Sesame Street Presents: The Body

Sesame Street Presents: The Body

Daily

Grab the kids and run, jump and play your way through this interactive exhibition all about the human body. Sesame Street Presents: The Body  covers everything from fingers and toes to your ishy squishy insides.

Level 6
Special Exhibition Hall




Sultans of Science: 1000 Years of Knowledge Rediscovered

Sultans of Science

Daily

Celebrate important scientific and technological advancements and discoveries made by scholars during the Golden Age of Islamic Science. This exhibition highlights the multi-cultural roots of modern science and technology.

Level 6
Special Exhibition Hall





Bringing Light to Life! with the Famous PEOPLE Players

Famous People Players

Daily at 12:00, 2:00, 4:00

Celebrate life on Earth in this playful look at evolution. From simple beginning, life has flourished. Throughout the ages, plants and animals have developed into a dazzling array of countless forms and colours ans they've spread through sea and land. This show is a celebration of life, a quick journey through the amazing changes that have led to life as we know it. Presented by the internationally-renowned black-light theatre company Famous PEOPLE Players. Presented by Scotiabank.


Level 1
Imperial Oil Auditorium



IMAX Films 

IMAX films

Come join us for a film. Your senses will be overwhelmed at Ontario's only IMAX® Dome theatre. Purchase a COMBO ticket and save! Admission to the Science Centre and an IMAX film.
Adults $28 (save $7)
Youth & Senior $22 (save $3)
Child $19 (save $3)

Buy online now. Check the schedule for films and times.

Now playing for March Break:
Jerusalem, Great White Shark, Flight of the Butterflies, Under the Sea . 

Level 2
Shoppers Drug Mart® OMNIMAX® Theatre

Ontario Power Authority

Ontario Power Authority

Daily

Together with our partners, the Ontario Power Authority ensures Ontario's electricity needs are met now and in the future. We plan and procure electricity supply from diverse resources and facilitate ambitious conservation targets. Visit the OPA booth to learn about saveONenergy conservaton programs, pick up valuable energy saving coupons, along with info and waterless tattos for the kids.
 


Level 1
Carlton Cards Mezzanine

Recycling with Orange Drop  

Recycling with Orange Drop

March 10 - 15

Orange Drop is a free recycling and safe disposal program for household hazardous and special waste. Visit the Orange Drop booth to find out about hazardous waste, how to safely dispose of it, see a battery recycling display, play interactive games, receive giveaways and more.

Level 1
Carlton Cards Mezzanine



Radical Motions: The Physics of a GR8 SK8

Radical Motions

Daily at 11:00, 1:00, 3:00
 
Skateboarders have great skills but also powerful allies: force, momentum, gravity, torque and friction. We'll see how riders from the C.J. Skateboard Park & School use science in modern day skateboarding. 


Level 1
Imperial Oil Auditorium



The Extreme Universe (ages 8+) 

Cosmic Journeys

Daily at 12:00, 1:30

Experience our Universe like never before. Journey through space to witness the explosive death of a star. Discover the destructive powers of black holes and learn how astronomers "see" the invisbible. Closer to home, witness the breathtaking beauty of a solar storm and learn about instruments that are pushing our ideas of the extreme to new limits. Limited capacity. Doors close promptly at show time.

Level 4
Planetarium, Space Hall



Eyes On The Skies (ages 0 - 5)

Eyes on the Skies

Daily at 10:30, 11:00

This lively program introduces children to the nighttime sky through singing, connect-the-stars-constellations and a journey to the Moon and Mars! For children under the age of 5. Limited capacity. Doors close promptly at show time.

Level 4
Planetarium, Space Hall



The Sky Tonight 

The Sky Tonight

Daily at 3:00, 4:30

Discover what's visible in the sky tonight in this live planetarium demonstration. Take in the beauty of the night sky while our presenter points out constellations and other objects of interest. Learn about upcoming celestial events and take home a star chart that will help you stargaze from your own backyard.Limited capacity. Doors close promptly at show time. 

Level 4
Planetarium, Space Hall



What’s The Matter?

What's the Matter?

Daily at 1:30, 4:30

An explosive exploration of solids, liquids and gases. Expect the unexpected as we present some of our most spectacular science demonstrations. Be prepared for exciting visuals and loud noises.

Level 6
Rock Paper Science Hall



Electricity Demo

Electricity Demo

Weekends at 11:30, 1:30, 3:30, 5:00
Weekdays at 10:30, 12:30, 2:30, 3:30, 5:00   

The Science Centre’s most shocking demonstration! You’ll get a charge out of the Van de Graaff generator (a.k.a. “The ball that makes your hair stand up”) and find out “what’s watt” with this whole electricity thing!

Level 6
Science Arcade



Papermaking

Papermaking

Daily at 11:00, 3:00

Transform plants and scrap paper into new paper. Watch the papermaking demonstration and note the steps used to make paper, and then take away the instructions and try it at home.

Level 6
Rock Paper Science Hall





Science Hot Spot

Science Hot Spot in the Weston Family Innovation Centre

Weekends from 11:00 - 3:00
Weekdays from 11:00 - 4:00

Plug into live presentations about current science.

Level 6
Weston Family Innovation Centre





Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicles

Daily from 10:00 - 6:00

Learn more about Ontario's plan to keep our province clean and green using sustainable transportation and electric vehicles. Check out the onsite electric vehicle and learn about driving efficiently through an interactive experience. Experts from the Ontario Ministry of Transportation will answer all you questions about sustainable transportation and electric vehicles.

Level 6
Weston Family Innovation Centre, Challenge Zone



!dea Gallery- Concussions: Mending Mind & Body

Concussion: Mending Mind & Body

Daily

How does research into the science of the human body and the effects of trauma and concussion inspire artistic expression through art, photography and film? Find out in this new !dea Gallery installation - the result of a unique collaboration between the students and staff of the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education Concussion Lab, and young artists studying at the University of Arts in Belgrade.

Level 6
!dea Gallery

Climb Time! 

Climb Time! demonstration

Weekends at 12:00, 1:00, 2:30
Tuesday & Thursday at 12:00, 1:00, 2:30

Watch professional climbers demonstrate rock climbing techniques and learn how decisions make the difference between life and death.

Level 6
Weston Family Innovation Centre





Programs, films and schedules subject to change.
Please check onsite information boards on Levels 4 and 6 for updates.

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