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Teacher and Family Days, IMAX® film screenings and other teacher events are planned regularly. Please sign up for our Teacher e-news to receive invitations to your inbox. 

Teacher Screenings of Great Bear Rainforest: February 21, 2019

Join us on Thursday February 21, 2019 for a free teacher screening of our latest film, Great Bear Rainforest.

Journey to a land of grizzlies, coastal wolves, sea otters and the fabled all-white spirit bear—the rarest bear on earth. In this film, set in one of the planet’s most exquisite and secluded wildernesses, you will explore this wild and ancient rainforest, learn what the new generation of First Nations are doing to protect the forest’s natural balance, and discover the secret world of the spirit bear.  
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Imagery from the Great Bear Rainforest film

Thursday February 21, 2019 

Screening Times:
5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Each screening lasts approximately an hour. 

Parking: free after 4 p.m. 

Book Here!

• This is a teacher-only event; guests will not be admitted.
• Limit of 1 ticket per teacher. 
• Space is limited and booked on a first-come, first-served basis.
• Valid Ontario College of Teachers card or equivalent teacher/educator ID required for check-in.
• Does not include access to the Science Centre exhibit halls; they will be closed during this after-hours event.

Teacher Orientations: Discover the Science Centre

Join us for a dynamic medley of the Science Centre's fun and interactive curriculum-connected science and technology programs.

Our "Discover the Science Centre" orientations are offered free of charge to pre-booked groups of 100-400 teachers or teacher candidates, and highlight our programs for students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. Energetic and experienced Educators will illustrate how the Science Centre's innovative programs not only complement your classroom teaching, but also apply amazing resources and technology that will elicit wonder and excitement in your students.

Teacher Orientations: Challenger Learning Centre - Space Mission

Teachers booking a Space Mission receive a free mission resource package and the opportunity to attend a free 3-hour Teacher Orientation in the Challenger Learning Centre at the Ontario Science Centre. The orientation is designed to help teachers prepare their students to get the maximum value educationally and experientially from their Space Mission and is highly recommended. It will introduce teachers to pre-visit classroom activities from the resource package and will allow teachers to sample a Space Mission before their class visit. To attend an orientation, call the School Bookings office at 416-696-3140 to add it to your booking. Click the links below for orientation dates. 

Space Missions and Teacher Orientation Dates
Space Mission: Voyage to Mars (grades 5-8)
Space Mission: Voyage to Mars (grades 9-12)


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