SAINTE-JULIE, QC, Dec. 3, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Électrium,
Hydro-Québec's electricity interpretation centre, opens its doors to
you and your family this Holiday Season. Your little explorers can
discover the world of science with initiation workshops animated by Profaqua, the agency that communicates science to youngsters. A shortened
version of the centre's guided tour is also on the program—all
A first this year!
From December 27 to December 30, electricity won't take the entire
spotlight at the Électrium! Budding scientists will get to participate
in workshops developed just for them about subjects as varied as lights
and lasers, wind, the chemistry of dry ice, and the secrets behind
magic tricks! One theme will be featured each day. Profaqua animators
will guide children aged 6 and up through experiments and educational
For more information, contact the Électrium team at 1 800 267-4558 or go
to http://www.hydroquebec.com/visit. Places are limited.
Have fun and stimulate your neurons
Learn how electrical phenomena affect the world around us through guided
tours and a variety of interactive modules. You can also explore
electricity's role in the human body and its reflexes—and even get to
test who, in your family, has the fastest reflexes! While you're there,
don't miss the electric eel and observe how its shocks affect the
Christmas tree lights. It's simply magical!
Come discover the nature of electricity and how to produce it, and learn
about electrical and magnetic fields. Then, have some fun seeing how
static electricity affects your hair with the Van de Graaff generator!
The Électrium is located in Sainte-Julie, off Highway 30 exit 87, in the
Plan your visit!
The Électrium will be open from December 27 to 30, 2012, from 9:30 a.m.
to 4 p.m.
Please note: The Électrium will be closed from January 3 to 17
For information and reservations:
450 652-8977 or 1 800 267-4558 or http://www.hydroquebec.com/visit.
For further information:
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Louis-Olivier Batty, Press Officer - Media