4 Scintillating Science & Nature Museums
By Shari & Elisa
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
School’s back in and it’s time to expand your mind with new educational experiences. Why not check out a Science or Nature Museum? They’re fun, interactive & they might even earn you some extra grades!
Ontario Science Centre (GTA)
The Ontario Science Center in Toronto is an amazing place to spend the day & learn all about science & technology in our world. Permanent exhibits include ‘Kidspark’, ‘The Human Edge’, ever- changing Imax Films, Solar Observing & more. There are always new exhibits as well – including the very cool ‘Science of Rock & Roll’ on now until Oct. 26.
Science North (Northern Ont)
Science North in Sudbury is celebrating its 30th anniversary and they’re pulling out all the stops to celebrate! There’s the new exhibit ‘Arctic Voices’, Imax movies, a digital planetarium, amazing live science & animal demonstrations & so much more. Try your hand at being a DJ or check out the Flight Simulator. There’s so much for big, little & grown up kids to do.
Explore the world of natural history at this amazing museum in Ottawa. The permanent exhibits & interactive activities will enlighten and educate you about the world of mammals, insects, birds & fish. Learn all about fossils, the origins of the earth & the dinosaurs. Until Nov. 9th, you can visit the ‘Creatures of Light’ exhibit where you will learn all about creatures that produce light – outstanding!
This science museum in Windsor, Ontario aims to foster a love of science in people of all ages. It has plenty of hands on, fun activities & demonstrations to inspire, amaze & educate visitors. Activities & exhibits include fossil digs, shadowland & a human bubble. There are also live animals & ongoing special events
If you’re looking for a learning experience beyond the classroom, a science or nature museum
is a great place to visit. You’ll probably learn more than you bargained for while enjoying all the interactive, fun & engaging activities