Toys in Flight

A presenter prepare to catch a doll that's spinning in the air.

Explore the soaring science behind frisbees, gliders, flying pixies and more!

Find out how the four forces of flight power some of your favourite toys! Learn about lift, weight, drag and thrust during this playful demonstration that’s fun for all ages. 

Developed in collaboration with Spin Master, this daily demo provides insight into why frisbees hover, how pixie toys fly and what product engineers do to make exciting new inventions! 

Schedule subject to change. Check on-site boards for the most up-to-date information.

  • Wednesday, August 10, 12:30 PM
  • Wednesday, August 10, 3:00 PM
  • Thursday, August 11, 12:30 PM
  • Thursday, August 11, 3:00 PM
  • Friday, August 12, 12:30 PM
  • Friday, August 12, 3:00 PM
  • Monday, August 15, 1:00 PM
  • Tuesday, August 16, 1:00 PM

Accessibility

Sensory: This show features flashing lights and dim lighting.

  • Artificial Intelligence + Robotics
  • Physics + Engineering