When an electric current passes through a pickle, the current will excite sodium ions. The result? A glowing pickle!
Members get a head-start on Science Alliance registration Science Alliance Day Camps teach kids about STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) in a fun, “hands-on, minds-on” interactive setting. Through experiments, activities, games, presentations, guest speakers, field trips, and more, we have gotten local kids excited about science and learning since 1996. Spring into science […]
Primary (Ages 5-8): Squishy Circuits Intermediate (Ages 9-12): Coding with Micro:bits Join our education staff for an hour of self-directed learning in our galleries followed by an hour-long school program. You are then welcome to enjoy a catered lunch in our Gaia Gallery, or to explore the museum galleries with your child(ren). We ask […]
Explore with us this Spring Break Spring into science with our Science Alliance Spring Break Camp! This camp invites young explorers to dive into a week of biology-themed fun and discovery. Immerse yourself in the world around us by engaging in creative, STEAM-based projects and activities. Join us for an unforgettable journey where science and […]
Celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science with us! Join us at The Exploration Place for a special scavenger hunt to discover and celebrate remarkable women who have made significant contributions to science. Dive into the stories of these trailblazers and get inspired by their groundbreaking work and achievements. Regular admission applies.
Today is the last day to explore the Broken Promises exhibit. Grounded in research from Landscapes of Injustice – a 7 year multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional, community engaged project, this exhibit explores the dispossession of Japanese Canadians in the 1940s. It illuminates the loss of home and the struggle for justice of one racially marginalized community. The […]
All day long, folks of all ages are invited to partake in free, fun, and educational STEAM activities as part of our third annual BC Family STEAM Day! Join us on Family Day for free activities, like the Nature Exchange Scavenger Hunt, engineering with KEVA, constructing simple machines using hydraulics, origami, special science showcases, and […]
Celebrate BC Heritage Week with a journey back in time! Join Assistant Curator Chad and dive into the sounds of history, exploring artifacts from our collection, including vintage phonographs, classic radios, and more. Discover the stories behind these pieces of technology and the impact they had on communication and entertainment. Tune in, turn up the […]