Ivan Decker and Stefano Giulianetti  show off the Lycopodium Blower — often referred to as the bad breath tester — at a Science World show on Vancouver Island last year.

Ivan Decker and Stefano Giulianetti show off the Lycopodium Blower — often referred to as the bad breath tester — at a Science World show on Vancouver Island last year.

Making science fun

cience World British Columbia is bringing its zany brand of science to the North Island next week.

Science World British Columbia is bringing its zany brand of science to the North Island next week.

Several schools will host Science World and the community for some science fun.

Everyone is invited to the Night of Family Science, a free family event that features spectacular live science shows from Science World’s professional demonstration team.

Budding engineers will have the opportunity to test their paper airplane creation skills at the Iron Science competition.

Jan. 31:

• 9 a.m. It’s a Gas at Wagalus in Fort Rupert

• 10:15 am Energy in Action at Wagalus

• 1:30  p.m. Extra Sensory Science at Gwa’sala-’Nakwaxda’xw School and Quatsino School

Feb. 1:

• 10:45 a.m. Under Pressure North Island Secondary in Port McNeill

• 1 p.m. It’s a Gas at Sunset Elementary in Port McNeill

2 p.m. Energy in Action Sunset Elementary