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Program Description

Sciences programming supports students in building academic skills through investigation and hands-on learning to understand how science shapes our world.


  • Develop critical and creative-thinking skills while integrating science concepts in all areas of studies
  • Incorporate real-world learning experiences


  • Increased understanding of the scientific process
  • Opportunities for in-depth study of research interests
  • Improved ability to think logically, reason and problem-solve
  • Improved ability to use technology as a tool for learning

Program delivery

  • Exploring the process of asking questions, seeking information and demonstrating learning using a variety of sources and methods
  • Emphasis on environmental citizenship
  • Working collaboratively on research projects
  • Participation in community service activities 

Alberta curriculum

All Edmonton Public Schools programming is based on curriculum determined by Alberta Education. Students enrolled in Science Alternative will receive the same high-quality education offered in all of our programs.


Some yellow busing options are available. For more information about busing, contact the school or call Student Transportation at 780-429-8585. 


Elementary 2024–25

Junior High 2024–25

Senior High 2024–25