When you find yourself in Calgary, Alberta, be sure to check out Telus Spark, the new science center. It is a wonderful place filled with exciting exhibitions and programs. Visitors can have plenty of hands on activities with over 120 exhibits. With so much to do you will be sure to find something that interests you.
There are a number of fascinating sections to the building. One is on being human, when you can put yourself and your friends and family to the test. You can learn a wide variety of hands on skill including how your brain reacts to falling in love. Other areas include a focus on earth and sky, where you can learn more about the planet that we live on. While yet another explores energy and innovation two things that are very abundant in Alberta there is also the favorite HD digital dome theater, when you can see programs like never before.
Currently, the Spark has a fascinating travelling exhibit, all about nature unleashed- natural disasters. You can come and experience the impact of earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, and floods, without ever having to face them in real life.
Telus Spark is a wonderful place to discover the scientist in all of us. We can't wait for our own visit while in Calgary next month.
As a new kind of Science Centre for people of all ages, TELUS Spark’s vision is to foster a community transformed by a culture of curiosity, risk-taking and problem solving. Their mission is to be a role model and force for innovation that drives positive change."