TELUS Spark is inviting all inquiring minds to Spark Science from Home! Here you can find hope through curiosity, experimentation, problem-solving, community … and, of course, play! Find DIY experiments, online challenges, science education content, and content from STEAM community leaders. When life gives you lemons, make a lemon battery!
Missed a live session and want to catch up? Find them all on Spark’s YouTube channel HERE.
Need to keep busy? Try this experiment:
Recycled Bubble Blower:
Turn trash to treasure! Re-purpose some common blue bin recycling items around the house and upcycle them.
Supplies: Empty plastic bottle, rubber band, small towel or produce mesh bag, scissors, dish soap, water
- Cut the bottom half off the plastic bottle
- Cover the bottom opening with the towel/mesh and seal in place with an elastic band
- Create a bubble solution with dish soap and water
- Dip the fabric into solution and BLOW!
- Blow slowly for the longest bubble snake
Check it all out HERE.
Join the Facebook Live sessions coming up soon!
Live Q&A with Local Paleontologist
So what’s it like to actually study dinosaurs, dig up bones, and be part of new discoveries? Bring your T-Rex-sized questions to this live ask-me-anything with University of Calgary’s Jared Voris! ⛏️
Fun fact: Alberta is a treasure trove for fossils! More than 1000 complete dinosaur skeletons have been discovered in the Canadian badlands since the 1800s.
Missed a live session? Catch them all on Spark’s YouTube Channel.
TELUS Spark Science From Home:
Looking for more tips on how to keep your kids occupied during the COVID-19 crisis? Find our best ideas, activities and inspiration here!
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