Special Events and Activities

Enhance your visit by attending some of our special programming.  Performances, expert guests and make-and-take projects will help you grow your curiosity and get your hands on science and art.

Join us for this Iron Chef inspired activity and go away with great prizes and memories! After registering on-site (all ages welcome!), 10 teams will have 5 minutes to design and 30 minutes to build a creation based on a specific theme using a mystery "ingredient."

September 12 & 13
2pm
Dyson Innovation Lab

Meet scientists, researchers and other science-based professionals! Engage in activities and learn about experiences related to their fields of expertise.

September 12 & 13

Unveiling the Universe. Image credit: TMT International Observatory

It's time for another free Unveiling the Universe lecture! Advanced astronomical telescopes enable astronomers to look billions of years back in time to when the Universe was young. Join UBC Astronomy Professor, Paul Hickson, as he explores how a new giant telescope will work and illustrates the ways that it will advance our knowledge of the cosmos.

Wednesday, September 16
7pm–8:30pm
OMNIMAX Theatre
Free

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Innovators Speaker Series

In honour of Ada Lovelace Day, Science World invites you to celebrate women working in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This event highlights five inspiring women who are making a big impact in STEM. Hear their thoughts on what it's like to work in STEM fields, along with their insights on how we can be part of the positive change in our environment to help cultivate talent and promote full inclusion.

This fundraiser is in support of Science World's Scientists and Innovators in the Schools program.

Tuesday, October 13
6:15pm
OMNIMAX Theatre

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High School Days

Every 3rd Tuesday of the month, join us for exclusive high school field trip programming—no elementary classes allowed! Next event: Oct 20

Camp out with your family near your favourite Science World exhibits and discover exclusive Slumber Party programming you can't experience anywhere else!

Friday, November 6
6:30pm–8:30am

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