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.
Availability:
  • 11:30am, 5pm* – Sept 23 to Dec 22
Duration:
30 min
*5pm show plays Sat/Sun/Hol only. Produced by Discovery Communications Inc. Hi-def Cinema from CineMuse.
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.
Availability:
  • 11am, 1:30pm, 4pm – Sept 23 to Dec 22
Duration:
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.
Availability:
  • 2pm, 5:30pm* – Sept 23 to Dec 22
Duration:
25 min
*5:30pm show plays Sat/Sun/Hol only. Produced by Two Story Productions.
Weird Connections: How Sticky Is Your Gecko?
Weird Connections
Embark on a journey into the fascinating worlds of geckos, robotics and nanotechnology. This program reveals the unusual science behind technology inspired by sticky lizards who are among the best climbers in the natural world.
Availability:
  • 12pm, 3pm – Sept 23 to Dec 22
Duration:
30 min
Produced by Discovery Channel Inc. Hi-Def Cinema from CineMuse.
Vancouver Film School Student Showcase
Vancouver Film School Showcase
10 wonderful animation videos created by the talented students from the Vancouver Film School.  
Availability:
  • 2:30pm – Sept 23 to Dec 22
Duration:
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. Series created by Loretta S. Todd, produced by Coyote Science Inc. 10am, 3:30pm: Math. Professor Shawn Desaulniers says numbers are everywhere; can you solve a Rubik's cube? 12:30pm: Earth Science. Ethnobotanist Cease Wyss shares plant knowledge; Kai 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).
Availability:
  • 10am, 12:30pm, 3:30pm – Sept 23 to Dec 22
Duration:
25 min
David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities: Spinners & Weavers
bird in a nest
Discover the fascinating processes behind the building of webs and nests​ Spiders spin intricate webs using silk, an incredibly strong material, and some birds can weave complicated nests from strips of leaves. What are the processes behind the building of these complex structures and could we adapt spider silk to benefit us?​A Humble Bee Films production in association with UKTV​. Hi-Def Cinema from CineMuse
Availability:
  • 10:30am, 1pm, 4:30pm – Sept 23 to Dec 22
Duration:
25 min

Science Theatre Showtimes

Fall

September 23 to December 22

10:00amCoyote's Crazy Smart Science Show
10:30amNatural Curiosities: Spinners and Weavers
11:00amToon Time
11:30amHuman Body: Pushing the Limits – Brain Power
12:00pmHow Sticky is Your Gecko? 
12:30pmCoyote's Crazy Smart Science Show
1:00pmNatural Curiosities: Spinners and Weavers
1:30pmToon Time
2:00pmSpace Suite II
2:30pmVancouver Film School
3:00pmHow Sticky is Your Gecko?
3:30pmCoyote's Crazy Smart Science Show
4:00pmToon Time
4:30pmNatural Curiosities: Spinners and Weavers

 

Saturday/Sunday/Holidays

5:00pmHuman Body: Pushing the Limits – Brain Power
5:30pmSpace Suite II
  

Schedule subject to change without notice.