/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory/Photo Op - Get ready to question everything when the Power of Ideas exhibition opens at the Ontario Science Centre/


TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Explore the incredible ability of the human mind to question, create and innovate when the Power of Ideas exhibition opens at the Ontario Science Centre on Friday, August 18. From the quantum to the cosmos, take a hands-on approach to learning the scientific method to better understand how we investigate the natural world. Delve into the world's largest science experiments and examine changing ideas about our universe – even step into Large Hadron Collider, the most complex machine on Earth.

The Power of Ideas exhibition is travelling across the country as part of the nationwide Innovation150 celebrations marking Canada's sesquicentennial. 

What                    

Opening of the Power of Ideas exhibition in Toronto



Who                     

The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario


Maurice Bitran, CEO, Ontario Science Centre


Greg Dick, Director of Educational Outreach, Perimeter Institute




Special guests: Ontario Science Centre day campers



When                  

Friday, August 18, 2017


8:45 a.m.             Registration


9:00 a.m.             Formal remarks and opening of Power of Ideas


9:15 a.m.             Self-guided tour of the exhibition



Where                 

Ontario Science Centre


770 Don Mills Road, Toronto, ON


Please enter via the event entrance, off Gateway Boulevard (one light south of the main entrance off of Don Mills Road).

The Power of Ideas exhibition is a collaborative effort, conceived by the Perimeter Institute and designed, developed and fabricated by the Ontario Science Centre. The exhibition runs until August 31.

The Power of Ideas exhibition will travel to approximately 60 communities across Canada throughout 2017, stopping in every province and territory, including the Far North. Innovation150 is a Canada 150 Signature Initiative, funded in part by the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage.

SOURCE Ontario Science Centre

For further information: Media contacts: Anna Relyea, Director, Strategic Communications, Ontario Science Centre, 416-696-3273 | c: 416-668-1967, Anna.Relyea@osc.on.ca; Andrea Mus, Media Relations Officer, Ontario Science Centre, 416-696-3191 | c: 416-895-5482, Andrea.Mus@osc.on.ca; Josie Bird, Communications Manager, Innovation150, c: 519-807-1778, Josie@innovation150.ca

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