Virtual Field Trip

Skype Us!

Do your students have challenging questions about space science and astronomy? We might have the answers! Connect your students with our staff so we can share their passion and knowledge with them through video Skype. Your virtual field trip will include a short demonstration related to one of the themes below and a Q & A session with our staff. 
 

Live & Almost In Person 

 
A Day in a Dangerous Place Called Space
(45-minute video Skype Session - Suitable for any grades)
 
This live video Skype presentation introduces students to the world of the International Space Station where astronauts live and work. We investigate the differences between living and working on Earth versus the microgravity environment of the ISS and highlight the challenges involved in exploring the extreme environment of space.
 
Available Monday to Friday 8:30am - 10:00am (Pacific Standard Time).
 
 
 
Let's Talk about the Universe
(45-minute customized video Skype Session)
 
For a more in-depth look at the science of astronomy, our curious staff are ready for your questions. From black holes to dark matter, to the origins of the Universe, we can customize a session based on your learning objectives and the topics that you're most interested in. 
 
Available anytime.
 
 

Connect From "Anywhere On Earth" 

Setting up for a video Skype session is easy to do. However, the school must provide their own computer, webcam, microphone, internet access and Skype software. For more information about setting up for a Skype session, please click Skype Info (pdf 165 kb).  
 
 

Pricing

Cost for one 45-minute session: $65 + applicable taxes. Full payment is required upon booking.
 
 
Booking Changes/Cancellation Policy
$25 fee applies to all booking changes/cancellations made 7 or more days’ notice prior to confirmed event date.
$50 fee applies to all booking changes/cancellations made less than 7 days’ notice prior to confirmed event date.
 

Registration 

 
 
Questions / Contact
Phone:   604.738.7827 Ext 241
Fax:        604.736.5665
Email:     bookings@spacecentre.ca
 
 
 
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