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TELUS Spark

TELUS Spark
220 St. George's Drive NE, Calgary, AB T2E 5T2
Phone : (403) 817-6800
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Region

Calgary and area

School year/Age

Preschool to Grade 10

Language level

French as a First Language
French immersion

School subject (primary)

Sciences

School subjects (secondary)

Fine Arts
Biology
Chemistry
Physical education
Mathematics
Physics
Health and Life Skills

Links with the curriculum

Our programs have been tested extensively in schools across Calgary and are inspired by recent research in inquiry-based learning. They are relevant to the Alberta Program of Studies, with strong connections to our daily lives.

Requirements

Service in French by request / when available. Advance notice required.

Number of participants

For classes of 30 students, but can be larger groups can be accommodated for an extra cost .

Duration

60 to 90 minutes

Cost

Price varies between $225 and $275 per program, per class. All workshops include access to the exhibition galleries. Classes over 30 students will be charged:
- 60 min programs: $10 per additional student
- 90 min programs: $12 per additional student
- Live Theatre / Demonstrations: $10 per additional student
Self-Guided Exhibit Experiences are available for $180 per class

Students must be accompanied by a chaperone at all times.
K-6: 1 per 5 students
7-12: 1 per 10 students
Additional chaperones will require a $10 admission fee.

Description

TELUS Spark offers a richer and more involved experience for teachers and students. Our four new exhibit galleries and an expanded and enhanced Creative Kids Museum allow for a larger range of spaces and activities to explore. Many of the following programs are available in French.

K-3 PROGRAMS
Backyard Ecologists
Marking Mixtures
Math In Motion: Shapes & Patterns
Eplore The Sky
Junior Architects
Floating and Boating
Spark Trek
Magnet Mission
Good Vibrations
Take a Closer Look
Ball Runs
Building for Sound
Action, Reaction Contraption
How THe Wind Blows
Sensory Wonders
Scratchlab


4-6 PROGRAMS
Self-Guided Exhibit Experiences
Water Filters
Shadow Puppet Production
Machine Makers
Air Lab
Wetland Iquiry
Mix It
Sparking Circuits
Looking Up in Wonder
Math in Motion: Fractions and Space
Action, Reaction Contraption
Dome Theatre Experiences
Scratchlab

7-10 PROGRAMS
Design H20
3D Design This
Action, Reaction Contraption
Extreme Temperature
Pipeline Challenge
Marble Machines
Hydraulic Challenge
Water For All
The Science Within
Curious Matter
Electricity Blocks
Soil Processes
Spectacular Reactions

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ACFA

Partners

CPFA
Alberta Education
RAFA