Virtual Experiences with TELUS World of Science
TELUS World of Science - Edmonton may be closed for the time being, but that doesn't mean that you can't engage with this iconic local attraction from home! Science is everywhere - even in your kitchen! Discover DIY experiments, rent an IMAX documentary, participate in one of the many interactive virtual events and more.
No matter how you explore, be sure to continue practicing safe physical distancing, frequent handwashing and following the guidelines put in place to keep everyone safe.
Watch IMAX Films from Home
Travel back in time to explore the ancient Egyptians and Chinese warriors, or travel even further back in time to discover the pre-historic world of dinosaurs. Next, embark on remarkable adventures to the far reaches of the Arctic and deep beneath the ocean. From the giant screen to your TV, you can now enjoy amazing IMAX films from your living room! For a limited time, TELUS World of Science - Edmonton and Giant Screen Films are happy to make a selection of IMAX documentary films available for video on demand. Now you can experience the world of IMAX without ever leaving your couch!
Science at Home
TELUS World of Science has launched a series of virtual tutorials to help you become a mad scientist! These awe-inspiring experiments can be done using everyday household items and make for a perfect afternoon activity for little kids and big kids alike. Try creating a bouncy egg or writing secret messages in invisible ink.
Then discover Science at Al's House! Alan Nursall, President & CEO of TELUS World of Science, shows off some amazing science experiments that you can do right at home using household items like unpopped popcorn kernels, Ziploc bags and soda. Just make sure you use your new-found knowledge for good (insert mad scientist laugh here)!
Virtual Camp Programs
It can be hard to fill the endless hours of indoor time while keeping your sanity as a parent, but especially so during the current pandemic where options to go out are limited. These virtual camps help kids stay curious and engaged while at home. All you need is a computer with an internet connection!
Shop the Galaxy Gift Shop
TELUS World of Science is home to one of Edmonton's most eclectic gift shops! You can shop from anywhere, anytime in their online store.
Find fun gadgets, games, tinkering items, books, telescopes and so much more. Plus, all your purchases help to support the science centre mission - to inspire curiosity through public science programming and online educational resources!
Join TELUS World of Science to design, build, and test your own awesome creations in a bunch of engineering challenges. From building the best boat to building a bridge that can hold the most weight, there are always new problems that you can solve! How will you tackle the next #MakerMonday challenge?
COVID 19 Science
Reliable science has never been more important than during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Scientists are conducting research and learning new things every day which makes it even more challenging to navigate, since what we know about the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 is constantly changing. You are not alone if you feel confused or overwhelmed by all the information: TELUS World of Science is here to help! As the destination to engage Albertans’ hearts and minds in science, they are proud to be a part of this important scientific conversation. Let’s fight this pandemic with science!