Let's Talk Science Partners with Math Science Special Interest Council

2017-14-7 | Media Releases

Let’s Talk Science, a national, charitable education and outreach organization has partnered with the NLTA’s Math/Science Special Interest Council to present a lunch and learn for senior administrators, as well as a keynote address to educators highlighting the importance of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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Scouts Canada and Let's Talk Science Partner to Encourage STEM Career Growth amongst Canadian Youth

2017-14-7 | Media Releases

Scouts Canada and Let’s Talk Science are joining forces to spark a passion for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) amongst Canadian youth in an effort to combat low interest in pursuing STEM-related careers.

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STEM is the future when it comes to careers, but what do Canadian teens really think about it?

2017-14-7 | Media Releases

Science is fun according to almost three quarters of Canadian youth – a number that has more than doubled, from 34 to 72 per cent, in just three years. What’s more is that youth have a huge appreciation for science with 72 per cent believing science offers many different career options and 74 per cent recognizing its importance to adult life. So with interest in and appreciation for science increasing, are youth actually planning to pursue it?

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Canadian post-secondary students recognized by Let’s Talk Science Awards

2017-14-7 | Media Releases

Let’s Talk Science a national, charitable organization that engages children, youth and educators in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) has recognized three outstanding volunteers during its annual national training conference today in London, Ontario.

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

2017-14-7 | 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 and Local Industry Underscore Importance of STEM Learning at Board of Trade Luncheon

2017-14-7 | 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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NextEra Energy Canada announces new partnerships to support educational programs across Ontario

2017-14-7 | 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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We’re losing out – new report on science learning reveals the economic burden of discontinuing high school science courses

2017-14-7 | 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

2017-14-7 | 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

2017-14-7 | 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

2017-14-7 | 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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Canada could be left behind in the innovation economy, reveals new report on science learning

2017-14-7 | Media Releases

A report released today by Amgen Canada and Let’s Talk Science reveals that creating a large pool of science-based talent is crucial to keeping Canada competitive and Canadians employed.

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Local students compete and put their science knowledge to the test at the All Science Challenge hosted by Western University

2017-14-7 | Media Releases

On May 3rd, approximately 300 Grade 6, 7 and 8 students from 11 schools in London and the surrounding area will compete in the All Science Challenge at Western University.

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Monsanto Fund's investment in Let's Talk Science

2017-14-7 | Media Releases

Today, the Monsanto Fund announced a $76,000 investment in Let’s Talk Science, a national, non-profit, science outreach organization. The investment allows Let’s Talk Science to support the current and future needs of Grade 8-12 educators in rural areas and develop web-based programs and services to match these needs.

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Hibernia invests in Let's Talk Science

2017-13-7 | Media Releases

Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. (HMDC), operator of the Hibernia platform, announced today that it has invested $1.9 million to support Let’s Talk Science, a national, charitable science outreach organization, in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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