In accordance with Ontario’s vaccine certificate policy, all visitors aged 12 and older must show proof of being fully vaccinated (paper or digital copy) along with valid ID to visit the Ontario Science Centre. All visitors, including Members, are required to book a timed ticket in advance. Thank you for your cooperation.
Please note: KidSpark is now open, but capacity is very limited. Weekday entry is on a first-come, first-served basis. On weekends and school holidays, we issue KidSpark entry tickets for 45-minute access to this space. Please visit Level 4 during your weekend visit for KidSpark tickets.More Info
Dragonflies, termites, cockroaches and more! Uncover the incredible world of insects with evolutionary biologist, entomologist and the dragonfly’s number one fan, Jessica Ware, PhD. Learn all about Jessica’s fascinating career and find out why it is so important to study insects. You might be surprised by the critical role these small creatures play in our lives. Is there a difference between bugs and insects? Investigate with Jessica and learn to identify different species. Plus, meet some of the masters featured in our new Bug Lab exhibition and discover some super-cool facts to share with your friends. These bugs are going to blow your mind!
The study of bugs, their adaptations, and their importance to our lives can relate to multiple areas of the Ontario Science and Technology Curriculum, including, but not limited to: