Spark Science Centre's School Programs

For Schools

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

The Spark Social Contract

The science centre is committed to ensuring all experiences and spaces are safe and welcoming. Please note that all program participants (including students, chaperones and educators) are required to follow the Spark Social Contract. Not doing so may result in your school being asked to leave without refund, so please ensure you read it and prepare your group before you come.

Engaging school programs that enhance curriculum and spark curiosity

Whether at the science centre, online or in your classroom, Spark’s unique science programs and experiences engage students with learning opportunities beyond the regular classroom!

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At Spark

With 35 onsite school programs designed to enhance curriculum, as well as world-class experiences throughout the science centre, the learning possibilities are boundless! For more information or to book a program, call 403-817-6800.

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  • Adventure is just a click away!

The Direct From Series

This award-winning online series surprises and delights, while taking students in classrooms or at home on unique virtual adventures. Spark is grateful to Repsol for their generous support of Direct From.

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  • Can't make it to the science centre? No problem!

In Your Classroom

Spark has programs that can be ordered straight to classrooms for an hour, day, whole week or even a semester! In these unique programs, students engage with science in ways that will expand their minds, introduce career possibilities and create lasting connections.

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  • An Indigenous science experience like none other

Blackfoot Skies

Inspired by the Blackfoot story of Makoiyohsokoyi (the Wolf Trail) and the depths of science within it, this unique learning experience for students explores teachings of humility, balance, and the cosmos.

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  • A mentoring experience from the best

Operation Minerva

Calling all girls and gender diverse youth in grades 8 and 9! Join Spark for a series of amazing experiences with dynamic mentors in STEAM fields. Come see what you can be!

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  • Get out of the classroom and into the science centre

Chevron Open Minds Science School

This week-long educational experience provides students with the opportunity to explore and develop skills to help them grow, collaborate to solve problems and answer some big authentic questions. Spark is grateful to Chevron for their generous support of science school.

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  • Science is for everyone

Daytrippers Children's Charity

The science centre has partnered with Daytrippers Children's Charity to give all students and classrooms the opportunity to experience science that sparks, regardless of their circumstances. Available for all in-person and virtual programs.

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