Spark Science Centre's School Programs
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For Schools

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

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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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Grades 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! K-6 students can explore numbers through dancing with program partners, Decidedly Jazz Dance Studio.

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Live Science Shows

This is where science comes alive on the Inspiration Stage! Led by Spark's talented Science Guides, these live shows makes science pop!

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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, inside an operating room...and so many more science-tastic places!

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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.

While 2022-23 is fully booked, registration for the 2023-24 school year will open in February 2023. Stay tuned for more information!

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For Educators

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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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Brain Smoothies

Join Dr. Brittany Harker Martin, Associate Professor at the University of Calgary, for Brain Smoothies: fun and intriguing art-based exercises that provide mental breaks, foster focus and energize the mind! These are online, interactive and hands-on professional development workshops designed for teachers, educators and wellness facilitators who want to jump into some fun psychology and neuroscience.

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Daytrippers Children's Charity

TELUS Spark Science Centre has partnered with Daytrippers Children's Charity, to give all students and classroom the opportunity to experience science that Sparks, regardless of their circumstances. Daytrippers is available for all Spark programs, both virtually and in-person, as the school programs are offered and/or scheduled.

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