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Science on Tap: The Science of Aging

“My mother always used to say, ‘The older you get, the better you get. Unless you’re a banana,’” – Betty White

Aging has a profound impact on every part of our lives; relationships, bodies, minds, life goals, and how other people perceive us. A multitude of factors contribute to how our lives, minds, and bodies change as we get older. But do we have any control of the aging process? Can we change the course of how we age?

Science might be the key to living our best lives during our golden years. Our next Science on Tap tackles these questions as we try to understand the science of aging.

One Ticket is needed per device, not person.

Event Details:

Science on Tap: The Science of Aging

Thursday, February 10th, 2022

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (Mountain Time)

Online on Zoom

Note: The Zoom link will be emailed out with your purchase confirmation..

 

Science Snapshots

For two days students will engage in 45-minutes of virtual programming demonstrations, facilitated by the TELUS World of Science team.

Sliding down to sub-zero temperatures, your students will explore snow and ice, melting and freezing, and learn how solids, liquids and gases are affected by extremely cold substances such as dry ice and liquid nitrogen. Embrace Alberta's winter with both outdoor and indoor student challenges for all elementary grade levels.

This virtual platform gives us the ability to engage with your entire school; with a 1-6 reach, you can invite as many classes from your school as you like, with no additional fees! Have your students celebrate science and winter by bringing our science presenters to you virtually for two exciting days.

Space Station 3D

Join the international crew of the International Space Station (ISS) as they blast off to carry space station components up into orbit.  Watch the Canadarm being used in a variety of tasks.

Includes appearances by Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Chris Hadfield as Canada plays a control role in the ISS.

To The Arctic 3D

To The Arctic takes you on a never before seen journey into the lives of a mother polar bear and her two seven-month old cubs as they navigate the changing Arctic wilderness they call home.  Captivating, adventurous, and intimate footage brings you up close and personal with this family s struggle to survive and thrive in a frigid environment of melting ice, immense glaciers, spectacular waterfalls, and majestic snow-bound peaks. 

 

Turtle Odyssey 3D

Sea turtles are some of Earth s most ancient and majestic creatures. For over 100 million years, they have traversed the seas, surviving multiple mass extinctions and playing critical roles in maintaining healthy marine food webs. Not only do these friendly animals captivate us as they peacefully glide through the ocean, but their personal journeys of survival are equally fascinating.

 

Please Note:

  • There is a $1.50 online service fee per ticket will be charged for online transactions. This includes transactions for Members, IMAX Fanatic Passes, and admission tickets. Fee waived if purchased in person or over the phone.
  • Our system will automatically select the best available seats for you. To change this selection, hit the 'View & Change Seats" link in the order review page.
  • If you require special assistance, such as wheelchair access, please contact our bookings agents at 780-451-3344.

 

Under the Sea 3D

Under the Sea takes you into fascinating underwater locales such as the Great Barrier Reef and the Coral Triangle for face-to-face encounters with some of the most mysterious and stunning creatures of the sea.  This film offers a look into an underwater world few people have ever seen and the exquisitely beautiful, sometimes treacherous and often comical creatures that live there. The daily dramas of such characters as the flamboyant cuttlefish, leafy sea dragons and giant stingrays, are played out amongst some of the most exotic and isolated undersea locations on Earth. 

Narrated by Jim Carrey.

 

Virtual Weather Watch with CTV's Josh Classen

An exclusive opportunity to learn about weather from CTV's Chief Meteorologist, Josh Classen virtually!

Josh will explain how weather works and how this information is transformed into weather forecasts, using humour and anecdotes as only Josh can. This includes a Q & A period where your students will have the opportunity to ask Josh questions through the chat function.

This is a 60 minute live session with Josh Classen.

Best Curriculum Fit

Grade 5

Topic D: Weather Watch

Either a webcam equipped laptop or desktop computer with internet access is required for each student or pair of students. Tablets or mobile devices are not compatible with Microsoft TEAMS.

 

Volcanoes 2D

Running Time: 50 minutes

Volcanoes is the story of earth's creation!

It explores the contribution of volcanoes to the great wildlife ecosystems we have today and their impact on humans and the world we live in.

4.5 billion years ago the first volcanoes on Earth came into existence. Massive volcanic eruptions gave rise to the first islands and continents on our planet during this intense phase. Life began to take hold and thrive within these volcanic landscapes, creating the first ecosystems on Earth.

 

$20 Gift Card

Give the gift of a memory of discovery and imagination. They're fun and easy.

Redeem them for:

  • Admission tickets
  • Memberships
  • Purple Pear Cafe purchases
  • Gift shop Purchases
  • and more!

