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Weird Science:

Popular Edutainment

Do you remember your first visit to the Planetarium or the Science Centre? Did you ever take science books out from the Toronto Public Library for your own home-made experiments? This exhibit is about how science as entertainment, or as an extra-curricular activity, is part of the cultural fabric of our city. It will highlight how museums, libraries, and fairs helped to make science accessible for teachers, parents, kids and kids-at-heart.



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