Science Theatre

Check out a show in our Science Theatre and take a break from all the exhibits for a bit. In this electronic projection theatre, you can pop in and watch educational live and taped shows on a variety of topics, often related to our feature exhibitions. And the best part? Science Theatre shows are free with your Science World at TELUS World of Science general admission.

Space Racers is an animated series that follows spaceship cadets at the Stardust Space Academy as they soar through the solar system. Young viewers will learn about the power of scientific investigation and observation, the wonders of space exploration and the importance of working together as a team.

Daily: 10:30am, 1pm, 4pm

From PBS, NASA and KCTS. Running time: 28 minutes


Microworlds examines the patterns, cycles and daily rituals that are repeated on every scale, both in nature and in the lives of all creatures. If we pay attention, nature reveals these patterns to us through the hands of time—the rotation of our planet and the flora and fauna that surround us.

Daily: 10am*, 3pm

Produced by Passmore Labs. Hi-def Cinema from CineMuse. Running time: 19 minutes. *Sat/Sun/Hol only. **Thursday only.

The Human Body: Pushing the Limits

The human body is engineered for strength, power and endurance. Bone is sturdy as concrete but flexible and light enough to resist breaking. Our muscles and joints have far greater strength and endurance than we know. Marvel at extraordinary tales of human strength told with stunning see-through "anatomy in motion."

Daily: 11:30am, 2:30pm, 5:30pm*

Produced by Discovery Communications Inc. Hi-def Cinema from CineMuse. Running time: 30 minutes. *Sat/Sun/Hol only

Discover Heat and Cold

Follow the intrepid Experiment Rangers as they conduct real trial-and-error experiments (no CGI here!) with humour and a great sense of adventure. These episodes feature the science of heat and cold, and a solar cooker!

Daily: 12pm, 2pm, 5pm*

Produced by Al Jazeera Children's Channel and NHK. Provided by the NFB. Running time: 28 minutes

Science World

New filming techniques reveal behaviour that was previously impossible to capture in extreme locations. Fly amongst one of the largest migrations on Earth, as more than ten million fruit bats leave the Congo basin and converge in a few special trees in Zambia to feed. Sprint with the tiny, extraordinary-looking sengis as it escapes a predatory lizard. See thirty polar bears gather to feed on a bowhead whale carcass.

Daily: 11am, 1:30pm, 4:30pm

Produced by the BBC. Hi-Def Cinema from CineMuse. Running time: 25 minutes.

Deconstructing Dinner

What's missing in your honey? Take a look beyond the grocery shelf to the source of the sweet stuff, as we trace the pathways of honey production–from flower to plate. 

Daily: 12:30pm, 3:30pm

Produced by and filmed as part of "Better Bees, Better Honey." Running time: 24 minutes. * Thursday only.