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Junior High

Our Sky Dome will bring enthusiasm for science and learning for our middle school students.  Following is a list of the movies we currently offer along with the topics that aligned with Alberta curriculum. In general, our programs include, but not limited to, a movie of your choice, science demo by our expert educator that followed by a period of questions and answers.

TopicMovieComment
Grade- 7INTERACTIONS AND ECOSYSTEMSHABITAT EARTHFull movie
THE EARTH AND ME
BELLA GAIA – BEAUTIFUL EARTH
PLANET EARTHDYNAMIC EARTH
EARTH’S WILD RIDE
Grade- 8CELLS AND SYSTEMSCELL! CELL! CELL!
THE BODY CODE
LIGHT AND OPTICAL SYSTEMSLIGHT
COSMIC ORIGINS SPECTROGRAPH
TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS: The Amazing Telescope
SEEING!
Grade- 9BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITYEXPEDITION REEF
LIFE: A Cosmic Story
MATTER AND CHEMICAL CHANGEThe Cosmic Recipe (Setting the Periodic Table)
ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY DYNAMIC EARTH
SPACE EXPLORATIONCOSMIC ORIGINS SPECTROGRAPH
TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS: The Amazing Telescope
MARS QUEST
HUBBLE VISION 2

 

Note: Our dome can accommodate up to 27 Junior high students. The program duration and pricing will be discussed during the booking process.

 

GRADE 7

 TOPIC: Interactions and Ecosystems

Join us today for a unique program about our earth ECOSYSTEMS, Human impacts, decision making and action to safe our ECOSYSTEM. You have the choice between one of the following movies “HABITAT EARTH” or “THE EARTH AND ME” or “BELLA GAIA – Beautiful Earth” and they will join our educator in a nice science talk and question/answer period.

 

TOPIC: Planet Earth

 

GRADE 8               

TOPIC: Cells and Systems

Today we will learn and discover many mysterious things about living organisms such as their systems, cells, structures and functions and how they can work together. To achieve this goal, you can select one of the following movies “CELL! CELL! CELL!” or “THE BODY CODE” and enjoy the science talks and question/answer period. Join us now.

 

TOPIC: Light and Optical Systems

Today our student will enjoy watching and learning about light and optics. They will discover that our eye can see different colors because a part of your eye called the retina is sensitive to different wavelengths of light and they learn about trichromats, eye three cones colors. This program consists of one short movie “LIGHT” and your choice of one fulldome movie “COSMIC ORIGINS SPECTROGRAPH” or “TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS” or “SEEING!” after or in between the movies there will be a science talk and and question/answer period.

 

GRADE 9

TOPIC: Biological Diversity

Today your students will learn about BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY that may be influenced by ECOLOGICAL and HUMAN-CAUSED factors. Your will have a choice between two movies “EXPEDITION REEF” or “LIFE: A Cosmic Story”. The movie will be followed by science talk and question/answer period.

 

TOPIC: Matter and Chemical Change

Today students are introduced to the periodic table and will learn about the cosmic recipes that created everything in our world – even us! While watching “COSMIC RECIPE-Setting the Periodic Table” movie students will become familier with the origin of elements and our educator will explore the periodic table in detail—from its basic structure and properties to the behavior of some elements in addition to question/ answer period. 

 

TOPIC: Environmental Chemistry

While watching the “DYNAMIC EARTH” movie, students will integrate the physical and biological sciences by exploring the impact of solar and terrestrial energy sources on the climate. In addition, students will learn about the carbon cycle as well as, the intricate connection between Earth’s energy and the environmental systems that shape its climate. More points will be discussed by our educator in addition to question/ answer period.