Virtual Home School Programs

Exploring Liquids (G1)

Get your students' feet wet in our program all about liquids.

Explore our liquid activities where students test waterproofing, absorbing, and viscosity. Race different types of liquids and see the water cycle in action!

Your students will leave this program as liquid experts!

Best Curriculum Fit:

Grade 2

Topic A: Exploring Liquids

Please Note: Participants will need access to water, sponge, construction paper, plastic bag, popsicle sticks, and 2 different pieces of fabric for testing

Either a webcam equipped laptop or desktop computer with internet access is required for each student or pair of students. Tablets or mobile devices are not compatible with Microsoft TEAMS.

 

Global Soundscapes (G3-6)

This incredible program takes students on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Your students will become in tune with their senses like never before. Presented by a live host in a virtual platform, this highly interactive program guides students through the new science of Soundscape Ecology.

Best Curriculum Fit

Grade 3

Topic D: Hearing and Sound

Grade 7

Unit A: Interactions and Ecosystems

Grade 9

Unit A: Biological Biodiversity

Either a webcam equipped laptop or desktop computer with internet access is required for each student or pair of students. Tablets or mobile devices are not compatible with Microsoft TEAMS.

 

 

Global Soundscapes (G7-9)

This incredible program takes students on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Your students will become in tune with their senses like never before. Presented by a live host in a virtual platform, this highly interactive program guides students through the new science of Soundscape Ecology.

Best Curriculum Fit

Grade 3

Topic D: Hearing and Sound

Grade 7

Unit A: Interactions and Ecosystems

Grade 9

Unit A: Biological Biodiversity

Either a webcam equipped laptop or desktop computer with internet access is required for each student or pair of students. Tablets or mobile devices are not compatible with Microsoft TEAMS.

 

Into the Night Sky (G4-9)

Join TWOSE's astronomers for a personal tour of the universe. In this session you will get updates on what is happening in the sky tonight and noteworthy astronomy events. Students will be provided the opportunity to ask questions about all things space.

Best Curriculum Fit:

Grade 6:

Topic C: Sky Science

Grade 7:

Unit E: Planet Earth

Grade 8:

Unit C: Light and Optical Systems

Grade 9:

Unit E: Space Exploration

Either a webcam equipped laptop or desktop computer with internet access is required for each student or pair of students. Tablets or mobile devices are not compatible with Microsoft TEAMS.

 

Light & Optics (G4)

Students will investigate transparent, translucent and opaque materials and the properties of different substances to affect the transmission of light. Reflection, refraction and shadows will be explored at a grade-appropriate level. The presentation will feature colourful demos, and hands on exploration for your students.

Grade 4: Topic D Light and Shadows

 

Minerals Rock (G3)

In this virtual program students will be challenged with mineral characteristics in this program that rocks!

Rocks and minerals are all around us, isn't that gneiss? Geologists identify minerals through observation and testing. Can you do the same with the minerals we found?

*A mineral chart and mineral cards will be emailed out to registrant, these should be printed out for each student (or groups of students, if desired)

Best Curriculum Fit:

Grade 3

Topic A: Rocks & Minerals

Either a webcam equipped laptop or desktop computer with internet access is required for each student or pair of students. Tablets or mobile devices are not compatible with Microsoft TEAMS.

Sensational Senses (K-G1)

In this virtual program, students will explore and examine their senses through activities and experiments.

Our five senses give us the ability to interpret and interact with the world around us. Students tickle each sense through a variety of experiments. They'll see closely, listen intently and sink their teeth into sensory science!

*2 Washable markers for each student are required.

Best Curriculum Fit:

Grade 1 - Topic D: Senses

Either a webcam equipped laptop or desktop computer with internet access is required for each student or pair of students. Tablets or mobile devices are not compatible with Microsoft TEAMS.

 


 

 

Up Close With Nature (K-2)

Get up close and personal with one of our animal ambassadors. Learn about their adaptations, habitat and what they eat. Get to see an animal up close and have a live chat with one of our animal specialists.

This program will be tailored to meet your grade-specific needs.

Best Curriculum Fit:

Kindergarten: Environment and Community Awareness

Grade 1: Topic B: Seasonal Changes; Topic E: Needs of Animals and Plants

Grade 2: Topic E: Small Crawling and Flying Animals

Grade 3: Topic E: Animal Life Cycles

Either a webcam equipped laptop or desktop computer with internet access is required for each student or pair of students. Tablets or mobile devices are not compatible with Microsoft TEAMS.

 

Weather Revealed (G5)

Please Note: This is a 4 week course offered over 4 consecutive Mondays at the same time each week, except the first due to Easter Monday.

In this series of virtual programs, students will become meteorolgists!

Over the course of 4 sessions, students will learn about weather by making observations and using their own instruments! Students create a rain gauge, an anemometer, a barometer, and a wind vane and use them to observe, record, and predict the weather.

Teachers will receive a kit with ping pong balls for anemometers. Teachers will need to provide other materials.

Best Curriculum Fit:

Grade 5

Topic D: Weather Watch

Either a webcam equipped laptop or desktop computer with internet access is required for each student or pair of students. Tablets or mobile devices are not compatible with Microsoft TEAMS.

 

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