 

Amazon Adventure 3D

Amazon Adventure tells the epic true story of explorer Henry Bates fascinating journey through the visually stunning and biodiverse Amazon rainforest. You will experience the compelling clues Bates unearthed and you will be wowed by the mind-boggling examples of camouflage and mimicry.

Explore the wilds of nature in the Amazon Adventure!

 

Atoms (KinderScience)

Please Note: Atoms is a 3 hour, half day camp.

Calling all little explorers to our camps for our youngest scientists!

Young campers will make HUGE discoveries as they create amazing masterpieces, visit CuriousCITY and get their hands on some spectacular science. Each of our Half-Day Camps follow a different theme, so you can send your curious Kinders to all four! These camps are geared towards children who will be attending Kindergarten in the fall of 2022.

Themes: Colours, Robots, Birds, Chemistry and Sound

 

 

Full of STEAM (Grades 1-3)

Dabble in chemistry, take on a building challenge, and create fun art in this camp that touches on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Campers will participate in a variety of instructor lead and independent challenges that will span many facets of STEAM.

All camps include:

  • A 90-minute live session with TELUS World of Science - Edmonton Camp Instructors
  • Engaging hands on activities using easy to obtain supplies
  • Exclusive video content

All you need is a webcam equipped desktop or laptop computer with an internet connection and your child can participate in our small group sessions where they will have fun while exploring and experiencing science!

 

Grandparent Membership

Grandparent Membership: Eligible for 2 Grandparents and up to 4 grandchildren under 18 years.

A TELUS World of Science - Edmonton Membership provides a year of interactive science discovery with many great perks and benefits!

Members receive free Science Centre Admission, up to 50% off IMAX films, special pricing to feature exhibitions, great discounts on camps and courses and much more!

Incredible Predators 3D

Incredible Predators deconstructs the world of major predators as never before, taking an intimate look at the remarkable strategies they use to succeed.

Unveiling the most dramatic events, Incredible Predators tells the story of the contests between predators and their prey, showcasing how these supreme species have to be at the very peak of performance to have any chance of success.

Wild Africa 3D

Embark on an incredible 3D ride across, over, and through the magical realms of the most dramatic continent on earth: Africa. 

$50 Gift Card

Give the gift of a memory of discovery and imagination. They're fun and easy.

Redeem them for:

  • Admission tickets
  • Memberships
  • Purple Pear Cafe purchases
  • Gift shop Purchases
  • and more!

A Beautiful Planet 3D

Running Time: 50 minutes

A Beautiful Planet is a breathtaking portrait of Earth from space, providing a unique perspective and increased understanding of our planet and galaxy as never seen before. Made in cooperation with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the film features stunning footage of our magnificent blue planet   and the effects humanity has had on it over time   captured by the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Narrated by Jennifer Lawrence and from IMAX Entertainment and Toni Myers   the acclaimed filmmaker behind celebrated IMAX® documentaries Blue Planet, Hubble 3D, and Space Station 3D,   A Beautiful Planet presents an awe-inspiring glimpse of Earth and a hopeful look into the future of humanity.

Dream Big 3D

From the world's tallest buildings to underwater robots and a solar car race across Australia, Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small and shows how engineers push the limits of innovation in unexpected and amazing ways.

With its inspiring stories of human grit and aspiration, and extraordinary visuals for the world's largest screens, Dream Big reveals the compassion and creativity that drive engineers to create better lives for people and a more sustainable future for us all.

Extreme Weather 3D

Extreme Weather is an up-close look at some of the most astonishing and potentially deadly natural phenomena, tornadoes, glaciers, and wildfires while showing how they are interconnected and changing our world in dramatic ways.

JAMES CAMERON - CHALLENGING THE DEEP Feature Exhibit + Science Centre Admission

This admission ticket includes our Feature Exhibit JAMES CAMERON - CHALLENGING THE DEEP, access to all permanent Galleries, Science Experiments, and shows in the Zeidler Dome (space permitting).

THIS TICKET DOES NOT INCLUDE JAMES CAMERON - DEEPSEA CHALLENGE IN THE IMAX THEATRE.

* Pre-booking CuriousCITY time slots on weekends is recommended for families with children 6 and under. For Weekdays, admission will be on a first come, first entry basis.

JAMES CAMERON - CHALLENGING THE DEEP is a major immersive exhibition that traces explorer & filmmaker James Cameron’s merged creative and technical achievements in deep-ocean science, engineering & exploration, including his record-breaking dive to the bottom of the planet in his DEEPSEA CHALLENGER submersible.

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