Join us for 20-minute live science shows at stages throughout Science World. Witness the wonders of science through amazing demonstrations of your favourite concepts. Packed with exciting experiments and interesting facts, our live shows make learning fun and accessible!
You can view the topics being explored each day at demonstration stages and on digital screens throughout the building.
Showtimes and Locations
Centre Stage (Inside, Ground Floor)
Park Stage (Outside, Ken Spencer Science Park)
- 2:20 (Weather permitting)
Here are some of the Centre Stage shows you might see:
|Air||See the amazing ways that air can push as marshmallows, balloons, shaving cream, and even pop cans try to resist the pressure of the air all around us.|
|Balloons||Explore many ways to inflate balloons, experiment with balloons, and some spectacular ways to pop balloons featuring the balloon needle and the awesome hydrogen balloon explosion.|
|Bubbles||Discover the elastic properties of soap bubbles as we create bubble chains, giant bubbles, and even square bubbles. Perfect for your little bubbleologists.|
|Cold||See what happens to balloons, rubber balls, banana peels and other materials as they become supercooled using Dry Ice and Liquid Nitrogen.|
|Chemistry||Learn the clues scientists look for when studying chemical reactions as you witness colour changes, foaming elephant’s toothpaste, and the explosive miniature cannon finale.|
|Locomotion||Learn how objects spin, fall, flip, and fly in this entertaining look at the science of motion featuring a rubber chicken slingshot and the bowling ball of doom.|
Some shows may contain loud sounds or periods of darkness that may not be suitable for younger or more sensitive viewers.