge the innovative mind-set with themes including temperature, design, electricity, mental health and more!

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Math in Motion

Teach math through movement! Students, from kindergarten to grade 6, can explore numbers through dancing with program partners, Decidedly Jazz Dance Studio (DJD).

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Virtual Experiences

Direct From Series

Explore the wild side of wildlife and natural ecosystems!

In Spark's award-winning virtual Direct From programs, students in classrooms or at home are virtually transported to the Rocky Mountains, Pacific Ocean and so many more science-tastic places!

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Spark Specials

  • WEEK LONG

Chevron Open Minds Science School

Teachers, take your class out of the classroom for one whole week spent at the science centre! Chevron Open Minds Science School is a five-day program that will take students on adventures throughout Spark to answer those big science questions.

Applications for the 2023/2024 school year will open in February 2023, so stay tuned.

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  • SEMESTER LONG

DIY Science Centre

Build it and they will come...to a science exhibit that is! DIY Science Centre is a semester-long prototype-building challenge that gives students the opportunity to work together and create an original science exhibit, in collaboration with Spark Science Guides and local STEAM professionals.

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  • WEEKEND CONFERENCE

Operation Minerva 2023

Operation Minerva is a one-day virtual conference for grade 8 students, who identify as girls or gender diverse, to learn about careers in science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics – all from actual STEAM professionals!

Stay tuned for more information in January 2023.

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For Teachers

  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Spark Learning Lab

Hey Teachers: Spark Learning Lab is all about your professional development!

Spark Learning Lab is a learning-focused online program designed for all teachers, informal educators and professional-learners!

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