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 – April 3 to June 30
Duration:
30 min
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 – April 3 to June 30
Duration:
30 min
Distributed by PBS, produced by Wind Dancer Films and created by Craig Bartlett.
​Coyote's Crazy Smart Science Show: Earth Science
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. Earth Science: Ethnobotanist Cease Wyss shares plant knowledge; Kai makes punk rock cabbage!
Availability:
  • 12:30pm, 4:30pm – April 3 to June 30
Duration:
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).
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?​
Availability:
  • 12pm, 3:30pm – April 3 to June 30
Duration:
25 min
A Humble Bee Films production in association with UKTV​. Hi-Def Cinema from CineMuse
David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities: Curious Cures
Humans are not alone in using medicines against injuries and infection. Some animals protect themselves with natural remedies in the most extraordinary ways. 
Availability:
  • 10:30am, 2pm, *5:30pm – April 3 to June 30
  • *5:30pm show plays Sat/Sun/Hol only.
Duration:
25 min
A BBC Production. Hi-Def Cinema from CineMuse.
Space Suite III
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 III brings us on a journey to discovering our galaxy and our relationship with it.
Availability:
  • 1pm, 3pm, 5pm* – April 3 to June 30
  • *5pm show plays Sat/Sun/Hol only.
Duration:
30 min
Produced by Two Story Productions and brought to you by British Columbia’s Knowledge Network.
Coyote's Crazy Smart Science Show: Chemistry
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. Chemistry: Isa celebrates the awesome accomplishments of Senator Lillian Dyck, a neuroscientist, and we learn how to make glue out of milk!
Availability:
  • 10am, 2:30pm – April 3 to June 30
Duration:
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

Spring: April 3 to June 30*

10:00amCoyote's Crazy Smart Science Show: Chemistry
10:30amNatural Curiosities: Curious Cures
11:00amToon Time
11:30amBrain Power
12:00pmNatural Curiosities: Spinners and Weavers
1:00pmSpace Suite III
1:30pmToon Time
2:00pmNatural Curiosities: Curious Cures
2:30pmCoyote's Crazy Smart Science Show: Chemistry
3:00pm Space Suite III
3:30pmNatural Curiosities: Spinners and Weavers
4:00pmToon Time
4:30pmCoyote's Crazy Smart Science Show: Earth Science
5:00pm**Space Suite III
5:30pm**Natural Curiosities: Curious Cures
6:00pm***Coyote Crazy Smart Science Show: Chemistry

*Schedule subject to change without notice.
**5pm and 5:30pm shows play Sat/Sun/Hol only.

***6pm show only plays on Tuesdays for Twilight Tuesdays

Film Schedule for National Indigenous Peoples Day: June 21, 2018

10:00amCoyote's Crazy Smart Science Show (Chemistry)
10:30amCoyote's Crazy Smart Science Show (Math)
11:00amToon Time
11:30amCoyote's Crazy Smart Science Show (Light)
12:00pmCoyote's Crazy Smart Science Show (Earth Science)
12:30pmCoyote's Crazy Smart Science Show (Chemistry)
1:00pmCoytote's Crazy Smart Science Show (Math)
1:30pmToon Time
2:00pmCoyote's Crazy Smart Science Show (Light)
2:30pmCoyote's Crazy Smart Science Show (Earth Science)
3:00pm Coyote's Crazy Smart Science Show (Chemistry)
3:30pmCoytote's Crazy Smart Science Show (Math)
4:00pmToon Time
4:30pmCoyote's Crazy Smart Science Show (Light)