Fill 1 Created with Sketch. Exhibit The "New" Science Garage

Create, compete, tinker, test, and build your way through a wide variety of activities
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  • The Science Garage is open!

    The new widely expanded and improved activity space provides hands-on design engineering activities. The new Science Garage will help facilitate some amazing skill building for all of our guests from young to old.

    • A new workshop with more tools, more materials and more equipment for you to learn new skills on. Think scroll saws, hand drills, palm routers, sanders and more!
    • All the latest in Maker Tech! A new state of the art Laser cutter, a large format 3D printer, along with laptops, tablets and other gadgets for tinkering with computational thinking.
    • A new super high Drop-Zone to add a dynamic way to test your creations! A new horizontal wind turbine testing station will intensify the testing conditions!
    • Some of your favourites are getting a design upgrade including the Magnetic Marble Wall, the Vertical Wind Tunnels and the Rolling Racer Ramp.
    • You will get to build larger than life structures using our new Rigamajig building set.
    • A brand new Ames Room exhibit will play tricks on your brain with science and illusion!
  • The new widely expanded and improved activity space provides hands-on design engineering activities. The new Science Garage will help facilitate some amazing skill building for all of our guests from young to old.

    • A new workshop with more tools, more materials and more equipment for you to learn new skills on. Think scroll saws, hand drills, palm routers, sanders and more!
    • All the latest in Maker Tech! A new state of the art Laser cutter, a large format 3D printer, along with laptops, tablets and other gadgets for tinkering with computational thinking.
    • A new super high Drop-Zone to add a dynamic way to test your creations! A new horizontal wind turbine testing station will intensify the testing conditions!
    • Some of your favourites are getting a design upgrade including the Magnetic Marble Wall, the Vertical Wind Tunnels and the Rolling Racer Ramp.
    • You will get to build larger than life structures using our new Rigamajig building set.
    • A brand new Ames Room exhibit will play tricks on your brain with science and illusion!

    Best Curriculum Fit

    Grade 1

    • Building Things

    Grade 3

    • Building with a Variety of Materials
    • Testing Materials and Designs

    Grade 4

    • Wheels and Levers
    • Building Devices
    • Vehicles that Move

    Grade 5

    • Electricity and Magnetism
    • Mechanisms Using Electricity

    Grade 6

    • Air and Aerodynamics
    • Flight

    Grade 7

    • Structures and Forces

    Grade 8

    • Mechanical Systems

    Grade 9

    • Electric Principles and Technologies
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Allard Family Gallery

All Ages

Included with public Science Centre Admission / School rates apply

60 minutes

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Allard Family Gallery

All Ages

Included with public Science Centre Admission / School rates apply

60 minutes

Buy Tickets

Allard Family Gallery

All Ages

Included with public Science Centre Admission / School rates apply

60 minutes

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