Weekend Activities

October 21

National Chemistry Week EXPLODES into the science centre!

Make bubbles float, heat balloons over candles, make silly putty, and see other exciting experiments that are fun for everybody!

It's time to get your hands dirty for International Archaeology Day!

Uncover bison bones, examine arrowheads and more!


Experience Alberta's Largest Movie Screen!

Incredible Predators

Incredible Predators follows right alongside polar bears, cheetahs, blue whales and even the chameleon as they hunt – on land, under the sea, and in the air.

More IMAX fun!

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 4:00 p.m.           Human Body Exploration Station

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

Go on a Fantastic Voyage through the Universe & more…

Inflatable Planetarium shows in Kinetic Hall

Canada C3 Hub

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 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.

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