Photo: Neil Zeller
Photo: Andre Goulet

Engineered Spectacle Tour

  • Grades: 4-9
  • Dates: September 18 and 19
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Cost: $7.00 per student
  • Curriculum Links in Science, Social Studies, ELA and Arts
  • Location: TBA



Start you year off with a bang! On this hands-on field trip, students will encounter science, engineering and art in a way that sets them up for a successful year of inspired learning. Your class will be visiting the Beakerhead site which will house several engineered artworks that will launch your students’ learning with experienced facilitators leading the way. With pre and post activities to enhance your experience, learning will accelerate right off the mark with this half day field trip.

Your students will take part in activities with the following:

  • design thinking
  • visual art
  • building/construction
  • recycled art
  • mathematics

For Science!

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Dates: September 18 and 19
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Cost: $10.00 per student
  • Curriculum Links in Social Sciences 20-30, Psychology 20-30, Sociology 20-30 and Physics
  • Location: Calgary Public Library, Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall


“Bill Nye meets the Blue Man Group” – this show is a social science experiment that explores physics through sound waves, projectile motion and air pressure! With 5-star reviews from both the Edmonton Journal and Vue Magazine, this show sold out 6 times at the Edmonton Fringe Festival. It’s first time to Calgary is just for Beakerhead, and your students are sure to give it two thumbs up!