Revelstoke Dam Visitor Centre Tour

Last updated on
Thursday, September 12th, 2019
Program Description

Join us for an amazing guided tour of the dam that offers an up close look into clean, renewable power generation in British Columbia.

Big Ideas
  • Designs grow out of natural curiosity.
  • Skills can be developed through play.
  • Technologies are tools that extend human capabilities.
  • Designs grow out of natural curiosity.
  • Skills can be developed through play.
  • Technologies are tools that extend human capabilities.
  • Designs grow out of natural curiosity.
  • Skills can be developed through play.
  • Technologies are tools that extend human capabilities.
  • Designs grow out of natural curiosity.
  • Skills can be developed through play.
  • Technologies are tools that extend human capabilities.
  • Designs can be improved with prototyping and testing.
  • Skills are developed through practice, effort, and action.
  • The choice of technology and tools depends on the task.
  • Designs can be improved with prototyping and testing.
  • Skills are developed through practice, effort, and action.
  • The choice of technology and tools depends on the task.
  • Complex tasks may require multiple tools and technologies.
  • Complex tasks require the acquisition of additional skills.
  • Design can be responsive to identified needs.
  • Complex tasks may require multiple tools and technologies.
  • Complex tasks require the acquisition of additional skills.
  • Design can be responsive to identified needs.
  • Complex tasks may require multiple tools and technologies.
  • Complex tasks require the acquisition of additional skills.
  • Design can be responsive to identified needs.
  • Complex tasks require different technologies and tools at different stages.
  • Complex tasks require the sequencing of skills.
  • Social, ethical, and sustainability considerations impact design.
  • Observable patterns and cycles occur in the local sky and landscape.
  • Water is essential to all living things, and it cycles through the environment.
  • Wind, water, and ice change the shape of the land.
  • Energy can be transformed.
  • The electromagnetic force produces both electricity and magnetism.
  • Canada is made up of many diverse regions and communities.
  • Individuals have rights and responsibilities as global citizens.
  • Indigenous knowledge is passed down through oral history, traditions, and collective memory.
  • Indigenous societies throughout the world value the well-being of the self, the land, spirits, and ancestors.
  • Learning about indigenous peoples nurtures multicultural awareness and respect for diversity.
  • People from diverse cultures and societies share some common experiences and aspects of life.
  • Interactions between First Peoples and Europeans lead to conflict and cooperation, which continues to shape Canada’s identity.
  • Trip Details
    City: 
    For Grades: 
    K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Months Available: 
    Duration: 
    60 minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
    Also Offered For: 
    Fee Details
    Cost Per Student: 
    $0.00
    Fee Notes: 

    All students (K-12) - free

    All educators - free

    Adults - one free per every 10 students

    Additional adults - $6