Let’s Talk Science honours post-secondary students and professional volunteers with National Volunteer Awards

2017-30-5 | News

Let’s Talk Science is delighted to announce Portia Kalun of McMaster University winner of National Volunteer Award, Let’s Talk Science Outreach, Emily Ng of the University of Calgary winner of the David Colcleugh Leadership Award and Anna Zhou of the University of Toronto winner of the NEW National Volunteer Award, CurioCity.

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Building the leaders of tomorrow – Let’s Talk Science National Outreach conference

2017-30-5 | Upcoming Events

From June 1 – 5, 72 Let’s Talk Science Outreach Coordinators will attend the annual Let’s Talk Science National Outreach Conference in London Ontario to connect, learn and strengthen leadership skills.

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Let’s Talk Science hosts professional learning workshop on STEM careers

2017-30-5 | News

On Friday, May 6, teachers will gather in Selkirk, Manitoba to participate in a new professional learning workshop on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers.

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23 Canadian post-secondary institutions host Let's Talk Science Challenge

2017-30-5 | News

3,200 Gr. 6-8 students participate in the 2016 Let’s Talk Science Challenge

Meaghan and Laura have been preparing for the Let’s Talk Science Challenge since February. Their team is one of three from Holy Cross Junior High School in St. John’s that will be participating with over 140 students at the Memorial University on April 29, 2016. This is their second year participating.

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Inspiring Canada’s next generation of cancer researchers

2017-30-5 | Upcoming Events

Let’s Talk Science Outreach and the Canadian Cancer Society’s Research Information Outreach Team (RIOT), have teamed up this year to bring exciting events to high school students! The Let’s Talk Cancer symposium is a free one-day event for Grade 11 and 12 students.

Through this partnership we will be hosting 4 events across Ontario, to engage teens in an immersive exploration to see the many facets of current cancer research.

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Canada’s national DNA Day is April 21

2017-30-5 | Upcoming Events

Thursday April 21 is DNA Day in Canada. The annual event, developed by Let’s Talk Science and Genome Alberta, helps young Canadians explore the world of genetics by connecting them with the science community.

This year, DNA Day includes two live-streamed events. The first event focuses on the topic, personalized medicine and features experts from Ontario Genomics, DNAStack, the Ontario Science Centre, SickKids and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. The second event includes experts from the University of Guelph who will discuss topics related to DNA Barcoding.

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2016 Let’s Talk Science Award Finalists

2017-30-5 | News

Let’s Talk Science relies on more than 3,500 volunteers across Canada to create a memorable impression on students and educators engaging with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

One of the ways that we celebrate this dedication to STEM education is through our annual national Let’s Talk Science Volunteer Awards.

This year, Let’s Talk Science will be presenting a new award to showcase the outstanding contributions of our CurioCity virtual volunteers.

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A Weeklong Celebration for National Volunteer Week

2017-30-5 | News

From April 10-16, the Let’s Talk Science community will take extra care to thank volunteers during National Volunteer Week.

At Let’s Talk Science, volunteers are the backbone to many of our initiatives. Across the country and online, our volunteers help to build strong and lasting community relationships. Our over 3,500 volunteers are engaging children and youth in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) explorations and acting as role models for youth.

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Congratulations to the 11 Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge Finalists!

2017-30-5 | News

Finalist schools rewarded with $20,000 in Samsung technology and move on to compete for one of two Grand Prize packages.

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Partner Spotlight: Dr. Mark Abrahams, Professor and Dean of Science, Memorial University

2017-30-5 | News

Dr. Abrahams shares his view on how the Let’s Talk Science partnership at Memorial University helps post-secondary student’s skill development while making science relevant and accessible to youth who may never have considered the possibility of pursuing a science-related career.

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Take part in public outreach events this March

2017-30-5 | Upcoming Events

Let's Talk Science Outreach volunteers will be taking part in numerous public events this March. Continue reading for a listing of public events.

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Let’s Talk Science Outreach, Regional Conference – 2016

2017-30-5 | News

Every year our Let’s Talk Science Outreach Coordinators attend a two day workshop that provides opportunities for skill development.

This year we asked them to share their experience on video.

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Creating Connections and Contagious Enthusiasm for Science

2017-30-5 | News

“EVERY single one of my students who has participated in the Let’s Talk Science Challenge will tell you that it is exciting, fun and that they can’t wait until next year to do it again.”
Geralyn Manion, Educator Grade 5 to 8 gifted program - Holy Name, TCDSB

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High School Students across Canada head to campus for Let’s Talk Science Symposia

2017-30-5 | Upcoming Events

Let’s Talk Science Symposia connect high school students with post-secondary mentors during a one day, on-campus event highlighting the institution's science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) specialty. Topic expertise ranges by Outreach site from stem cells to environmental impact, cancer to forensics.

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Université de Moncton joins Let’s Talk Science Outreach

2017-30-5 | News

(Moncton, NB) On November 11, 2015 the Let’s Talk Science team welcomed Université de Moncton as our 42nd national Outreach site.

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