School Programs

The creative and entertaining world of Beakerhead invites all students to step into the world of science and technology!

Start the year off with a blast of inspiration – from field trips to classroom projects. Teachers, choose an experience that works for you. Spend an hour, a day or a semester!

Field Guide for Teachers:

Want to connect the spirit of Beakerhead with your school and classrooms? No matter where you are, you can help your students learn at the crossroads of art and science – where core competencies abound with the Field Guide for Teachers.


Come to Beakerhead, aka field trips:

Hop on a bus and bring your class to learn through direct interaction with Beakerhead’s most spectacular programs.

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Beakerhead in your School:

Set the tone for a year of creative collaboration with a burst of inspiration and Beakerhead at your school, through artist and engineer school visits, virtual speakerhead and classroom ingenuity challenges.

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Important 2017 dates

April 21

Registration opens

May 05

Registration closes

May 31

Bookings confirmed with schools and teachers

End of August

Information packages mailed

September 13-17

Beakerhead hits the streets and your classroom!

Download the school program info card


The Education Advisory Council helps to oversee and guide the development of Beakerhead school programs so that they are high-quality and relevant educational experiences. The council members are:

  • Dan McWilliams
    Learning Specialist, Rockyview Schools
  • Denise Kitagawa
    Board Member at Calgary Charter School
  • Julie Barton
    Fine Arts & Off-Campus Specialist, Calgary Board of Education
  • Kirk Villanueva
    Elementry Science Consultant, Calgary Catholic School District
  • Tyler Melnyk
    Social Studies Teacher, Robert Thirsk High School