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Grades 4 to 6

For Grades 4 to 6

We offer a number of programs for your field trip and welcome groups with multiple classes, with each experience booked for a 30 student maximum to ensure program quality and accessibility.

Larger groups will be encouraged to book a second program. Prices are per class, and are exclusive of any applicable GST. Students must remain with supervising adults at all times when visiting TELUS Spark. Chaperone ratio includes teachers and is 1 per 5 students. Additional chaperones will be charged an admission fee. Some programs available in French.

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Legend

Grades 4-6

Self-Guided Exhibit Experiences

  • | $190

Looking to experience over 120 interactive exhibits across four Galleries, the Creative Kids Museum and The Brainasium? Both Schools and Groups are able to book a flat rate exhibit experience for $190 per class/group. Chaperone ratio requirements must be met.

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Grade 5
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Wetland Inquiry

Outdoor Program - Dress Accordingly

  • 90 mins | $265
  • Wetland Ecosystems
  • Systems Thinking, Environmental Literacy
Grade 4

Shadow Puppet Production

  • 90 min | $265
  • Light and Shadows; Language Arts; Art; Drama
  • Creativity and Innovation, Communication and Collaboration

Explore the fundamental principles of light, colour and shadow through experimentation and puppetry. Students will author, create and direct their own story lines for this production.

Grade 4

Machine Makers

  • 60 min | $240
  • Wheels and Levers; Building Devices and Vehicles that Move
  • Creative Thinking; Systems Thinking

Students will create their own mechanical device using cams, gears and axles, discovering how motion can be transferred and transformed as they build their own simple machines.

Grade 4

Water Filters

  • 60 min | $240
  • Waste and our World
  • Critical Thinking; Problem Solving

Students will work in teams to tackle water quality issues by designing, building, testing and assessing their own filtration systems built out of raw materials and tested using water quality sensors.

Grades 4-6

Math In Motion: Fractions And Space

Available on Wednesdays and Thursdays

  • 60 min | $240
  • Math - Numbers, Patterns and Relations, Shape and Space
  • Physical Education-Basic Skills- Locomotor, Non-locomotor and Manipulative

Imagine your classmates were points on a graph. How would you translate their shape? How would you reflect their shape? TELUS Spark and Decidedly Jazz Danceworks have teamed up to create a total unique learning experience. Working with fractions and translations, students will dance their way through fun math challenges. In partnership with DJD:

Grade 5

Mix It

  • 60 min | $240
  • Classroom Chemistry
  • Critical Thinking & Systems Thinking; Scientific Literacy

Students will become chemistry detectives by exploring and identifying several unknown but common substances. By designing their own experimental lab procedure, they will discover some of the fundamentals of chemistry.

Grades 4-6

Action, Reaction Contraption

  • 90 min | $265
  • Science – Physical Science; Building Devices and Vehicles that Move
  • Critical Thinking and Systems Thinking

Design, build and test elements of your very own Chain Reaction Machine. Challenge your students with hands-on STEAM concepts and skills in this creative and collaborative workshop.

Grade 5

Sparking Circuits

  • 60 min | $240
  • Electricity and Magnetism; Mechanisms Using Electricity
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Students explore the fundamentals of electrical circuits and discover many of the basic principles underlying our modern world through the use of simple electrical components.

Grade 6

Air Lab

  • 60 min | $240
  • Air and Aerodynamics; Flight
  • Problem Solving; Communication and Collaboration

Students will investigate the properties of air by designing their own creative experiments using a range of materials. They will then build a device that relies on properties they discovered.

Grade 6

Looking Up In Wonder

  • 90 min | $265
  • Sky Science
  • Creativity and Innovation, Critical Thinking and Problem Solving, Scientific Literacy

What compels us to look to the sky and wonder? Using the immersive nature of our Digistar 5 planetarium students will take a journey through the sky to distant moons and planets while becoming more familiar with our solar system and its place in the known universe.

Grades 4-6

Scratchlab

  • 60 mins | $240
  • ICT - Operating; Communicating; Composing; Editing
  • Communication; Information and Media Literacy

How do computers think?  How can we communicate effectively with them?  Computer literacy is an essential skill for the 21st century.  Through Scratch, challenge your students to move from being computer users to computer programmers.