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Dome Theatre Experiences

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Live Planetarium Show 

Take a journey through the sky as students are transported across the solar system and beyond!

Combining live storytelling with digital technology, the Dome is transformed from a theatre to an observatory to a space ship, traveling beyond warp speed to regions that are too far away and far too big to see any other way. Our live shows answer many questions and trigger many more, setting each viewer on a path of life-long curiosity about the universe and our place in it.

HD Dome Movies

Reach the edges of the universe, come face-to-face with a humanoid and roam through the majesty of Borneo's rainforest. 

Our movies are handpicked to provide the most moving, educational and awe-inspiring subjects available to the Giant Screen. The unique architecture of the dome – along with full surround sound – guarantees an immersive and memorable documentary experience.

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K-12
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Great Bear Rainforest

Available on Oct 18

  • 40 Mins | $120

Great Bear Rainforest tells the story of one of the rarest animals on Earth—the fabled all-white Spirit Bear—and its ancient forest home.   Hidden from the outside world, the Great Bear Rainforest is one of the planet’s most exquisite and secluded wildernesses.   Found on Canada’s rugged Pacific coast, it is the largest temperate coastal rainforest in the world and is home to indigenous First Nations peoples, who have provided stewardship of the forest for millennia.   Embark on a remarkable journey into a land of grizzlies, coastal wolves, sea otters, and humpback whales—and discover the secret world of the Spirit Bear. Narrated by Ryan Reynolds.

Great Bear Rainforest is a Spirit Bear Entertainment film presented by Seaspan in association with Destination British Columbia and distributed by MacGillivray Freeman Films.

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Grades 5 & 8

Extreme Weather

  • 40 mins | $120
  • Grade 5- Weather Watch
    Grade 8- Freshwater and Saltwater Systems

Weather has always been one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet, but now it's intensifying in varied and complex ways. Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone.

Follow researchers and everyday heroes as they uncover surprising connections to help us understand and adapt to our ever-changing weather.

Grades 4-12

Back to the Moon for Good

  • 40 mins | $120
  • Sky Science; Space Exploration

The Google Lunar XPRIZE movie chronicles teams around the world competing for the largest incentivized prize in history, by landing a robotic spacecraft on the Moon for the first time in more than 40 years.

Grades K - 12

Live Planetarium Show: Our Solar System | Spotlight Series

  • 40 mins | $120
  • Sky Science; Space Exploration

This fresh take on the traditional planetarium show shines a spotlight on the curiosity that has driven the exploration of our solar system and asks “what are you curious about?”

Grade 6

Live Planetarium Show: Looking Up in Wonder

  • 90 min | $270

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 pace in the known universe. 

Grade 9

Live Planetarium Show: Space Exploration: To Mars and Beyond

  • 90 min | $270
  • Space Exploration
  • Communication, Creativity and Intellectual Curiosity, and Critical thinking

Within the next 30 years, humans will be walking on Mars and your students’ generation will be the pioneers making that next giant leap for humankind.  The road to Mars has been 60 years in the making; through innovation and problem solving, past generations have laid the groundwork to get there.  Using the immersive environment of our planetarium, experience what it will take to get to Mars and beyond our solar system, and discover the challenges that still lie ahead.

 

Grades K-12

Live Planetarium Show: Our Milky Way

  • 40 Mins | $120

A Live Planetarium Show

Fly through our home Galaxy, the Milky Way, to explore stars, nebulas, supernovas and black holes! Join us for this live show, exclusive to TELUS Spark, as we travel hundreds of light years into deep space to see where stars are born, where they die, and to discover how they create the energy and elements that make all life possible (including you and me). The journey ends with a plunge into a black hole, so hold on tight!

Grades K-12

PANDAS: The Journey Home

  • 40 Mins | $120

National Geographic's Pandas allows viewers exclusive access to Chengdu- China’s extraordinary giant panda breeding center. The film follows the lives of three young pandas as they leave the public spotlight at Chengdu and take their first steps on an extraordinary journey for their species. From tender moments to tenterhooks, every key event will be captured as China prepares to set them free.

Grades K - 1

Live Planetarium Show: Explore the Sky

  • 30 Mins | $245
  • K- Early literacy, creative expression
    Gr. 1 - Seasonal Changes
  • Creativity & intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, cross-disciplinary thinking, visual literacy, basic literacy

Discover the reasons behind the seasons and join in as we share stories about the stars. Did you know that there’s a giant ice cream cone made of star clusters in the sky? Or, that there is an entire epic Greek tale being played out above our heads every night? With the help of the students, we will make the sky come alive.