Virtual School Programs Are Adding Up
Over 14,000 Students and Counting!
That’s right – at this moment there are more than 14,000 students booked into a TELUS World of Science – Edmonton Virtual School Program for the 2020-2021 school year.
Thank you to all the educators who have supported the science centre so far this school year, by booking a Virtual School Program. It has been a wild ride, both for you and your students in the classrooms and for our Education Specialists here at the science centre. We recognize and appreciate all your efforts to keep your students safe and have been happy to do our small part by being able to step (virtually) into your classrooms to provide fun science moments!
By the Numbers
- 14,163 – Number of students registered (so far!) in Virtual School Programs this school year.
- 4,920 – Number of Electric Car Garage kits that have been put together by staff and volunteers and shipped out to schools. (By the way, this is more Electric Car Garage kits than we put together in a regular school year! Book an Electric Car Garage or Simple Machines virtual program for your class today. Both of these programs are part of our Pre-Recorded Tutorials.)
- 765 – Number of individual Virtual School Programs booked for this year.
Check-out that ‘New, New’ for 2021
We’ve added a selection of new and exciting virtual experiences to our growing library of Virtual School Programs. Now, you and your students can enjoy your favourite IMAX films from the comfort of your classroom with our Documentary Film + Virtual School Program Bundles.
Your students will enjoy watching an awesome documentary film PLUS participate in a fun and interactive Virtual School Program. Bundles span a variety of Grade levels and touch on key Alberta curriculum connections, while featuring beloved IMAX films like Dream Big, Humpback Whales and Space Next.
Lessons from Everyone's Favourite Chief Meteorologist
TELUS World of Science – Edmonton is very excited to announce the return of one of our most popular school programs, but in virtual form. Weather Watch, presented by CTV’s chief meteorologist, Josh Classen, is back! Josh will join your class virtually from one of our all-new teaching studios and take your students on a wild ride through the ins-and-outs of weather. This experience concludes with access to the IMAX documentary film, Extreme Weather, which you can watch in your classroom.
Book these Virtual School Programs for March & April
Sensational Senses (ONE 30-MIN LIVE PROGRAM)
Journey of Global Soundscapes (One 45-min Live Program)
Minerals Rock (One 30-min Live Program)
Into the Night Sky (One 30-min Live Program)
Chem Squad (A SERIES OF 4 X 30-MIN LIVE SESSIONS)
Weather Wonders (A SERIES OF 4 X 30-MIN LIVE SESSIONS)
Forensics Lab (A SERIES OF 4 X 30-MIN LIVE SESSIONS)
Connecting Stars (A SERIES OF 4 X 30-MIN LIVE SESSIONS)
We’ve Got Your Curriculum Goals Covered
Whatever your curriculum goals this spring, we’ve got something for every classroom. TELUS World of Science – Edmonton Education Specialists have joined classes virtually all across the province, including Drayton Valley, Edmonton, Edson, Fairview, Fort Assiniboine, Fort McMurray, Fox Creek, High Level, Lacombe, Leduc, Lethbridge, Manville, Medicine Hat, Red Deer, Smoky Lake, St. Paul, and even Lashburn, Saskatchewan!
This is what Educators are saying:
We’re Here to Support You!
We know this year has been different for everyone and we’re so happy we’ve been able to connect with teachers and students, despite the many challenges we’re all facing these days. If you have any questions about any of the new Virtual School Programs or if you have any suggestions or feedback on the programs we’re currently offering, or other programs you’d like to see, please reach out to Andrea Brickwood, Director of Education, at firstname.lastname@example.org. We really are behind you 100%. We’re all in this together.