SAINTE-JULIE, QC, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - During March break,
Hydro-Québec's electricity interpretation centre welcomes families and
offers curious children introductory science workshops run by Profaqua, the science communication firm. There will also be guided tours of the
centre. And it's all free!
Science for kids of all ages
March 3-9, there will be more than just electricity on the agenda at the
Électrium! Children 6 and up can take a variety of specially designed
workshops [in French only].
Profaqua facilitators will guide the kids as they do experiments and
play educational games organized on a different theme each day: great
inventors, underground life, the solar system, astronauts and rockets,
human anatomy and more. Book now!
A passion for electricity at the Électrium
The Électrium offers guided tours adapted to different visitor groups
and several interactive modules so you can learn more about electricity
in the world around you. Observe the centre's electric eel mascot,
explore the role of electricity in the human body and find out who in
your family has the quickest reflexes.
Discover the nature of electricity and how it's produced, and learn
about electric and magnetic fields. And have a hair-raising time with
the Van de Graaff generator!
Plan your visit
To find out details about the March break program and book a workshop,
call the Électrium at 1-800-267-4558 or go to hydroquebec.com/visits. Reservations are recommended, since space is limited.
March break hours
The Électrium will be open March 3-9, 2014, inclusive, from 9 a.m. to
The 60-minute workshops will be held at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and
The Électrium is located in Sainte-Julie, in Montérégie, exit 87 from
Highway 30, just outside Montréal.
For further information:
Louis-Olivier Batty, Media Officer