Science Demonstrations

TELUS World of Science - Edmonton (TWOSE)'s Science Demonstrations are exciting, thrilling and fun!

Science Demonstrations are performed weekdays 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

The Weekend Science Demonstration Schedule:

12:00 p.m. Science Challenge

Come pit yourself against the likes of Newton, Bernoulli and Ruben with our interactive Science Challenges on the Science Stage. Pull out the table cloth from a fully laden table, spin a full glass of water without getting wet or sing with the correct pitch to make the flames dance. 

1:00 p.m. Culinary Chemistry

Now we’re cooking! Discover your food like never before, in this demonstration where you just might be called upon to use your taste buds.

2:00 p.m. Fire and Fury

Fire is both an enemy and a friend to man; it can destroy all our belongings but at the same time feed us and keep us warm. Fire really is just a chemical reaction. Come and learn what three things are necessary to produce a fire and use scientific principles to explain some rather amazing phenomena. 

3:00 p.m. Cryogenics: the ultimate in cool

Do you think Alberta's cold? This demo is way cooler! Come explore the science of cold as we discover what happens to the three states of matter when we rapidly freeze them to -196C. As a special treat come sample our very own "Super-cooled Ice Cream".

4:00 p.m. The Illuminating Light Show

Come one, come all to the Illuminating Light Show! Prepare to stare in disbelief as we dazzle your sense of sight and show you all there is to know about light. You’ll see colours and shadows like never before as we take the confusion out of illusion

5:00 p.m.  Arcs and Sparks*

Discovery the fascinating world of electricity and charged particles. make hair raising and gravity defying discoveries as you learn about electromagnetic forces and the difference between static and current electricity. It's electrifying! 

*Saturday only. 

Schedule subject to change without notice.