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Mental Health: The Science of Anxiety
(Grades 6-8 and 9-12)

Award-winning Special Program:
January 28 to February 1, 2019 and May 6-10, 2019 (Grades 6-8)
May 13-17, 2019 (Grades 9-12)
My heart is racing, my mouth is dry and my stomach is in knots! Don’t worry, everyone feels anxious sometimes. Explore what’s really going on in our brains when we experience anxiety, how it affects our bodies and why stress can sometimes be a good thing. This interactive science presentation explains how our brains and bodies react to stress, while introducing students to evidence-based coping strategies. Mental health applies to everyone — we can all take steps to enjoy life and deal with the challenges we face each day!

  • Format: Special Interactive Science Presentation CLICKERS
  • Capacity: 15 to 350 students at a time
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Grade level: 6-8 and 11-12
  • Dates and Times:
         Grades 6-8: January 28 to February 1, 2019 and May 6-10, 2019; 11-11:45 & 12-12:45
         Grades 9-12: May 13-17, 2019; 11-11:45
  • Price: $12 per student

This program supports Open Minds, Healthy Minds: Ontario’s Comprehensive Mental Health and Addictions Strategy.

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Characteristics of Electricity (Grade 9)

Special Program: May 23 & 30, 2019     

Witness the power of electricity by firing a Tesla coil! From Galvani to Tesla, re-discover the practical applications of current, circuits and resistance. Understand how electric energy is generated, and be a part of a human electric circuit. Get energized with a spark-tacular static electric discharge!

  • Format: Special Interactive Science Presentation CLICKERS
  • Capacity: 15 to 300 students at a time
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Grade level: 9
  • Time: 12-12:45
  • Dates: May 23 & 30, 2019 (May 16, 2019 no longer available.)     
  • Price: $12 per student
Curriculum Connections:
  • Electrical Applications (9)
  • The Characteristics of Electricity (9)


Supported by: 
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Climate Change (Grade 10) 

Special Program: April 11, 18 & 25, 2019
Understand the complex connections between human activity, greenhouse gases, heat transfer and climate change. Investigate past climate data, see ocean acidification in action and compare Canada to the world. Use a physical climate model to test whether you can stabilize the Earth's climate.

  • Format: Special Interactive Science Presentation CLICKERS
  • Capacity: 15 to 50 students at a time
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Grade level: 10
  • Times: 11-11:45
  • Dates: November 22, 29 & December 6, 2018 and April 11, 18 & 25, 2019
  • Price: $12 per student
Curriculum Connections:
  • Climate Change (10)
  • Earth's Dynamic Climate (10)
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