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Grades K to 3

For Grades K to 3

Spark offers a number of programs for your field trip and welcome groups with multiple classes. Each experience is 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. One complimentary teacher admission is included. In addition, chaperones will also receive complimentary admission. Chaperone ratio and is 1 per 5 students. Additional chaperones will be charged an admission fee. Students must remain with supervising adults at all times when visiting TELUS Spark.

PLEASE NOTE: All school bookings during the duration of BODY WORLDS: ANIMAL INSIDE OUT  will be subject to an additional $4 per student. 

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Legend

Grades K-3

Math In Motion

Available on Wednesdays

  • 60 min | $245
  • Grade K: Numbers; Patterns & Relations - Patterns; Shape & Space - Measurement
    Grades 1-2: Numbers; Patterns & Relations - Patterns; Shape & Space - Measurement; Shape & Space - 3-D Objects & 2-D Shapes
    Grade 3: Numbers; Patterns & Relations - Patterns; Shape & Space - Measurement; Shape & Space - 3-D Objects & 2-D Shapes; Shape & Space - Transformations
  • Physical Education-Basic Skills- Locomotor, Non-locomotor and Manipulative

(Grade K): Let’s explore numbers, shapes and patterns using creativity and dance! Designed for young mathematicians-in-training.

(Grades 1-2) Shapes & Patterns:  Can you see ALL of the shapes you can create with your body? Explore patterns, shapes, and number manipulation through energetic movements facilitated by a skilled expert!

(Grade 3) Number Manipulation: Dancing through addition and subtraction! Come explore how our bodies can be used to showcase pattern, shape and number manipulation with a unique movement experience. 

TELUS Spark and Decidedly Jazz Danceworks have teamed up to create a totally unique learning experience.

Grades K-2

Ecosystem Engineers

Offered only on Sep - Oct & Mar - June | Outdoor Program - Dress Accordingly

  • 90 min | $270
  • Senses, Environmental Awareness, Small Crawling and Flying Animals, Needs of Animals and Plants, Seasonal Changes

In this outdoor workshop, your students will be inspired by literature to explore natural environments within an urban area. Students engage their senses, learn about the needs of plants and animals and test their creativity by building a mini habitat using natural materials.

Grades K-1

Making Mixtures

  • 60 min | $245
  • Senses, Hot and Cold Temperature, Exploring Liquids
  • Critical Thinking & Systems Thinking, Scientific Literacy

Take a step into the delightful world of chemistry. By pouring and scooping, students will create various mixtures and use their senses to describe what is happening.

 

Grades K-1

Explore The Sky

  • 30 min | $245
  • Environment and Community Awareness, Senses, Seasonal Changes
  • Creativity and Intellectual Curiosity, Critical Thinking, Cross Disciplinary Thinking, Visual Literacy, Basic Literacy

Launch into stories about the stars in Spark's HD Digital Dome theatre and explore the night sky. Observe the epic Greek tale being played out above our heads every night, use your imagination to create your own constellations, and discover the reason for the seasons in this immersive experience.

 

Grades K-1

Sensory Wonders

  • 60 min | $245
  • Senses
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving, Initiative and Self-Direction

Our senses are very important to help us discover things about the world around us. Together, your students will explore different sense-based activities to test how our senses work and to learn that everybody's senses work differently.

 

 

Grades 1-3

Junior Architects

  • 60 min | $245
  • Building Things with a Variety of Materials
  • Problem Solving, Collaboration, Creativity

Starting with an inspiring story of a budding young architect, students will use materials to create a nearly life-size structure they would want in their community.

 

Grade 2

Floating and Boating

  • 60 min | $245
  • Buoyancy and Boats, Exploring Liquids, Building with a Variety of Materials, Testing Materials and Designs
  • Communication, Intellectual Curiosity, Systems Thinking, Visual Literacy, Scientific Literacy, Cross Disciplinary Thinking

Students will test the buoyancy of a variety of materials, then will work together to build a specific type of boat before testing their creations in water features around Spark. This program is "knot" to be missed! 

Grade 2

Spark Trek

Some areas in this program are not accessible by elevator

  • 60 min | $245
  • Hot and Cold Temperature
  • Critical Thinking; Curiosity

Travel deep into the heart of the Science Centre to learn all about how a LEED Gold Standard building regulates temperature and circulates heat. On this tour, you will boldly go where few have gone before.

 

Grade 2

Magnet Mission

  • 60 min | $245
  • Magnetism
  • Creativity & Intellectual Curiosity; Scientific Literacy

Investigate the mysterious and invisible properties of magnets and magnetism in this station-based workshop.

Grade 3

Science of Mental Health

  • 90 mins | $270

In this interactive workshop – created with the support of Alberta Health Services and other medical professionals – students will explore the physical effects of stress and develop simple techniques to help their brain be the best it can be. 

Grade 3

Building for Sound

  • 60 min | $245
  • Hearing and Sound, Testing Materials and Designs
  • Creativity and Innovation; Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Amplify your knowledge of sound science! Take a journey around Spark to test the noise level in various areas, then work together to further examine how different materials absorb and reflect sound.

Grade 3

Action, Reaction Contraption

  • 90 min | $270
  • Building Things with a Variety of Materials, Testing Materials and Designs, Wheels and Levers
  • Critical Thinking and Systems Thinking

In this workshop, students will collaborate and exercise their creativity by repurposing a variety of unusual objects to design, build and test elements of their very own Rube Goldberg machine.

Marble Machines

Grade 3

  • 60 mins | $245

Stretching creativity, collaboration and problem solving skills by constructing simple machines to move marbles.