Upcoming Events & Activities
Daily Throughout July & August: Science in the Park
Each day this summer we will explore a different science topic and you can guarantee a little fun will be added. From biology to sports to physics to toys each day we will dive into a fun, interactive topic! Be sure to check the schedule of activities in the lobby each day to see what will be explored!
Thursday, August 28: Dark Matters: Aliens & Cowboys
September: Human Body
Join us each weekend in September as we investigate how the human body works. All Activities will take place on the ESSO Skywalk between 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
Saturday, September 6 & Sunday, September 7: Organ dissection – Meet our interpreter in the Gallery of the Gross at 11:30 am and 2:00 pm as we dissect cow eyeballs.
Saturday, September 13 & Sunday, September 14: DNA decoding – What makes you you and me me? Extract DNA from strawberries and learn how four letters create a blueprint for you.
Saturday, September 20 & Sunday, September 21: Sensory Science – Learn how we experience the world the way we do. Find out why some people hate the taste of broccoli and how you can touch your nose with your eyes closed.
Saturday, September 27: The Alberta Brain and Cognitive Development Lab -
12:00 to 4:00 p.m. on the ESSO Skywalk
The Alberta Brain and Cognitive Development Lab is a developmental cognitive neuroscience lab in the Department of Psychology at the University of Alberta. It is led by researcher Dr. Sandra Wiebe, an Assistant Professor at the University of Alberta. They will have their research on display along with lots of activities for guests to take part in.
Saturday, September 27 & Sunday, September 28: Bacteria, Viruses, and Germs, oh my! – What is the difference between bacteria and viruses? How do they spread and make us sick? Join us and find out!
Friday, October 17 to Saturday, October 26: Jasper Dark Sky Festival
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