Real People, Real Science

Our School Programs team has created a unique series of programs allowing your students to experience what's new and exciting in the field of science by interacting with real scientists! 

Yuri’s Day (Space Day)
Wednesday, April 12, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Embark on an explorative journey of the universe as we celebrate Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space!

Yuri's Day (Space Day) will include:

  • A presentation about Martian Meteorites by Dr. Erin Walton
  • A visit to the Observatory (weather permitting)
  • A planetarium show
  • Various space-themed activities and;
  • A presentation by Ross Lockwood on what it takes to become an astronaut.

Cost: $11.50 per student (includes all Yuri's Day activities, Science Centre Admission, science demonstrations and admission to the Angry Birds Universe exhibition).

To register call 780-451-3344.

Health Day: Tuesday, May 2, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

We’ll celebrate local innovations in biology and health during our first-ever Health Day! This science conference aims to provide Jr. and Sr. High School students with a combination of lectures and interactive, hands-on activities with leaders from the health sciences community.  

Health Day is geared towards students Grades 7-12 and will include:

  • Presentations from Dr. James Shapiro and the Islet Cell Transplant Team from the University of Alberta
  • Donovan Orr from the Edmonton Eskimos Athletic Training Department 
  • Hands-on dissections on animal pancreases and other organs
  • Hands-on assessment of strength and range of motion of joints
  • Practice injury wrapping techniques
  • Tabletop displays and activities from: Edmonton Organ and Tissue Donation Clinic, Alberta Diabetes Foundation, U of A Health Sciences Grad Students, U of A Islet Cell Transplant Team
  • & much more!

Cost: $11.50 per student (includes all Health Day activities, Science Centre Admission, and science demonstrations.

To register call 780-451-3344.

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