A number of local institutions offer in-class science presentations for a variety of topics and grade levels. Most presentations can be booked online through the websites below.
Alberta Innovates, Health Solutions Workshops - are part of the University of Alberta's "Let's Talk Science" programs offering workshops on DNA extraction and analysis, blood typing, cell culturing, chemicals in foods, and the epidemiology of outbreaks.
Alberta Science Literacy Association - brings scientists and engineers in the classroom to provide student and teacher hands on workshops in a variety of disciplines from aeronautical engineery to zoology. (This program is now linked to Edmonton Science Outreach Network)
APPEGA - Association of Professional Egnineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta offers education programs in engineering and geoscience. Programs are currently available through the Edmonton Science Outreach Network.
City Farm - Sustainable Food Edmonton - education programs coming soon!
DiscoverE - offers interactive workshops for science students from K to grade 9. (See 2012 workshop booking forms at the bottom of this page.)
Edmonton Science Outreach Network - offers a variety of classroom presentations through the Scientists and Engineers-in-the-Classroom program. Although most presentations are marked as elementary and junior high, volunteers are also available to do presentations for Senior High classes.
Engineers Without Borders - teaching resources and in class presentations / activities with local engineers and engineering students. There is a local chapter of EWB at the University of Alberta.
Grant MacEwan Roadshow - as part of their travelling lecture series, offers 1-3 hour in-school interactive presentations and demonstrations covering topics in Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Mathematics, Psychology and Zoology. These popular presentations fill up fast, so book early! Congratulations to Dr Gelmini on your Distinguished Service Award from the ATA Science Council!
Inside Education - offers 45 - 75 minute presentations emphasizing science and careers related to natural resources.
NAIT Speaker's Bureau -has a pool of talented staff prepared to deliver curriculum-related lessons to math and science classes as well as noon-hour presentations on interesting related occupations for students. For more information, contact:
High School Partnership Coordinator
NAIT Student Recruitment
Science FUNdamentals - offers in class interactive demonstrations aimed towards topics in elementary science.
Telus World of Science, Science in Motion - offers 1 - 2 hour in class interactive programs that make science fun and engaging for students of all ages.
University of Alberta Outreach - Offers school presentations covering a variety of topics.
University of Alberta High School Physics Talks -
Valley Zoo: The Zoo in Your School - Bring up to 5 live animals into your classroom and share their stories with the expertise of a zookeeper. (See Page 37 of guide)