Book your class for a 20 minute program combined with time to visit the exhibits. Our GEO Expeditions combine a curriculum-based worksheet with short presentation, and access to all of our exhibit galleries.
There are a variety of programs and tours to choose from, including:
The Whispering Rock
Did you know that rocks can tell a story? The key is knowing how to listen! Uncover clues with your Science Interpreter and reveal the ancient story told by our 550 million year old whispering rock.
Journey Through Space
Come and join us on a space adventure! Your Science Interpreter will lead you on an exploration of the outer reaches of our solar system wthout ever leaving Earth. Learn about Jupiter’s 300 year storm, and what the rings of Saturn are really made of…
GEO EXPLORATIONS will be curriculum based programs for grades 7, 8 and 9. These programs will be 2 hours of educational, hands on programming offered Monday through Friday.
Grade 7 – Dynamic Earth
This program focuses on Unit 4 Chapter 11 of the Grade 7 curriculum – Earth’s Crust, and covers many of the outcomes of this section. This program is currently in development. More iinformation will be posted here soon.
Grade 8 – Oceans
(Coming in the near future) This program will focus on Unit 1 of the Grade 8 curriculum – Water Systems on Earth. More iinformation will be posted here soon.
Grade 9 – Cosmic Journey – Now available!
In this new program, students will take a cosmic journey through our night sky. They will explore the solar system, get a feel for just how large (and forceful) Jupiter really is, and see a comet up close and personal! Students will also get the chance to learn about impact craters, moon phases, far-away galaxies, and awe-inspiring nebulae. Finally, they will take a jaunt around Mars with our new “Mars Rover Curiosity”, designed exclusively for the grade 9 GEO class. Maximum of 50 students!
For more information on GEO CENTRE Education Programs, please contact:
Andrea van Nostrand
Supervisor, Education Programs
Tel: (709) 737-7886
Fax: (709) 737-7889
To book your school for a GEO CLASS, please contact:
GEO Interpretation Department
Tel: (709) 737-7849
Fax: (709) 737-7889