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.

Human Body: Brainpower
Human Body Brainpower
The driving force behind every one of us is the most powerful organ in the natural world: the human brain. This program examines how different parts of the brain can help the body overcome tremendous obstacles, from surviving a firestorm to being stranded at sea.
  • 12:30pm daily until Sept 4, 2017
  • 6:30pm Thursdays July 1-Sept 4, 2017
30 min
Produced by Discovery Communications Inc. Hi-def Cinema from CineMuse.
Life: Insects
Life Insects
​Insects are the most diverse animal group on the planet. The key to their success is their unique ability to reshape themselves. Take a closer look at some key animals: Monarch butterflies, damselflies, grass cutter ants, Dawson’s bees and Bombardier beetles.
  • 10:30am, 1:30pm, 4:30pm daily until June 30, 2017
25 min
A BBC/Discovery/SKAI/Open University co-production in association with RTI Spa​.
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.
  • 10am, 1pm and 4pm daily until Sept 4, 2017
30 min
Distributed by PBS, produced by Wind Dancer Films and created by Craig Bartlett.
Space Suite II
Explore the infinite wonders of our universe through a series of 10 shorts that illustrate our interactions with the cosmos. Experience galactic beauty that inspires artists and discover a world, invisible to the naked eye, that invokes the curiosity of scientists.
  • 3:30pm daily until June 30, 2017
  • 5:30pm Saturday and Sunday until June 30, 2017
  • 3:30pm daily (except Fridays) July 1-Sept 4, 2017
  • 7pm Thursdays July 1-Sept 4, 2017
25 min
Produced by Two Story Productions.
Vancouver Film School Student Showcase
Vancouver Film School Showcase
10 wonderful animation videos created by the talented students from the Vancouver Film School.  
  • 12pm daily until Sept 4, 2017
  • 6pm Thursdays July 1-Sept 4, 2017
25 min
A Vancouver Film School Production.
Vancouver Film School More Student Showcase
10 more delightful animation videos from the creative students at the Vancouver Film School.
  • 3pm daily (except Fridays) until Sept 4, 2017
25 min
A Vancouver Film School​ Production.
​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.; For more information check out: Series Created by Loretta S. Todd , produced by Coyote Science Inc. Episode — Earth Science Ethnobotanist Cease Wyss shares plant knowledge; Kai shows makes punk rock cabbage! Coyote's Crazy Smart Science Show is brought to you through the support of the Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST).
  • 11am and 2pm
25 min

Science Theatre Showtimes

Spring 2017 

April 21 – June 30:

10:00am*Toon Time
10:30am*Life: Insects
11:00amDiscover Science
11:30amHow Sticky Is Your Gecko?
12:00pmVFS Student Showcase Videos
12:30pmHuman Body: Pushing the Limits – Brain Power
1:00pmToon Time
1:30pmLife: Insects
2:00pmDiscover Science
2:30pmHow Sticky Is Your Gecko? 
3:00pmVFS: More Student Showcase Videos
3:30pmSpace Suite II
4:00pmToon Time
4:30pmLife: Insects

Additional Showtimes Sat/Sun/Hol: 

5:00Human Body: Pushing the Limits
– Brain Power
5:30Space Suite II

Schedule subject to change without notice.
*unless Global Soundscapes is booked

June 9Global Soundscapes