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.

Natural Curiosities: Impossible Feats
It is said that fleas can jump the equivalent to us leaping over St. Paul’s Cathedral and it is famously quoted that cheetahs can run at speeds of 70 miles per hour. But are these claims really true? The discovery of the world most elastic natural protein in insects and the development of a hi-tech tracking collar have helped reveal the true facts. So can these creatures really achieve what should be physically impossible?
  • 11:30am
  • 2:30pm
30 min
How Earth Made Us: Deep Earth
Explore the relationship between the deep Earth and the development of human civilization. The exploration reveals that throughout history our ancestors were strangely drawn to fault lines; areas which connect the surface with the deep interior of the planet. These fault lines gave access to important resources, but also brought with them great danger.
  • 10:30am
  • 1:30pm
  • 4:30pm
30 min
A BBC/National Geographic-US co-production in association with ZDF.
Space Suite IV
A series of 10 short films that explore the infinite wonders of our universe and our interactions with the cosmos accompanied by timeless classical music. From the exploration of the many secrets of our solar system, to the adventures and expansion of the human spirit, to the universe itself, Space Suite IV brings us on a journey to discovering our galaxy and our relationship with it.
  • 3:30pm
30 min
Brought to you by British Columbia’s Knowledge Network.
Space Suite Apollo
Trace the history of NASA's Lunar missions from Mercury to Gemini, to the Apollo Missions that ultimately landed a man on the moon. Set to the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, Space Suite Apollo gives viewers an unflinching look at the raw footage that continues to capture the world's imagination.
  • 1pm
  • 5:30pm (Sat/Sun/Hol)
30 min
Brought to you by British Columbia’s Knowledge Network.
Toon Time: Ready, Jet, Go!
Ready Jet Go
Go on a journey into outer space and satisfy your curiosity about science, technology and astronomy. Follow two neighbourhood kids, Sean and Sydney, as they both befriend the new kid on their street, Jet Propulsion, whose family members happen to be aliens from the planet Bortron 7! Together, they explore the solar system and the effects it has on the science of our planet, while learning about friendship and teamwork along the way.
  • 11am
  • 2pm
  • 5pm (Sat/Sun/Holidays)
30 min
Distributed by PBS, produced by Wind Dancer Films and created by Craig Bartlett.
Coyote's Crazy Smart Science Show
Coyote's Tea Party
Coyote's Crazy Smart Science Show is a leading edge, adventures-in-science series that encourages Indigenous youth and their friends to explore the science of the world—from an Indigenous perspective. 
  • 10am
  • 12pm*
  • 12:30pm*
  • 3pm
  • 4pm
25 min
Series created by Loretta S. Todd, produced by Coyote Science Inc. Coyote's Crazy Smart Science Show is brought to you through the support of the Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST).

Science Theatre Showtimes

Fall 2019

10:00amCoyote's Crazy Smart Science Show (Chemistry)
10:30amHow Earth Made Us: Deep Earth
11:00amToon Time: Ready, Jet, Go!
11:30amNatural Curiosities: Impossible Feats
12:00pm*Coyote's Crazy Smart Science Show (Astronomy)
12:20pm**Live Electricity Show
12:30pm*Coyote's Crazy Smart Science Show (Chemistry)
1:00pmSpace Suite Apollo
1:30pmHow Earth Made Us: Deep Earth
2:00pmToon Time: Ready, Jet, Go!
2:30pmNatural Curiosities: Impossible Feats
3:00pmCoyote's Crazy Smart Science Show (Astronomy)
3:30pmSpace Suite IV
4:00pmCoyote's Crazy Smart Science Show (Chemistry)
4:30pmHow Earth Made Us: Deep Earth

*Playing at Centre Stage Monday–Friday, Science Theatre Saturday/Sunday


5:00pmToon Time: Ready, Jet, Go!
5:30pmSpace Suite Apollo