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TRUE or FALSE: the fun science exhibition

TRUE or FALSE: the fun science exhibition

Touching a toad will give you warts… We produce more ear wax (cerumen) when we are stressed. Eating cheese at the end of a meal will prevent caries. The peanut is used to make dynamite. TRUE or FALSE? These are just a few examples of what visitors will discover. The true or false statements are divided into five categories (animals, nature, health, sciences and technology) and are arranged in the form of a game. This is an occasion for having fun as a family or with friends, while de-mystifying what we believe and stimulating our scientific curiosity as well. Each response is accompanied by a demonstration, a photo, a video or a specimen as evidence. Truly, we should not always believe what we are told!

A production of the Sherbrooke Museum of Nature and Science with the contributions of Heritage Canada.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

  • Ideal space: 120 sq. metres
  • 2.45 metres, ceiling height

Exhibition Brief (PDF)

ITINERARY

  • Sherbrooke Museum of Nature and Science, QC
    January 12 to May 18, 2015
  • Galerie d’art de Blainville, Blainville, QC
    May 29 to July 15, 2015
  • Woodstock Museum National Historic Site, Woodstock, ON
    September 2015 to January 3, 2016
  • Simcoe County Museum, Minesing, ON
    January 9, to March 27, 2016
  • Centre d’exposition Léo-Ayotte, Shawinigan, QC
    May 26 to October 2, 2016
  • Centre des sciences de Montréal, QC
    February 22 to March 12, 2017
  • Markham Museum, Markham, ON
    May 1 to September 30, 2017
  • McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, Concord, NH, U.S.A.
    January 5 to April 29, 2018
  • Centre culturel Marie-Fitzbach, St-Georges, QC
    May 17 to August 19, 2018
  • Musée minéralogique et minier de Thetford Mines, QC
    June 22 to September 22 2019
  • Cité de l’énergie, QC – February 29 to March 27 2020