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

2017-23-5 | 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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Canada's national DNA Day is taking place Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

2017-19-5 | Upcoming Events

DNA Day is a unique day where students, teachers, and the public can participate in three different video conferences - two in English and one in French - to connect with Canadian experts to learn about genetics and genomics. This year’s DNA Day, presented by Let’s Talk Science, is taking place on Tuesday, April 25.

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Our Stories: Growing Generosity from Classrooms to Communities

2017-19-5 | News

“At 11 to 13 years of age, my students are young enough to be here when humankind actually succeeds in colonizing other planets,” says David Lauzon. He is committed to teaching them all that he can about plants on earth — and in space. He gently places a seed in one of his student’s hands. “What’s this?” she asks. “Is it going to become a tomato?” When David replies, “No, it is actually going to become 10 or 20 tomatoes and you’re going to watch the whole process,” the look on the young girl’s face is one of absolute wonder…and joy.

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Volunteers make the difference

2017-19-5 | News

This week, we join organizations across Canada to celebrate National Volunteer Week. Most of our Let’s Talk Science programs rely heavily on volunteers as they prepare youth for the future by engaging them online and in person in our science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs. Without our volunteers, much of our work would not be possible.

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Leena AlShenaiber, Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteer at McMaster University

2017-19-5 | Featured Volunteers

Not only does Leena do outreach activities through Let’s Talk Science, she also supports the program’s online presence to help spread the word about the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities.

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