Connecting Libraries, Connecting People

The RISE Network works with public libraries to provide Albertans with opportunities to communicate with health care professionals, participate in distance education, attend meetings, learn new skills and more – all by videoconference from their local library. 

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RISE Is a great example of community development and efforts to build a resilient, trusted and accessible network of learning opportunity for rural Alberta. Bow Valley College would be pleased to continue utilizing the RISE Network to support and align with needs of rural learners, increase access to post-secondary opportunities and strengthen cross-generational learning through technology

— Teri McKinnon Bow Valley College

Floating Food and Puffy Faces - Is Living in Space Just Like Life on Earth?

Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
How do the astronauts go to the bathroom in space? See the astronaut's home including where they sleep, how they eat and experience how astronauts adapt to their new home with interactive demonstrations. You will discover the everyday challenges of how astronauts in orbit live from a mock-up of space station living quarters! It doesn't get any closer to home than this.
Suitable for ages 8-13
Please see attachment for promotional poster and supplemental information *you will need certain supplies for the activities involved in this VC, see attachments* 
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Thank you!

We participated in the first one, and it's a GREAT session! Whenever I tell people about videoconferencing, one of the highlights I mention is this videoconference in particular. Thanks for putting it on again, I'm sure the kids will really enjoy it!! :D

Thank you so much, Shelley,

Thank you so much, Shelley, for the feedback! Please feel free to let us know of any future courses you would like to see on here! Jane