Canada 2067 - Shaping youth learning in science, technology, engineering and math

2017-31-5 | News

Canada 2067 will bring together educators, businesses, governments, community groups, parents and youth to develop new framework for learning for the next 50 years.

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Let’s Talk Science’s Champion Dinner recognizes former board chair Dr. Mark Poznansky

2017-31-5 | News

On Tuesday, September 20, Let’s Talk Science staff and special guests – including Ontario Minister of Education Mitzie Hunter – recognized Dr. Mark Poznansky’s significant contribution to the organization from becoming a board director in 2003 to serving as the organization’s board chair from 2008 to 2012.

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Tomatosphere™ launches new website for 2016-2017 school year

2017-30-5 | News

In September, educators visiting Tomatosphere™ will notice a new look to the program’s website.

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For Over 20 years, Grade 4 Teacher Provides “Out-Of-This-World” Experience for Students

2017-30-5 | News

One student develops a keen interest in space and decides she wants to be a pilot when she grows up…

Another child discovers a love of gardening by tending the tiny plants…

And a 10-year-old boy finds that working with his classmates helps him relate to them…

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Let’s Talk Science Welcomes David Lapides as new Vice President, Programs

2017-30-5 | News

This summer Let’s Talk Science welcomed David Lapides as Vice President of Programs.  In this new position in the organization David will lead the teams responsible for the design, development and delivery of programs and services for Preschool to Grade 12 educators and their students. This includes IdeaPark, TomatosphereTM, CurioCity, Let’s Talk Science Outreach and the Let’s Talk Science Challenge, along with their French counterparts.

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Sparking a love of science and self

2017-30-5 | News

Let’s Talk Science has impact beyond experiments.

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Congratulations to Eric – the 2016 Science is Beautiful Contest Winner

2017-30-5 | News

Science is Beautiful is an annual art contest put on by multiple Let’s Talk Science Outreach sites across Canada. Aiming to highlight the integration of art within science and the science in art, students submit art pieces that connect to various science fields.

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Students Step into Virtual STEM Careers with Let’s Talk Science

2017-30-5 | News

New videos at CurioCity take students to new heights, depths and a virtual world to explore career pathways

If students could experience a career virtually, would that open their minds to further education and help them explore potential career pathways? That’s the question behind Let’s Talk Science’s new “Step into Your STEM Career” series of videos at ExploreCurioCity.org.

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Students connect with genetics experts during DNA Day

2017-30-5 | News

“This is my best friend Dan,” stated Marc Fiume, CEO and co-founder of DNAStack, as he pointed to his presentation featuring a photo of his friend. “He has cystic fibrosis, which is a recessive disorder… Dan has undergone two lung transplants in his life. In order to treat patients like Dan, it’s really important for us to understand the human genome.”

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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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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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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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