Talk to your kids about future goals

2017-13-7 | Media Releases

An overwhelming 82 per cent of Canadian youth turn to their parents for guidance on making decisions about their education and careers, yet many parents don’t take time to discuss educational goals with their children. Results of a recent Angus Reid study show that, of the 60 per cent of youth who plan to pursue science beyond grade 10, 75 per cent were influenced by their parents to do so.

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Victoria high school students to be forensic anthropologists for a day

2017-13-7 | Media Releases

Approximately 40 Grade 10-12 students are spending Saturday, November 5, with Let’s Talk Science and Department of Anthropology volunteers at the University of Victoria investigating a “crime” by doing realistic hands-on activities that relate to forensic anthropology.

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Empowering Women to Fuel the Future Conference

2017-13-7 | Media Releases

More than 50 Grade 10, 11 and 12 students from high schools in the western school district are participating in a unique, multi-day conference, called Empowering Women to Fuel the Future, to explore the oil and gas industry.

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Let's Talk Science recognized for furthering stem cell education

2017-13-7 | Media Releases

The Genetics Policy Institute is honouring Let’s Talk Science, a London, Ontario, based non-profit science outreach organization, for having positively impacted the advancement of stem cell research at the 7th Annual Stem Cell Action Awards Dinner today at the Pasadena Convention Center.

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Exploring the fun side of Chemistry

2017-13-7 | Media Releases

Let’s Talk Science volunteers will be leading up to 100 kids, ages 5 to 12, through hands-on science activities to learn about chemistry during a drop-in day themed Fizz, Gurgle, Slurp!

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Surviving the shake

2017-13-7 | Media Releases

Toronto youth construct earthquake-proof buildings with the help of Let’s Talk Science volunteers; creations are tested using Quanser’s earthquake simulator.

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Wrapping up B.C. Youth week with chemistry fun for kids

2017-13-7 | Media Releases

Let’s Talk Science volunteers from the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University are hosting a Let’s Talk Science booth at the College of New Caledonia as part of the Prince George Community Science Celebration on Saturday, May 7.

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Immunology Day outreach with UofT volunteers

2017-13-7 | Media Releases

In celebration of World Immunology Day, 30 Let’s Talk Science volunteers from the University of Toronto, St. George campus, will visit 45 Grade 9-12 classes across the Greater Toronto Area on Friday, April 29 to teach students about the immune system.

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UWaterloo hosts young science enthusiasts at All Science Challenge

2017-13-7 | Media Releases

More than 180 students from across Waterloo Region and Woodstock will test their scientific knowledge in a competition at the University of Waterloo next week.

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Bringing conservation science to life for BC youth on Earth Week

2017-13-7 | Media Releases

In celebration of Earth Week, more than 500 kids in remote B.C. communities will learn about energy conservation and safety from Let’s Talk Science Outreach volunteers from Simon Fraser University and the University of British Columbia.

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Prime Minister announces transformational funding for Let’s Talk Science

2017-13-7 | Media Releases

The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, today announced $2 million in funding for Let’s Talk Science, a national, non-profit science outreach organization dedicated to bringing science to life for children and youth across Canada.

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Digging into the past over March Break

2017-13-7 | Media Releases

Let’s Talk Science volunteers will be leading up to 100 kids, ages 5 to 12, through hands-on science activities to learn about dinosaurs and fossils.

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StemCellTalks in Toronto- March 11, 2011

2017-13-7 | Media Releases

More than 150 senior high school biology students will experience a crash course in the ethics and dilemmas surrounding the hot-button issue of stem cell science. Filled with expert-led debates and interactive breakout sessions, the second annual StemCellTalks Symposium aims to create a dialogue among the minds that will soon make their ways into the medical industry.

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Victoria youth to become junior scientists

2017-13-7 | Media Releases

Let’s Talk Science graduate student volunteers from the University of Victoria are hosting fun, interactive hands-on science activity stations for school-aged children and those “young at heart.”

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Let's Talk Science partners with Raytheon Canada

2017-13-7 | Media Releases

Raytheon Canada (NYSE: RTN) has partnered with Let’s Talk Science to engage Canadian youth in science and technology. As an innovative technology and engineering company, Raytheon Canada is keenly aware of the need to motivate young people to continue their studies in science and technology.

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