TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Plunge into the mind of a freediver to explore the respiratory system, tackle a climbing wall to experience the physical challenges climbers experience in extreme environments, and feel fear to discover the awesome power of the human brain. Experience the wonders of the human body through more than 55 interactive exhibits at The AstraZeneca Human Edge!
The Ontario Science Centre's new 10,000-square-foot (900-square-metre) exhibition hall will offer visitors of all ages an innovative and interactive exploration of the limits of the human body with exhibits that tell the stories of athletes, adventure-seekers, extreme sports enthusiasts and others who have broken through barriers of what was once thought humanly possible. The AstraZeneca Human Edge opens to the public on December 7, 2013.
|What:||Exclusive media preview of The AstraZeneca Human Edge|
|Who:||Stephen Davidson, Deputy Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport|
|Mandy-Rae (Cruickshank) Krack, World champion and record-holding freediver|
|Lesley Lewis, CEO, Ontario Science Centre|
|Dr. Gary Lewis, Scientist, Toronto General Research Institute|
|Angus Murray, Mountaineer and 50th Canadian to summit Mount Everest|
|Dr. Charles Tator, Scientist, Toronto Western Research Institute|
|Dr. Xiao-Yan Wen, Researcher, St. Michael's Hospital|
|Special guests: sponsors, exhibit team members, students from Valley Park Middle School|
|When:||Wednesday, December 4, 2013 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.|
|Formal remarks begin at 10 a.m.|
|Self-guided exploration of the new exhibition to follow formal remarks|
|Where:||Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road, Toronto|
|Please enter via main lobby doors.|
|TV crews may enter through South Security Entrance via Gateway Blvd.|
Interview & Photo Opportunities:
- The exhibition may be photographed and filmed during the self-guided tours.
- Spokespeople will be available for photo, video & interview opportunities following formal remarks.
For artwork, please visit: www.OntarioScienceCentre.ca/Media/ImagesVideo
SOURCE: Ontario Science Centre
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