Field Trips and Laboratory Tours

The Bennett Centre - offers outdoor and environmental education programs both at the Bennett Centre and in the classroom.  Most science programs emphasize elementary curricula, however some secondary programs are offered.
City of Edmonton School Programs - offer a variety of field trip experiences for students of all ages at the Valley Zoo, John Janzen Nature Centre, Muttart Conservatory, and John Janzen Nature Center
Devonian Gardens - offers educational school programs and field trips for students in elementary and junior high school classes.
Edmonton Waste Management Centre - offers tours and education programs
Elk Island National Park - Parks Canada - offers elementary, junior and senior high school programs covering topics in ecology, population dynamics and biodiversity.
Galaxyland and World Waterpark - West Edmonton Mall - offers  programs for Physics 20 and Math 7-12.
Hands On Science - offers in class and out of class elementary science field trips for tor students in the Edmonton area.  Programs cover a variety of curriculum linked topics.
Inside Education - offers field studyies on forest ecology, wetlands and water.
John Janzen Nature Centre - offers elementary programs including Seasonal Adaptations, and Web of Life and Adaptations.

Jurassic Forest - students can tour a natural local ecosystem featuring animatronic dinosaurs.
Muttart Conservatory - offers a variety of school programs for K-12 including programs on Biodiversity, Ecosystems and Adaptations, Botany, Plant Survivor, Colours and Textures and Ladybugs.  Teacher information packages are available online at:
NAIT - Chemistry on Campus offers hands on laboratory activities in chemistry.
RiverWatch - takes students down our local waterways to scientificially analyze the health of our aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems.
Royal Alberta Museum - offers a variety of interpretive programs for grades K-12 in both the permanent exhibits (Natural History Gallery and Wild Alberta Gallery) as well as Feature exhibits.
SkyScan Science Outreach - offered programs for all grade levels through the University of Alberta Department of Physics and the Edmonton Centre of the Royal Astronomical Societyof Canada.  Specialized programs focus on topics in Grade 6 Sky Sciene and Science 9 Space Exploration.  Both in-class and out of class (at the U of A Observatory) options are offered.
Strathcona Wilderness Center - offers a variety of school programs including nature hikes, outdoor pursuits and elementary science.  Programs are offered during all 4 seasons. 
Telus World of Science - offers a variety of hands on field trips and programs for K-12 students including the IMAX movie, the Margaret Zeigler theatre and a focussed feature programs.
University of Alberta Department of Physics - invites Physics 30 students to their labs where they will perform three experiments; spectroscopic analysis of hydrogen, e/m ratio and either a radiation/Geiger counter experiment or a superconductivity demonstration.

University of Alberta Museums - University of Alberta Museums has collections which are accessible to the public and may be used to enhance school and family programs. For more information about each collection and how to book your visit please visit

Valley Zoo:  School Programs - Programs available for K-12 covering a variety of topics including; Animal Adaptations, Endangered Species, and Zookeeping as a Career.