Let’s Talk Science receives $75,000 gift in recognition of the Royal Tour

2014-21-5 | Media Releases

Earlier today, the Government of Canada announced a $75,000 gift to Let’s Talk Science in recognition of the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall’s Royal Tour of Canada.

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Let’s Talk Science receives $75,000 gift in recognition of the Royal Tour

2014-20-5 | News

On May 21, the Government of Canada announced a $75,000 gift to Let’s Talk Science in recognition of the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall’s Royal Tour of Canada.

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Outreach Volunteers Blog while they Travel

2014-6-5 | News

Springtime is a busy time for many of our Let’s Talk Science volunteers. Across the country post-secondary students are travelling far distances to share their passion for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with children and youth!

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Let’s Talk Science Volunteer Receives Prestigious Governor General Caring Canadian Award

2014-6-4 | News

Dr. Barbara Vanderhyden, Director of Let's Talk Science at the University of Ottawa, received the prestigious Governor General Caring Canadian Award on Monday April 7, 2014 during a special celebration of National Volunteer week at The Ottawa Hospital.

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Hands-on Science at the Little Native Hockey League Tournament

2014-1-4 | News

Between March 10-12, Let’s Talk Science staff and volunteers from Fanshawe College and McMaster University were busy making Gak and optical illusions with over 450 kids at the Little Native Hockey League tournament in Mississauga.

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Let’s Talk Science and Local Industry Underscore Importance of STEM Learning at Board of Trade Luncheon

2014-6-3 | News

The President of Let’s Talk Science, Bonnie Schmidt, Ph.D., was in St. John’s this week to again highlight a 2013 study titled Spotlight on Science Learning: The High Cost of Dropping Science and Math, which outlines how important science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is for students when looking for long-term economic and personal success.

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Let’s Talk Science and Local Industry Underscore Importance of STEM Learning at Board of Trade Luncheon

2014-6-3 | Media Releases

Science and technology are increasingly important to Canada’s and Newfoundland and Labrador’s economic well-being and quality of life. The President of Let’s Talk Science, Bonnie Schmidt, Ph.D., was in St. John’s this week to again highlight a 2013 study titled Spotlight on Science Learning: The High Cost of Dropping Science and Math, which outlines how important science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is for students when looking for long-term economic and personal success.

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Building a Positive STEM Outlook for Today and Tomorrow - Bonnie Schmidt on VOCM Backtalk Call-in

2014-5-3 | News

Bonnie speaks with St. John's Radio station VOCM about the importance of STEM education to our future.

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NextEra Energy Canada announces new partnerships to support educational programs across Ontario

2014-3-3 | Media Releases

NextEra Energy Canada today announced three new partnerships with Canadian organizations that support educational programs across Ontario elementary schools and focus on raising awareness of biodiversity, energy conservation and science education. Earth Rangers, ConserveCanada, and Let’s Talk Science, will each receive $25,000 to support their respective educational programs.

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Our Stories: Science Matters - Susan Knight

2014-7-1 | News

At Let’s Talk Science, we value our advocates of education like Dr. Susan Knight, university chancellor and founder of SHALLAWAY and Festival 500. As an internationally-involved expert on choral music and music education, she knows that science is at the very heart of the music that delights our senses. Watch this video and learn why Dr. Knight is so passionate about access to STEM learning for children and youth.

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Spotlight on Science Learning: The High Cost of Dropping Science and Math

2013-9-10 | News

The cost of dropping out of secondary school science and math courses is significantly high for Canada, according to a new research report released today by Let's Talk Science and made possible by Amgen Canada.

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We’re losing out – new report on science learning reveals the economic burden of discontinuing high school science courses

2013-8-10 | Media Releases

The cost of dropping out of secondary school science and math courses is significantly high for Canada, according to a new research report released today by Let’s Talk Science and made possible by Amgen Canada.

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ADVISORY - Astronaut Chris Hadfield Talks Radiation with Let's Talk Science Students from Airdrie, Alberta

2013-7-3 | Media Releases

Did you know that radiation levels aboard the International Space Station (ISS) are hundreds of times higher than the levels here on Earth? To understand this issue better, Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield is analyzing radiation levels on the ISS through a Canadian experiment called Radi-N2.

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ADVISORY - Let's Talk Science and the Canadian Space Agency launch their collaboration

2012-16-11 | Media Releases

Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen, Let’s Talk Science President Bonnie Schmidt and CBC Quirks & Quarks host Bob McDonald will be at the Science Teachers’ Association of Ontario conference in Toronto on November 17, 2012 to launch a new collaboration devoted to excite and motivate students towards science.

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ADVISORY - National Science & Technology Week blasts off at Britannia

2012-12-10 | Media Releases

National Science and Technology Week blasts off at Britannia Secondary School with space science presentations from Let’s Talk Science and Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen.

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