Victoria youth to become junior scientists

2011-02-01

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February 1, 2011
MEDIA ADVISORY
LET’S TALK SCIENCE & PHOTO OPPORTUNITY

Local kids to become junior scientists in Victoria on Feb. 5

WHAT: Let’s Talk Science graduate student volunteers from the University of Victoria are hosting fun, interactive hands-on science activity stations for school-aged children and those “young at heart.”

With representatives from the Vancouver Island Regional Science Fair, Centre of the Universe, and Natural Resources Canada in addition to Let’s Talk Science volunteers, this is a great opportunity to see community science outreach in action.

Kids will learn all kinds of different scientific facts! They will discover how much fun science can really be!

WHEN: Sat., February 5, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 6 p.m.

WHERE: Hobby Fair, Westshore Town Centre, 2945 Jacklin Road, Victoria, BC

MEDIA CONTACT:
Cynthia Korpan, Let’s Talk Science coordinator, at lts@uvic.ca or 472-4798
Jane Gair, Director of Let’s Talk Science at UVic, at jgair@uvic.ca or 250-472-5543

ABOUT LET’S TALK SCIENCE:
Let’s Talk Science is an award-winning, national, charitable, outreach organization that supports educators in teaching science to children and youth. We engage and train more than 2,200 volunteers—largely students and faculty from more than 30 universities and colleges across Canada—to deliver exciting hands-on/minds-on science to more than 110,000 children and youth each year. For more information, visit letstalkscience.ca.