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Test your balance at CIRCUS!

February 15, 2019
Posted By: TELUS Spark

Test your balance to see if you could be a tightrope walker at our exciting new exhibition, CIRCUS! Science Under the Big Top. This exciting exhibition is the perfect indoor activity for families with kids of all ages! 

Come learn the science behind balance, how your “moment of inertia” and your “centre of mass” affects your ability to walk a fine line. What happens when you add a pole? Who knows, with enough practice, you too could be like the famous tightrope walker The Great Blondin, who in 1860 did a tightrope trek across Niagara Falls on stilts!


Please note: To perform the High Wire, you must be at least 46 inches (112 cm). 

CIRCUS! Science Under the Big Top runs from February 2nd to June 9th 2019 at TELUS Spark, come see if you have what it takes to join the circus.


CIRCUS! Science Under the Big Top is included with General Admission or Membership to TELUS Spark.