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! 

Here's what we have lined-up for this year:

Science Literacy Day (Recommended for Grades 4-6)
Friday, September 22, 2017 

Science Literacy Week highlights Canada’s outstanding scientists and science communicators from coast-to-coast. Celebrate Science Literacy Week with us! Your students will experience the science of storytelling, as they interact with storytelling and story-writing experts. They'll get hands-on with special workshops and activities, as they experiment with storyboarding, short films, stop-motion and green screens. They'll also visit The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition.

Choose between 1 of 2 time-slots:

  • 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Cost: $11.50 per student (includes admission to all permanent galleries, science demonstrations on the Science Stage and admission to The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition.)

Add an IMAX film for just $5.00 per student. Add a school program for just $3.50 per student.

Book Today! Call the Bookings Office at 780-451-3344.

Coding Day (Recommended for Grades 4-9)
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 

This year marks our very first Coding Day! Coding is an important emerging literacy for students, as they enter a rapidly evolving world as learners and contributors. Give your students a leg up as we explore coding, robotics, and computational thinking together with experts in the field.. 

  • Grade 4-6 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Grades 7-9 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Cost: $11.50 per student (includes admission to all permanent galleries, science demonstrations on the Science Stage and admission to  The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition.)

Add an IMAX film for just $5.00 per student. Add a school program for just $3.50 per student.

Stay tuned for more details, as they are confirmed.

Health Day (Recommended for Grades 7-12)
Thursday, January 25, 2018 

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.  

Cost: $11.50 per student (includes admission to all permanent galleries, science demonstrations on the Science Stage and admission to  The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition.)

Add an IMAX film for just $5.00 per student. Add a school program for just $3.50 per student.

Stay tuned for more details, as they are confirmed.

Math Fest for Grades 7-12.
Wednesday, March 14 & Thursday, March 15, 2018

Let's put the “M” in STEM! Join us for Math Fest 2018, as we bring math concepts to life for your students. Math Fest is the science centre's annual celebration of numbers, patterns, quantity, time & more!

With over 20 booths of interactive math activities and games, your students will be completely immersed in learning math skills, all while having fun!

Grades 4-6: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Grades 7-12: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Choose between 1 of 2 time slots:

  • 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or;
  • 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Cost: $11.50 per student (includes admission to all permanent galleries, science demonstrations on the Science Stage and admission to  The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition.)

Add an IMAX film for just $5.00 per student. Add a school program for just $3.50 per student.

Stay tuned for more details, as they are confirmed.

Space Day! (Yuri’s Day)
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Embark on an explorative journey of the universe as we celebrate Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space! Students will discover what it takes to make it to space, how we know what’s out there, and what’s on the horizon. Weather permitting, your students will observe the daytime sky through a telescope at the RASC Observatory. 

Cost: $11.50 per student (includes admission to all permanent galleries, science demonstrations on the Science Stage and admission to  The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition.)

Add an IMAX film for just $5.00 per student. Add a school program for just $3.50 per student.

Stay tuned for more details, as they are confirmed.

Stay tuned to this page for 2017-2018 Real People, Real Science event details as they are confirmed, or sign up for our EUREKA! Newsletter for teachers for the latest updates.