Special Guests and Activities

Expand your visit by attending some of our special programming. From performers to make-and-take crafts, our added activities will help you grow your curiosity and enjoy the magic of science and art.​​​

Check out our weekday and weekend programs below!

Cancer in 2014

Join Pier-Luc Clermont from the UBC/BCCA Interdisciplinary Oncology Program for a presentation on what you should know about cancer in 2014. This presentation will help you to understand what cancer is, how it develops and what you can do to help lower your risks.   

Saturday, August 23
Science Theatre

Learn all about Rock Climbing

On August 23 & 24, learn all about rock climbing! Meet experts from  Cliffhanger Climbing Gym and discover what it takes to be a climber and how your muscles help you move. Try your hand at climbing with our new rotating climbing wall.

Meet Parks Canada

Have you ever wondered about forest fires and forest critters? If so, drop by and meet Parks Canada! They'll be under the dome every Friday–Monday until August 24 with fun activities and live shows that'll inspire you to explore the outdoors.

Check out live sea creatures with the Vancouver Aquarium AquaVan! Touch and interact with a seastar, an anemone or a sea urchin and learn all about how you can be Ocean Wise™.

Wednesday, August 27
Connection Zone

Science World Weekend Programming

Join us for a day of amazing yoyo acrobatics as Science World hosts the 2014 Canadian National Return Top Championship!

Sunday, August 31
Registration starts at 9:30am
Science Theatre