The Nature of Things Screening Series: The Power of Poo
Ages4-5 years 6-8 years 9-12 years
MYTH OR SCIENCE: THE POWER OF POO takes a journey to find out whether poo is simply waste to be banished or a valuable by-product that has the power to revolutionize our health.
Researchers believe it’s scientific gold and are convinced poo holds secrets that could help change our lives. But are they full of it?
• Can colon cleanses really improve your health?
• Can dogs and their sense of smell help scientists protect some of the world’s most endangered species?
• Is your poo supposed to float?
Take a peek at real life experiments with the world’s top researchers to get answers to age old questions like, what makes poo smell better and do dogs face north or south when they do their business?
Uncover the latest scientific discoveries to get a new view on poo. It is really a stinker – or are we actually flushing an extremely valuable resource down the drain?
Free with General Admission to the Ontario Science Centre
Imperial Oil Auditorium on Level 1
Doors open at 3:30 p.m.