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: 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 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, science demonstrations and admission to the Angry Birds Universe exhibition).

To register call 780-451-3344.

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