Science World

B.C.'s New Curriculum Is A Wonder-Inducing Teaching Method

Sandy Eix | Posted 09.13.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Sandy Eix

Officially launching this year for kindergarten to grade 9 students, the B.C. Ministry of Education is redesigning the K-12 curricula under a common 21st-century learning framework. This approach emphasizes a more student-initiated, self-directed, inquiry-based learning model.

Science World Ad Deemed Too Violent For TV

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

An ad for Vancouver's Science World that features a man stepping on a nail and being hit with a flaming arrow has been deemed too violent to air on te...

Wounded Suspect Charged In Yaletown Gunbattle

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A 61-year-old man has been charged with six counts of attempted murder and four weapons-related offences over what Vancouver's deputy poli...

Police Officer, Store Owner, Suspect All Hurt In Yaletown Shootings

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The busy Vancouver community of Yaletown was shaken by gunfire on Monday morning in a frenetic scene that ended with three people injured, including a...

Dîner en Blanc Brings Sparkly Spectacle Back to Vancouver

Heather Magee | Posted 10.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Heather Magee

Vancouverites descended on the neighboring grounds beside Science World last night for the city's second annual Dîner en Blanc pop-up picnic and after party. About 2,500 lucky attendees donned whimsical white ensembles to participate in a tradition that began in Paris 25 years ago and I've been anticipating this event for weeks.

LOOK: Racy Science Ads Cause A Stir

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The fact that "orgasms can kill pain" isn’t bothering anyone; the art is. That’s the slogan on one racy ad causing some buzz for Science World'...

Dix Pledges $1M For B.C. Science Program

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The B.C. New Democrats are pledging to restore funding to a popular science program started by the B.C. Liberals but cancelled last year.O...