Summer Camp Science

2017-24-5 | News

Let’s Talk Science Outreach volunteers energized youth with science activities at summer camps across Canada this year.

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Science is Beautiful Winners Announced

2017-24-5 | News

We are proud to announce the finalists and national winner for the Science is Beautiful Art Competition.

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Let’s Talk Science is meeting the NSERC PromoScience mandate

2017-24-5 | News

NSERC PromoScience has announced three years of support for the Let’s Talk Science Outreach program.

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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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Presenting the 2017 Let’s Talk Science Volunteer award finalists

2017-28-4 | News

Volunteering at Let’s Talk Science comes with many benefits, including increased confidence and communication skills. Our volunteers also are encouraged to innovate and bring new ideas to the table.

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Let’s Talk Science Alumni, Deborah Saucier, tackles new role as president of MacEwan University

2017-18-4 | News

Let’s Talk Science congratulates one of our supporters and alumni, Dr. Deborah Saucier, on her new role as president of MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta starting July 1, 2017

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How an astronaut contender benefited from his volunteer work with Let’s Talk Science

2017-10-4 | News

“I think my volunteer work was helpful in the recruitment process. The CSA recognizes the Let’s Talk Science name and knows what it takes to run an activity for them,” says Persad. “It helped to say I volunteer for an organization that brings science to youth and the general public.”

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Let’s Talk Science President Dr. Bonnie Schmidt awarded the 2017 Purvis Memorial Award

2017-30-3 | News

Let’s Talk Science is pleased to announce that President and Founder, Dr. Bonnie Schmidt, is the 2017 recipient of the prestigious Purvis Memorial Award, presented by the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) and awarded at the annual CIC-SCI Canada Awards Dinner in Toronto, Ontario, March 30, 2017.

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Mazen Saleh, Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteer at Laurentian University

2017-27-3 | Featured Volunteers

As a faculty member at Laurentian, Mazen uses his knowledge and experience to inspire high school students during lab tours on campus.

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Shamisa Honarmand, Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteer at McGill University

2017-27-3 | Featured Volunteers

Mentoring high school students is a rewarding experience for both the high school students and the post-secondary volunteers.

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Amanda Obodovsky (Papadimos), Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteer in Calgary, AB

2017-27-3 | Featured Volunteers

Amanda hopes to inspire students to pursue a career in science.

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Linda Jewell, Let’s Talk Science CurioCity and Outreach Volunteer

2017-27-3 | Featured Volunteers

Linda is a long-time Let’s Talk Science volunteer. As an Outreach volunteer, Site Coordinator, and CurioCity volunteer she has been inspiring youth for over a decade.

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