Weekend Activities

Explore the science of storytelling & animation as we celebrate Science Literacy Week!

Saturday, September 23, 2017
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

  • Lights, Camera, Action! Draw your own storyboard and direct a short animated film on the ESSO Skywalk.
  • Let your imagination run wild as you create your own shadow puppet in Discoveryland! 
  • Discover the connection between LEGO Robots and your favorite animated films on the ESSO Skywalk.

Experience Alberta's Largest Movie Screen!

Extreme Weather

Weather is one of the most dynamic forces shaping our planet, but now it's more extreme and complex than ever.  

Dream Big

Dream Big reveals the compassion and creativity that drive engineers to create better lives for people and a more sustainable future for us all.

Mysteries of China

Behold the secrets of a forgotten past and uncover an epic archaeological discovery, 2,000 years in the making. 

IMAX Theatre Showtimes

Science Comes Alive!

Watch entertaining and educational live science demonstrations performed right before your eyes on our Science Demo Stage


Explore Dinosaurs, Animals, Astronomy & More!

Drop into Discoveryland to listen to a story, play games, solve puzzles, do arts & crafts and use your imagination to explore your surroundings!

11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.         Storytime
12:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.           Jr. Scientists Exploration Station


Explore The Wonders Of The Human Body!

Visit The Body Fantastic (Allard Family Gallery) to explore our drop-in anatomy and physiology station.

3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.           Human Body Exploration Station 


Take Me to Your Leader

Join us on the ESSO Skywalk for a conversation with everyone's favourite Robot, R.O.G.E.R.

12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.         R.O.G.E.R. the Robot Visit


Be One With Nature!

Dive into the Syncrude Environment Gallery to get to know our friendly sea-creatures.

11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.           Animal Encounter 
12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.          Touch Tank Exploration 


Explore Your World!

Using TWOSE’s iconic 6-foot diameter projection system to visually enhance presentations, our staff scientists will take you on in-depth and interactive explorations of severe weather patterns and the effect plate tectonics have on natural disasters like earthquakes and tsunamis. Showing in the Syncrude Environment Gallery:

12:45 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.             Science on a Sphere Show
2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.              
Science on a Sphere Show

Drop In On Science!

Create, compete, tinker, test, and build your way through a wide variety of activities in The Science Garage


Canada C3 Hub

1:00 - 3:45 p.m.

Participate in a truly Canadian experience.  Get a sense for traveling around all 3 coasts with the Canadian Icebreaker "Polar Prince". A giant floor map highlights the voyage, while you can get interactive with 2 VR headsets that allow you to become immersed in the trip.

Join our staff scientists on the ESSO Skywalk for hands-on activities

All activities are included in Science Centre Admission with the exception of IMAX films and Feature Exhibitions. Schedules are subject to change without notice.