Live Shows

Peter Brown Centre Stage Live Shows:

November 20 - December 20

Monday - Friday


10:20am: Teacher's Choice


11:20am: Air


1:20pm: Illusions


2:20pm: Science Show


3:20pm: Science Surprises

Saturday, Sundays and holidays:


10:20am: Science Show


11:20am: Science Show


12:20pm: Science Show


1:20pm: Science Show


2:20pm: Science Show


3:20pm: Science Show


4:19pm: Science Surprises


5:20pm: KEVA Tower Knockdown

December 21 - January 5

Monday - Sunday


10:20am: Science Show


11:20am: Science Show


1:20pm: Science Show


2:20pm: Science Show


3:20pm: Science Show


4:19pm: Science Surprises


5:20pm: KEVA Tower Knockdown

January 6 - March 16

Monday - Friday


10:20am: Teacher's Choice


11:20am: Air


1:20pm: Illusions


2:20pm: Science Show


3:20pm: Science Surprises

Saturday, Sundays and holidays:


10:20am: Science Show


11:20am: Science Show


12:20pm: Science Show


1:20pm: Science Show


2:20pm: Science Show


3:20pm: Science Show


4:19pm: Science Surprises


5:20pm: KEVA Tower Knockdown

Science Theatre Live Shows:

Monday - Friday


12:20pm: Electricity

Science Theatre movies are playing throughout the day.

Current Shows

Duration: 25 min

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.

Duration: 25 min

Explore many ways to inflate and experiment with balloons—and then discover some spectacular ways to pop them. This show can get loud!

Duration: 25 min

Discover the elastic properties of soap bubbles as we create round bubbles, square bubbles, big bubbles, small bubbles, and even bubbles you can hold in your hand. Perfect for your little bubble-ologists!

Duration: 25 min

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.

Duration: 25 min

Discover the amazing ways our body uses digestion and circulation to distribute oxygen and energy while learning about blood, mucus, intestines, poop, and other impolite science of your insides. Starts September 17 as a Teacher's Choice Stage Show option

Duration: 25 min

Explore static charge, electric current, and electromagnetism with the lightning-spewing Tesla coil, the Electric Pickle, and the hair-raising Van de Graaff generator.

Note: this show features loud sounds and periods of darkness that may not be suitable for younger or more sensitive viewers.

Duration: 25 min

Learn the three things that every fire needs to survive as you witness coloured flames, giant fireballs and the spectacular fire tornado! This amazing live science show features spectacular science demonstrations and lots of audience interaction.  

Duration: 25 min

Discover the ways heat energy can be generated and transferred from one object to another. Experience thermal energy from the chilly cold of solid dry ice to the blast of heat from a lycopodium fireball.

Duration: 25 min

Discover the ways you can fool your eyes and your mind in this look at bewildering illusions old and new. This mind-bending live-science show features spectacular science demonstrations and lots of audience interaction.   

Duration: 25 min

Learn how objects spin, fall, flip, and fly in this entertaining look at the science of motion. Highlights include a rubber chicken slingshot, the angular-momentum spinning platform, and the Bowling Ball of Doom.

Duration: 25 min

Quick: what’s 255+347? Discover how to multiply as fast as a calculator, find strategies for games that you never lose, and bend your mind on confounding topological puzzles. This high-energy, interactive show explores patterns and proportions, estimation, and shortcuts to lightning calculation. You’ll be amazed by the world of Number Games!

Duration: 15 min

Boom! This show can’t be contained. Through the amazing live-science demonstrations, hosted outside in the Ken Spencer Science Park, you’ll learn what you can do with repurposed materials—from making a cloud in a pop bottle to building a newspaper tree and learning how to serve six cups of soda in under two seconds.

Duration: 25 min

This amazing live-science show features a selection of our most spectacular science demonstrations and lots of audience interaction. 

Duration: 25 min

It’s all about the good vibrations! Through our demonstrations, you’ll learn how objects vibrate to produce sound and the different ways we can change the sound’s pitch and volume.

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