Summer 2011 Lineup announced
TORONTO, May 4 /CNW/ - Already planning your summer of fun? The curious
and courageous need look no further than the Ontario Science Centre.
With a captivating special exhibition, a thrilling featured live
interactive performance and dynamic programming that will engage
children and adults alike, visitors have a lot to be excited about this
These new arrivals are included with general admission, providing great
value for visitors and members.
Reptiles: The Beautiful and the Deadly June 10 to Sept. 5, 2011
Which snake has the longest fangs? What is the difference between venom
and poison? How many sounds can a crocodile make? Visitors will learn
the answers to these questions and many others in the exhibition Reptiles: The Beautiful and the Deadly. This interactive zoological experience brings visitors eye-to-eye with
living reptiles from around the world. Deadly snakes, colourful
lizards, bizarre turtles, alligators and crocodiles are exhibited in
naturalistic habitats. Children can climb on a life-sized model of a
giant Galapagos turtle shell and learn fascinating reptile facts from
interactive displays. The exhibition will leave visitors with a new
appreciation for these often misunderstood creatures.
Reptiles: The Beautiful and the Deadly was created by Peeling Productions at Clyde Peeling's REPTILAND, Allenwood, Pennsylvania.
Featured Live Interactive Stage Performance
CSI: Live! June 6 to Sept. 5, 2011
The world's number one television franchise is about to hit the stage!
Mad Science presents CSI: LIVE!, an exciting, interactive journey through the fascinating world of crime
scene investigations. When a crime is committed at the Las Vegas
premiere of the Max Spade Magic Show, the CSI team springs into action.
Audience members are invited on stage with CSI "investigators" to be
part of the investigation; becoming witnesses, suspects and CSI
recruits. Together they will use their superior logic and forensic
know-how to uncover hidden details, investigate the evidence and test
their theories. Whether it's analyzing mysterious gases, launching
projectiles into a target or firing a laser beam across the stage, the
CSI recruits will have to be on their toes to help solve the crime
before it's too late. How was the crime committed? Who is guilty? Only
you can find the answers. It's CSI: LIVE! - join the adventure! Recommended for children 8 years of age and up.
CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION ™ CBS © 2000-2011 CBS Broadcasting Inc. and
Entertainment AB Funding LLC. All Rights Reserved. A Mad Science
Production. © 2011 The Mad Science Group. All Rights Reserved. This
exhibition has been financially assisted by the Government of Ontario
through the Ministry of Tourism and Culture.
Media Partner: CTV
These new arrivals are included with general admission - Adult $20,
Youth/Students (with ID) and Seniors $16, Children (4-12) $13 -
providing great value for visitors and members.
Shoppers Drug Mart® OMNIMAX® Films
HUBBLE (not showing in 3D)
Through the power of IMAX®, Hubble will enable film-goers to journey
through distant galaxies to explore the grandeur and mysteries of our
celestial surroundings, and accompany space-walking astronauts as they
attempt the most difficult and important tasks in NASA's history.
Join Storm Chasers star Sean Casey and the researchers of VORTEX 2, the
most ambitious effort ever made to understand the origins and evolution
of tornadoes, on this heart-pounding science adventure. Tornado Alley
takes audiences on a thrilling quest to experience a tornado's
destructive power at point blank range, using a 70mm camera, a fleet of
customized vehicles designed to withstand gale force winds, torrential
rains and unrelenting hail, and an arsenal of the most advanced weather
measurement instruments ever created.
OMNIMAX Theatre admission: Adults $13, Youth/Students (with ID) and
Seniors $9, Children (4-12) $9.
About the Ontario Science Centre
The Ontario Science Centre uses science as the lens to inspire and
actively engage people in new ways of seeing, understanding and
thinking about themselves and the world around them. The Ontario
Science Centre is an agency of the Government of Ontario. For more
information, visit www.OntarioScienceCentre.ca or call our box office at 416-696-1000.
SOURCE Ontario Science Centre
For further information:
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