The Science of Rock 'n' Roll

Exhibition Info

LIMITED ENGAGEMENT AT ONTARIO SCIENCE CENTRE

OPEN JUNE 11th, 2014

THE EXHIBITION

Have you ever wondered about the science behind rock ‘n’ roll? How has technology shaped this multi-billion dollar industry? How can performers bring hundreds of thousands of screaming fans to their feet? What physiological effects does rock have on our brain and body?

The Science of Rock ‘n’ Roll is a new traveling exhibition that provides a fresh look at the history of rock from the perspective of science and technology. See how music has shaped the tools of rock–and how those tools have changed the music. Experience science in the key of rock!

EXHIBITION HOURS:

Monday – Friday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Weekends: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

TICKET PRICING:

Members Adults: Free!
General Admission Adults: $22.00 Youth: (13-17 yrs) $16.00

Prices include general museum admission.
Participation in Backstage Pass requires an additional fee.
Group prices are available.

BEFORE YOUR VISIT

We have a number of guides available for download to help The Science of Rock ‘n’ Roll Exhibition be even more educational and enjoyable for your group.

STUDENTS AND EDUCATORS

The Science of Rock ‘n’ Roll is a memorable field trip for student groups of all ages. You will learn how our brains perceive, process, remember and react to music. Interactive displays demonstrate how different elements and instruments come into play when composing rock music. Your students will be engaged, inspired and eager to learn more long after the music stops. This will be THE field trip of the year!

SCHOOL EDUCATOR RESOURCES

Download Middle School Teacher’s Guide

Download High School Teacher’s Guide

PROHIBITED ITEMS:
No Food or beverages.

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