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Visitor's Guide

Choose your activities:

Featured Exhibitions :

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Explore - Life-Sized Science

Come explore activities and experiments that pull your entire body into the fun! Explore the ingenuity of simple machines like pulleys, gears and levers all in a life-size format.

Educational Workshops :

Rock'n' Roll Marbles

Tourbillon likes to collect marbles and adores games where his marbles tumble, turn, roll and spin! The longer the marbles roll, the happier he is! He invites children to build marble runs with a collection fun objects. The challenge is to make the marbles travel for the longest time possible!

- Length: 60 minutes

Planet of the Senses

Humanity must send a robot on a mission to find a new habitable planet. Sensor the Super Robot has five senses but needs to learn why humans need these senses and how they use them. Students must program and train Sensor and together they discover how our senses allow us to explore our environment.

- Length : 60 minutes

Exhibitions :

Human

The exhibition where you are the hero! A fully interactive and highly energetic environment that takes visitors to the very heart of human evolution.

IMAX films :

Superpower Dogs 3D

Explore the world through the eyes, ears, and noses of elite rescue dogs as they dive head first into the heat of the action in this immersive live-action 3D IMAX® adventure. Discover inspiring stories of bravery that show us how our best friends can often be our best hope.

Great Bear Rainforest 3D

Come and explore this creature’s extraordinary habitat on Canada’s West Coast deep in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest, one of the planet’s most spectacular remote wildernesses.

Featured Exhibitions :

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Explore - Life-Sized Science

Come explore activities and experiments that pull your entire body into the fun! Explore the ingenuity of simple machines like pulleys, gears and levers all in a life-size format.

Educational Workshops :

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M-organ’s Journey

Say hello to M-organ. A real bundle of energy! Digestion, respiration, blood circulation… how exactly do these feed the muscles? Using oversized interactive games, students learn how food and oxygen travel through the body to supply energy to the muscles.

- Length: 90 minutes

Shhh! It's story time

This activity asks students to create sound effects and lighting for an Indigenous tale. To prepare themselves, students participate in different experiments and have fun mastering sound effects with a variety of objects and exploring lighting effects with different projectors.

- Length : 60 minutes

Science Centre on the road - Primary and Secondary

Offered exclusively to special needs classes or schools located 80 km or more from the Science Centre.

In your classroom, build an invention that can move an object using wind power OR that will lower a bouncing ball to the ground without activating its lights.

- Length: 60 or 75 minutes

Exhibitions :

Human

The exhibition where you are the hero! A fully interactive and highly energetic environment that takes visitors to the very heart of human evolution.
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Fabrik - Creativity Factory

Fabrik invites you to take on creative challenges involving invention and assembly -work using a variety of random objects. For visitors 8 years and up.

IMAX films :

Superpower Dogs 3D

Explore the world through the eyes, ears, and noses of elite rescue dogs as they dive head first into the heat of the action in this immersive live-action 3D IMAX® adventure. Discover inspiring stories of bravery that show us how our best friends can often be our best hope.

Great Bear Rainforest 3D

Come and explore this creature’s extraordinary habitat on Canada’s West Coast deep in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest, one of the planet’s most spectacular remote wildernesses.

Featured Exhibitions :

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Explore - Life-Sized Science

Come explore activities and experiments that pull your entire body into the fun! Explore the ingenuity of simple machines like pulleys, gears and levers all in a life-size format.

Educational Workshops :

Mysterious Machines

Pulleys, gears, levers... As a team, students assemble different machine parts, perform tests, and dress up the machines as creatures. An activity specially designed to use everyday reusable items.

- Length : 90 minutes

SOS Radio

While on an expedition to Nunavut, your plane's electrical system fails! Your teams must get to work. You absolutely need electricity and you must find a way to produce it with available resources, such as water, wind, bicycles and airplane engines. You must make the radio work to send out you SOS distress signal!

- Length: 90 minutes

Science Centre on the road - Primary and Secondary

Offered exclusively to special needs classes or schools located 80 km or more from the Science Centre.

In your classroom, build an invention that can move an object using wind power OR that will lower a bouncing ball to the ground without activating its lights.

- Length: 60 or 75 minutes

Exhibitions :

Human

The exhibition where you are the hero! A fully interactive and highly energetic environment that takes visitors to the very heart of human evolution.
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Fabrik - Creativity Factory

Fabrik invites you to take on creative challenges involving invention and assembly -work using a variety of random objects. For visitors 8 years and up.

IMAX films :

Superpower Dogs 3D

Explore the world through the eyes, ears, and noses of elite rescue dogs as they dive head first into the heat of the action in this immersive live-action 3D IMAX® adventure. Discover inspiring stories of bravery that show us how our best friends can often be our best hope.

