Science Takes over The Machine Shop (Gallery)

Science Carnival
The fifth annual Sault Ste. Marie Science Festival wrapped up with the Science Carnival at the Machine Shop on Saturday. Photo by Megan Pounder/SaultOnline

Families filled the Machine Shop Saturday for the annual Science Carnival – the wrap-up of the fifth annual Sault Ste. Marie Science Festival.

This one-day event featured over 20 science exhibitors, showcasing presentations, labs and attractions, and giving people the opportunity to engage in hands-on science and technology activities.

Exhibits included, but weren’t limited to:

  • Live Science Shows: ‘Light Me Up’ and ‘Hot & Cold’
  • Entomica – get hands-on with exotic insects
  • Robotic Arm with Sault College
  • Science North – Feel the Rush
  • SNOLAB – Cloud Chamber
  • Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre – SSMIC – Science & Art Crafts
  • Maker North – 3D Printer
  • Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre – Northern Nature Trading
  • ADSB VEX Robotics
  • Digging for Worms; and
  • Department of Fisheries & Oceans -Sea Lampreys


  1. I took my mom, a retired teacher, she loved it! There was so much for the kids to do and they were so interested and excited. What a wonderful event!

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