Science School


Science School

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Ignite curiosity

TELUS Spark is a place where young people build new ideas. Hands-on activities spark a sense of wonder. Experiences provide students with the opportunity to explore while they develop new skills.  

Get neurons firing at Chevron Open Minds Science School.  Collaborate to solve problems and spark a passion for learning through science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM). 

Ideas for inspiration:

  • Explore the design pro​cess. Discover the connections among engineering, innovation, technology and art through collaborative design projects.
  • Spark passion for STEAM through risk taking in a safe environment with activities designed to build courage.
  • Fuel creativity and learning through play.

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Donna Kipta

Donna Kipta holds a BSc from the Faculty of Biological Sciences and a BEd both from the University of Calgary. Donn​a is a self-professed “wonderer” and has been involved in both formal and informal education for many years in a variety of settings. Since first becoming involved with Campus Calgary/Open Minds in 2004, she has inspired many learners to discover their passions and be curious. Outside of education she is especially curious about roadside geology, exploring nature, and singing in a choir.

Phone: 403.817.6846

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Megan Jarman Clark

Megan holds a MA in Educational Studies from Montreal's Concordia University and a BA in Anthropology from the University of Victoria. Before joining the Open Minds team, Megan delivered and developed STEAM workshops on TELUS Spark's school programs team. She is passionate about experiential learning, critical methodologies, and spending time outdoors.

Phone: 403.817.6846


David Moore

David combines a passion for teaching with a lifelong fascination for earth history, paleontology and evolution. He has several university degrees including a MSc in paleontology and geology from the University of Calgary. While studying in Calgary he began working for the Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation which has continued for over 25 years. David has taught evolution, earth and life history and other topics to students at all levels from elementary school to graduate seminars. He has presented at numerous technical conferences around the world and authored several scientific papers. His engaging style and sense of humor have introduced many people to the wonders scientific discovery, earth history and paleontology. ​




220 St Georges Dr NE
Calgary, AB
T2E 5T2