Kelowna

KELOWNA WORKSHOPS



 

Elementary Workshops

To register, please complete the registration form linked above and email it to us at kelowna@geeringup.ca.

Our 2019 workshop season is now open for registration. Our Spring workshops begin in May and end in June.
If you have any further inquiries about our workshops, contact us at kelowna@geeringup.ca.

Our instructors bring 1 to 1.5 hour workshops straight to the classrooms with interactive demonstrations, activities, and take-home projects for students to create. Teachers can sit back, relax, and watch their students become engaged in the fun of science and engineering. Our highly-trained instructors will adapt each workshop to suit the individual strengths and challenges of each class. Please contact us to discuss how we can customize our workshops for your group.

 

Timing of workshops:

Workshops are available:

  • Before Recess (9:00-10:00)
  • After Recess (10:30-11:30)
  • After Lunch (1:00 – 2:00)

This can be altered to fit your school’s bell schedule. Workshops include two instructors and all demonstration and project materials.

Pricing:

General Workshops

1 Workshop – $130
3 Workshops* @ $114 each = $345 (Same day – 1 before recess, 1 after recess, and 1 afternoon)
6 Workshops* @ $100 each = $600 (Same day – 2 before recess, 2 after recess, and 2 afternoon)

 

*Bulk Rates: We offer discounted rates when multiple workshops are booked on the same day by the same school. These reduced rates are based on the considerable savings in transportation costs. Please note that workshops must follow the schedules below to qualify for the discounted rates.

 

Available Elementary school workshop topics in Kelowna:

Kindergarten:
Ecosystems Everywhere

Available at Vancouver, Kelowna, Fraser Valley

What do living things need to survive? How do animals and plants interact? Join us in exploring how living and non-living things form ecosystems and discover what it would take to grow your own plant!

BC Science Curriculum Links: Daily and Seasonal Changes Affect all Living Things, Observable Features of Plants and Animals.

Grade 1:Molecules Matter

Available at Vancouver, Kelowna, Fraser Valley

It’s time to find out what you, the ground you’re standing on, and everything around you is made up of! Dive into the world of matter as we learn about its properties through fun hands-on activities. Students will even get to build their own anemometers!

BC Science Curriculum Links: Properties of Matter, Patterns and Cycles in the Sky and Landscape

Grade 2:Crazy Chemistry

Available at Vancouver, Kelowna, Fraser Valley

The world around us is filled with change, some of this change is reversible and other changes are permanent. It’s time to put on our lab coats and become scientist to discover what causes chemical and physical changes to occur.

BC Science Curriculum Links: Materials can be changed through physical and chemical processes

Grade 3:Thermal Theatrics

Available at Vancouver, Kelowna, Fraser Valley

How does thermal energy travel from place to place? Why do some materials heat up faster than others? How do molecules act as they get warmer? In this workshop we explore the three methods of thermal energy transfer!

BC Science Curriculum Links: Transfer of Thermal Energy, Properties of Matter.

Grade 4:Elemental Energy

Available at Vancouver, Kelowna, Fraser Valley

In this workshop students will discover the different forms of energy and the relationships between them. We will see energy in practice by exploring and creating our own circuits!

BC Science Curriculum Links: Energy can be transformed

Grade 5:Oh my Organs

Available at Vancouver, Kelowna, Fraser Valley

Let’s learn how some of the organ systems in your body work together to keep you alive! We will explore the different parts of the digestive and respiratory systems through hands-on activities, and solve a design challenge related to medications.

BC Science Curriculum Links: Basic Structures and functions of body systems

 

Grade 6:Phenomenal Forces

Available at Vancouver, Kelowna, Fraser Valley

Through interactive activities and demonstrations, students will discover how Newton’s three laws work together to influence the motion of objects. You will then apply your knowledge of forces to a hands-on design project.

BC Science Curriculum Links: Newton’s Laws of Motion, Force of Gravity

Grade 7:Charge Up

Available at Vancouver, Kelowna, Fraser Valley

Watt do you know about electricity? It’s time to learn about how electric circuits work, and build some of your own. We will spark your interest as we generate positive ideas about circuits.

BC Science Curriculum Links: Electricity is generated in different ways, Electromagnetism

Frequently Asked Questions

Workshops are available:
Before Recess (9:00-10:00)
After Recess (10:30-11:30)
After Lunch (1:00 – 2:00)

This can be altered to fit your school’s bell schedule. Workshops include two instructors and all demonstration and project materials.

Please visit this page for pricing information.

Please fill out High school Registration Form and email it to us at workshops@geeringup.ca

Codemakers

Geering Up is proud to be participating in Codemakers, a national program powered by Actua and Google. Actua’s network members at post-secondary institutions across Canada will empower 100,000 youth with critical computer science skills and prepare them for their future roles as innovators in technology.