Everything is Connected. Sheila Watt-Cloutier puts a human face on climate change

“We know that the Arctic is very important to the rest of the world because the Arctic is that cooling system for the planet. It is the air conditioner for the planet…and as that melts other places in the world are impacted; whether it’s through droughts or floods, much more intense weather patterns are coming... View more »
Everything is Connected Sheila Watt Cloutier puts a human face on climate change

Everything is Connected. Sheila Watt-Cloutier puts a human fac...

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National Star Party - Saturday, July 29

On this date, public star parties will be held across the country in honour of the 150th anniversary of the Confederation of Canada. Join us at the Ontario Science Centre as we unite under one sky and celebrate Canadian contributions to astronomy with telescope observing*, storytelling, live astronomy and space-themed demonstrations, and hands-on... View more »
National Star Party Saturday July 29 On this date public star parties

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07/25/2017 at 16:10. Facebook
Batteries can create a continuous flow of DC (direct current) electricity until all of the chemical energy in the battery is used. That’s electrifying! #EnergyShowTO

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Batteries can create a continuous flow of DC direct current electricity until

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07/25/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
Hospitals aren’t just for humans. Turtle “patients” are routinely brought to the Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre trauma unit to receive medical attention when injured. Anything from fluids, shell repair, antibiotics and x-rays – the trauma centre and its volunteers work hard to treat and rehabilitate Ontario’s turtle population.

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Hospitals aren’t just for humans Turtle “patients” are routinely brought to the

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07/24/2017 at 16:35. Facebook
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Act. React. Interact. - Levers and ramps and pulleys – oh my! Bring your ideas to life as you build an interactive, kinetic sculpture (i.e., a simple, Rube Goldberg-like machine) using basic tools and a variety of materials, and deepen your understanding of mechanics.

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Play create connect in our Inventorium Act React Interact Levers and ramps

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07/23/2017 at 14:15. Facebook
True or false? Energy can be transformed from one form to another. #EnergyShowTO

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True or false Energy can be transformed from one form to another EnergyShowTO

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07/22/2017 at 12:15. Facebook
What travels faster: Electricity or light? #EnergyShowTO

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What travels faster: Electricity or light EnergyShowTO

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07/21/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
#ScienceNOW: Hypersole...the ultimate tickle test. via Canadian Space Agency
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ScienceNOW: Hypersole the ultimate tickle test via Canadian Space Agency

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07/21/2017 at 00:30. Facebook
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Say It with String: Use a string to answer a series of sociodemographic survey questions and experience the beauty of data visualization that evolves with people’s answers, unveiling patterns of collective thoughts and facts.

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07/20/2017 at 12:30. Facebook
Fact: Heiltsuk territory on the central coast of British Columbia is brimming with wildlife like seals, salmon and herring. Wildlife in this area become endangered without the efforts of Pacific Wild to study their habitats.

Want to learn more about how small efforts can help? Visit the #WildlifeRescueTO exhibition: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Fact: Heiltsuk territory on the central coast of British Columbia is brimming

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#WildlifeRescueTO: “Fly” with whooping cranes on their first migratory route. See what happens to orphaned baby elephants. Learn how to milk a sturgeon. Step into the rescue and recovery efforts of people who dedicate their lives to saving animals with Wildlife Rescue. From seabirds to turtles and orangutans to pandas, this wildly interactive exhibition explores the innovative ways used to... View more »
WildlifeRescueTO: “Fly” with whooping cranes on their first migratory route See

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There’s scientific proof that ice caps keep melting in the Arctic. This means that polar bears are losing their homes. To better understand the effect of sea ice loss in the Arctic over the past 25 years, Polar Bears International have outfitted Polar Bears with GPS collars.

Learn more about wildlife rehabilitation by visiting #WildlifeRescueTO: [ Bit.ly Link ]
There’s scientific proof that ice caps keep melting in the Arctic This

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Maker Place: Design an insect and have it laser cut before your very eyes. Outfit your insect with a motor and race against the clock to pollinate flowers. Facilitated by STEAMLabs.

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Wild Wednesdays: Beekeepers, owl handlers and raptor wranglers, oh my! Meet these and other wildlife and conservation experts every Wednesday this summer.

Our Wild Wednesday visitor for July 19 will be the Toronto Wildlife Centre who will be bringing in a giant snapping turtle named Hot Dog. Hot Dog was rescued from people who kept him in a bathtub and fed him a diet of hot dogs.

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Wild Wednesdays: Beekeepers owl handlers and raptor wranglers oh my Meet these

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#ScienceNOW: Understanding Star Formation in the Nucleus of Galaxy IC 342. via NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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Understanding Star Formation in the Nucleus of Galaxy IC 342

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The Cohon Family Nature Escape is Now Open!

The Cohon Family Nature Escape is sliding into action when it re-opens for the season! Check out the behind-the-scenes on this, and more, in the Science Centre’s newest blog, Insider. [ Ow.ly Link ]
The Cohon Family Nature Escape is Now Open

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#ScienceNOW: Free-standing smart home: portable and eco-friendly. via Springwise
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ScienceNOW: Free standing smart home: portable and eco friendly via Springwise

Free-standing smart home: portable and eco-friendly | Springwise

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#TBT July 12, 1999 | Before she was appointed the 29th Governor General of Canada. Congratulations to former Canadian Space Agency astronaut Julie Payette! Félicitations!
TBT July 12 1999 | Before she was appointed the 29th

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