TWOSE 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo missions, and TWOSE is proud to present a science exposition so out of this world we’ve had to rename the Jasper Junior/Senior High School where this event takes place to the Jasper Space Station! Gaze at a giant inflatable moon and find the locations of the Apollo moon landing sites. Drive a remote-controlled moonbot over a moonscape and perform tasks for your mission. Try your hand at the lunar excursion model on the moon just like Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin had to do back in 1969! See various science demonstrations presented by TWOSE scientists on topics such as electricity and magnetism, cryogenics, lasers, and other wonders. See our large Van De Graaff generator put some spark into your life!! Make soda pop using a special ingredient and much more! Step into the TELUS World of Science – Edmonton’s new portable digital dome planetarium and see exciting shows on the night sky and on the history of human space flight! There’s something for scientists of every age to experience at the Jasper Space Station. NO CHARGE
9:00am - 1:00pm TWOSE "Inflatable planetarium"
Step into the TELUS World of Science – Edmonton’s new portable digital dome planetarium and see exciting shows on the night sky and on the history of human space flight!
9:30 a.m. Legends of the Northern Sky
10:00 a.m. Dawn of the Space Age
10:45 a.m. Legends of the Northern Sky
11:15 a.m. Dawn of the Space Age
12:00 p.m. Legends of the Northern Sky
12:30 p.m. Legends of the Northern Sky
All shows approximately 25 minutes in length. Schedule subject to change.
Displays and Hands-On Activities:
Large Inflatable Moon-
See a large inflatable Moon showing the location of the various Apollo Moon landing sites.
See various science demonstrations presented by TWOSE scientists throughout the day which includes topics on electricity and magnetism, cryogenics, lasers, and other wonders. See our large Van De Graaff generator put some spark into your life!! Make soda pop using a special ingredient and much more!
Science Tot’s program-
Activities geared toward the younger scientists including dressing up as an astronaut, dot matching, constellation creation, paper circuits, and a few other child-friendly activities.
Meet Roger the Robot mascot of the TELUS World of Science – Edmonton -
Say “hi” to Roger the Robot as he roams the exposition.
LEGO Moonbot -
Drive a LEGO remote-controlled vehicle over a simulated Moonscape to perform various tasks.
Lunar Lander video game-
Try your hand at landing the lunar excursion model on the Moon just like Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin had to do back in 1969!
Try your hand (and brain) on some tabletop Brainteasers!
Can you hit the target! Try your hand at operating our catapults to hit a variety of targets.
Gravity Well Activity-
Try your hand at seeing how matter warps space and how objects react to that warped space.
9:00am - 12:30pm TWOSE "Outdoor Activities
Pop Bottle Water Rocket Launches (free)
Build your own pop bottle rocket and launch it on our special launchers. Try to get your bottle rocket to land closest to the target and other challenges.
Outside, in the school field
11:00am - 12:30pm TWOSE "Fly Me to the Moon Rocket Launches"
Demonstration model rocket launches will take place on Centennial Field by the TELUS World of Science – Edmonton (TWOSE) and the Edmonton Rocketry Club (CAR). Watch as mid-powered model rockets built by members of TWOSE and CAR take to the skies in this exciting event.
At 12:00 p.m. come celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing as we launch a 1/70th scale Saturn V rocket into the skies over Jasper.
11am - 1pm TWOSE "Build and Fly Your Own ESTES Rocket
Purchase, build and launch some ESTES flyable model rockets. Build your own ESTES Spirit or Nova Rocket (Almost Ready to Fly Rocket) and launch it (all supplies included for one launch) for $30.00 per kit. Rockets supplies are limited so get one while they last. Rockets available at the launch site for purchase.
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