Direct From: The Milky Way

The Milky Way

With the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada


2024-2025 dates coming soon


Grades 4–6


Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC)


Per class online (up to 35 students): $85
Individual student/household: $5

Take a Direct From journey out of this world!

Join an expert from the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada on a virtual intergalactic adventure! Students will explore the solar system and neighbouring galaxies, learn how to identify constellations and learn about the technology used to explore our skies.

Alberta curriculum connections:

  • 4 Space: Investigating and describing objects in space in connection to daily life.
  • 5 Space: Investigating and interpreting astronomical phenomena. 
  • 6 Space: Analyzing and representing celestial bodies of the solar system.

Topics explored:

  • The sun and our solar system.
  • Astronomical phenomena, such as moon phases and auroras.
  • Constellations.
  • Celestial bodies such as dwarf planets and comets.
  • Technologies used to view objects in space and explore the solar system.

For more information or to book, please contact [email protected] or call 403.817.6800.


TELUS Spark Science Centre gratefully acknowledges Repsol Oil & Gas Canada for their generous support of the award-winning Direct From series.

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