Virtual Field Trips

Do your students have challenging questions about space science and astronomy? We have the answers! Our staff  are ready to connect with your students and share their passion and knowledge 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. 

A Day in a Dangerous Place Called Space

(45-minute video Skype Session - Suitable for all 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 PST

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.

Book With Us

Online Form  
Email:     bookings@spacecentre.ca
Phone:    604.738.7827 Ext 241
Fax:        604.736.5665