Great Bear Rainforest 3D

Come and explore this creature’s extraordinary habitat on Canada’s West Coast deep in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest, one of the planet’s most spectacular remote wildernesses.

Featured Exhibitions :

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Explore - Life-Sized Science

Come explore activities and experiments that pull your entire body into the fun! Explore the ingenuity of simple machines like pulleys, gears and levers all in a life-size format.

Educational Workshops :

Tech Up

A start-up company must redesign Clock Tower Beach. Team members must each contribute their ingenuity and creativity to develop a technological solution and generate investments from potential new partners.

- Length: 90 minutes

Shock Wave!

Earthquakes are caused by the powerful movement of plate tectonics. Can you create structures able to resist these forces? Divided into teams, students build structures that meet precise standards and then test them on a plate that vibrates and simulates an earthquake.

- Length: 90 minutes

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The Great Debaters - Human (Cycle 1)

Students must participate in a debate about three, hot technological topics: resurrecting extinct species, protecting genetic information, and transhuman cyborgs. After taking a position, they then use a repository of scientific facts to support their arguments and validate their claims.

- Length: 90 minutes

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Science Centre on the Road (Secondary Students)

Offered exclusively to schools located 80 km or more away from the Science Centre.

Build an invention right in your classroom that can move an object using wind power OR that can lower motion-activated luminous ball to the ground without lighting it up.

- Length: 60 or 75 minutes

Exhibitions :

Human

The exhibition where you are the hero! A fully interactive and highly energetic environment that takes visitors to the very heart of human evolution.
hero_image

Fabrik - Creativity Factory

Fabrik invites you to take on creative challenges involving invention and assembly -work using a variety of random objects. For visitors 8 years and up.

IMAX films :

Superpower Dogs 3D

Explore the world through the eyes, ears, and noses of elite rescue dogs as they dive head first into the heat of the action in this immersive live-action 3D IMAX® adventure. Discover inspiring stories of bravery that show us how our best friends can often be our best hope.

Great Bear Rainforest 3D

Come and explore this creature’s extraordinary habitat on Canada’s West Coast deep in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest, one of the planet’s most spectacular remote wildernesses.

Featured Exhibitions :

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Explore - Life-Sized Science

Come explore activities and experiments that pull your entire body into the fun! Explore the ingenuity of simple machines like pulleys, gears and levers all in a life-size format.

Educational Workshops :

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The Great Debaters - Human (Cycle 2)

Students must participate in a debate about three, hot technological topics: resurrecting extinct species, protecting genetic information, and transhuman cyborgs. After taking a position, they then use a repository of scientific facts to support their arguments and validate their claims.

- Length: 90 minutes

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Science Centre on the Road (Secondary Students)

Offered exclusively to schools located 80 km or more away from the Science Centre.

Build an invention right in your classroom that can move an object using wind power OR that can lower motion-activated luminous ball to the ground without lighting it up.

- Length: 60 or 75 minutes

Exhibitions :

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Fabrik - Creativity Factory

Fabrik invites you to take on creative challenges involving invention and assembly -work using a variety of random objects. For visitors 8 years and up.

Human

The exhibition where you are the hero! A fully interactive and highly energetic environment that takes visitors to the very heart of human evolution.

IMAX films :

Superpower Dogs 3D

Explore the world through the eyes, ears, and noses of elite rescue dogs as they dive head first into the heat of the action in this immersive live-action 3D IMAX® adventure. Discover inspiring stories of bravery that show us how our best friends can often be our best hope.

Great Bear Rainforest 3D

Come and explore this creature’s extraordinary habitat on Canada’s West Coast deep in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest, one of the planet’s most spectacular remote wildernesses.

Educational Workshops :

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Special Education Groups - Note

All special education groups are welcome at the Science Center and enjoy educational workshops designed for each cycle. Special education groups can also choose to invite us to their classrooms for free to enjoy a program designed and adapted to meet the needs of your students.

Schools and Special Education Groups

Schools and Special Education Groups 80 km or more away from the Science Centre.

Build an invention right in your classroom that can move an object using wind power OR that can lower motion-activated luminous ball to the ground without lighting it up.

This activity was the winner of the Télé-Québec’s 2019 "Coup de cœur " prize

- Length: 60 or 75 minutes

Educational Workshops :

Science Centre on the road - Primary and Secondary

Offered exclusively to special needs classes or schools located 80 km or more from the Science Centre.

In your classroom, build an invention that can move an object using wind power OR that will lower a bouncing ball to the ground without activating its lights.

- Length: 60 or 75 minutes

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