Let’s Talk Science national volunteer awards celebrate dedication of Canadian post-secondary students to science outreach

2015-6-6 | Media Releases

This week, approximately 80 volunteer coordinators are attending the Let’s Talk Science National Outreach Conference to receive specialized training for delivering exciting, free, hands-on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities with youth in classrooms and at community events, based at more than 40 universities and colleges across Canada.

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Let’s Talk Science volunteer awards celebrate Canadian post-secondary students’ dedication to science outreach

2015-6-6 | News

Curtis McCloskey of University of Ottawa and Rachel Ward-Maxwell of McMaster University take home this year’s coveted national volunteer awards.

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National Conference back again for 2015

2015-28-5 | News

Volunteer coordinators from Outreach sites across Canada gather this week for specialized training, awards and festivities.

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Local students explore, compete and celebrate at 10th Anniversary of Let’s Talk Science Challenge at McMaster University

2015-21-5 | Media Releases

Approximately 220 Grade 6, 7 and 8 students from Hamilton and area schools will unite to explore, compete and celebrate today at the 10th Anniversary of the Let’s Talk Science Challenge at McMaster University where it first began. The event is hosted by Let’s Talk Science, an award-winning national charitable youth development organization.

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Let’s Talk Science receives federal government funding of $12.5 million over five years to greatly expand its science education programs for Canadian youth

2015-21-5 | Media Releases

The Government of Canada today announced it is providing $12.5 million in funding over five years to Let’s Talk Science, a national, charitable education and outreach organization. The funding allows Let’s Talk Science to undertake a transformative change that will kick start a significant expansion of its activities across Canada.

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Let’s Talk Science receives federal government funding of $12.5 million over five years to greatly expand its science education programs for Canadian youth

2015-20-5 | News

Investment allows Let’s Talk Science to expose millions more Canadian youth to science, technology, engineering and math to build their skills for the changing economy

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Tomatosphere™ seeds in orbit

2015-8-5 | News

600,000 Tomatosphere™ seeds now in orbit on board the International Space Station.

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University of Winnipeg volunteer helps expand program reach

2015-8-5 | News

This Spring, Let's Talk Science Outreach volunteers from the University of Winnipeg travelled to The Pas to do hands-on science with 8-10 year-olds.

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Council of Canadian Academies releases STEM Skills report

2015-30-4 | News

Let’s Talk Science is well positioned to support recommendations from expert panel

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Council of Canadian Academies releases STEM Skills report

2015-30-4 | Media Releases

On April 30, 2015, the Council of Canadian Academies released a new report entitled, Some Assembly Required: STEM Skills and Canada’s Economic Productivity. The expert panel was charged with examining how well prepared Canada is to meet future skill requirements in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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3,500 Canadian students gear up for Let’s Talk Science Challenge

2015-24-4 | News

From April 24 to May 29, Let’s Talk Science kicks off STEM exploration and discovery with over 3,500 students at 23 universities across Canada for the national Let's Talk Science competition.

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Canadian Space Agency and Let’s Talk Science visit Byron Northview to talk Tomatosphere™

2015-20-4 | News

On Tuesday, April 14, Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen and Let’s Talk Science President Dr. Bonnie Schmidt met with 27 Grade 6 students from Byron Northview Public School to learn about their involvement in the award-winning TomatosphereTM program.

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April 21 is DNA Day in Canada

2015-20-4 | News

Canada’s DNA Day brings together students and the science community

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Hannah Gehrels, Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteer at the University of Prince Edward Island

2015-18-4 | Featured Volunteers

It doesn’t take long to get started volunteering with us! Just ask Hannah, who is only 3 months in!

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Leann Sweeney, Let’s Talk Science Outreach and CurioCity Volunteer

2015-17-4 | Featured Volunteers

We want to make volunteering possible for everyone interested. This includes finding specific activities that suit the schedules and interests of both professionals and students.

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