Science in the 6ix Schedule

Join your fellow conference attendees at the Ontario Science Centre on Tuesday, September 24 for Science in the 6ix, Ontario Science Centre’s version of Open House Day. 

What does “6ix” mean?

Toronto is known to locals as “the 6ix.” The name is said to refer to the six boroughs—Etobicoke, North York, Scarborough, York, East York, and Toronto—that joined to become Toronto in 1998.

What’s on the Schedule?

  • 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Rec Programs Showcase

  • 9:30 – 10:30 a.m., Live Demo Hour

  • 10:00 – 10:25 a.m., High Resolution Digital Projection and LED Domes for Giant Screen Cinema

  • 10:30 – 11:15 a.m., Screening of Great Bear Rainforest

  • 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Live Exhibits Popup

  • 10:45 – 11:15 a.m., Behind the Scenes Tour 1

  • 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., RASC Solar Observing

  • 11:00 – 11:30 a.m., Behind the Scenes Tour 2

  • 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Creative session 1

  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Mental Health program

  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Creative session 2

  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Screening of Apollo 11: First Steps Edition

  • 12:30 – 1:15 p.m., Screening of Cuba

  • 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., Live Exhibits Popup

  • 12:30 – 1:00 p.m., Screening of LANDER

  • 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., Closing Keynote session featuring Director X

  • 2:45-4:00 p.m., Pocket Tricks Showcase

  • 2:45 – 3:15 p.m, Behind the Scenes Tour 3

  • 3:00 – 3:30 p.m., The Energy Show

  • 3:30 – 4:00 p.m., Screening of LANDER

And don’t miss our Demos & Programs throughout the Centre!

  • Lunar Impact
  • The Sky Tonight
  • Eyes on the Skies
  • Science Happens Here pop up experiences
  • VDG Hair-Raising Experience
  • Papermaking