Partner Spotlight: Dr. Mark Abrahams, Professor and Dean of Science, Memorial University

2017-30-5 | News

Dr. Abrahams shares his view on how the Let’s Talk Science partnership at Memorial University helps post-secondary student’s skill development while making science relevant and accessible to youth who may never have considered the possibility of pursuing a science-related career.

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Let’s Talk Science Outreach, Regional Conference – 2016

2017-30-5 | News

Every year our Let’s Talk Science Outreach Coordinators attend a two day workshop that provides opportunities for skill development.

This year we asked them to share their experience on video.

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Creating Connections and Contagious Enthusiasm for Science

2017-30-5 | News

“EVERY single one of my students who has participated in the Let’s Talk Science Challenge will tell you that it is exciting, fun and that they can’t wait until next year to do it again.”
Geralyn Manion, Educator Grade 5 to 8 gifted program - Holy Name, TCDSB

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Université de Moncton joins Let’s Talk Science Outreach

2017-30-5 | News

(Moncton, NB) On November 11, 2015 the Let’s Talk Science team welcomed Université de Moncton as our 42nd national Outreach site.

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Let’s Talk Science volunteers experience Koeye Culture and Science Camp off central BC coast

2017-30-5 | News

In August of 2015, Let's Talk Science volunteers joined with Raincoast Conservation Foundation) on a voyage to Koeye River, a remote First Nations community on British Colombia's central coast, to help facilitate and participate at the Koeye Culture and Science Camp camp run for local youth. Let's Talk Science has been taking part in this venture for many years in the past through Let's Talk Science at the University of Victoria. The following blog was written by research associate Marlie van Roy and Science Outreach Communicator Lori Waters of the Raincoast Conservation Foundation, and retells the story of the crews week at camp.

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Let’s Talk Science community events bring science to life

2017-30-5 | News

On October 24th, Let’s Talk Science Outreach at the University of Guelph held their first School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, an event run annually at several Let’s Talk Science locations across the country. The volunteer team saw over 750 children, youth and parents throughout the day, all wanting to learn more about the science behind magic.

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Let’s Talk Science, University of Manitoba Wins 2015 Outstanding Science Organization Award

2017-30-5 | News

On Friday, October 23rd Let's Talk Science at the University of Manitoba received the 2015 Outstanding Science Organization Award from the Science Teacher Association of Manitoba (STAM).

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Let’s Talk Science supports student engagement through Canada’s Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge

2017-30-5 | News

Students in Grades 6 through 12 will have a chance to develop their 21st century skills in a new project-based national education challenge. The Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge is designed to inspire students to reach their full potential and help better their communities by identifying and solving real-world problems with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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Partnering with Frontier College

2017-29-5 | News

We are working with Frontier College to inspire young minds.

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Our Stories: TVO’s Pat Ellingson on Getting Kids Ready for School and Life

2017-29-5 | News

Twenty years ago, Pat Ellingson stepped into the role of Creative Head, Children’s Programming at TVOKids. In partnership with Let’s Talk Science, Pat’s vision has led the way for TVOKids to help families explore and discover the science in our everyday lives with innovative and award-winning children’s programs. As Pat closes a chapter of her career at TVOKids, she shares her insights on why science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning is so critical for children.

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The Father of Let’s Talk Science

2017-29-5 | News

On Thursday, August 27, Let’s Talk Science lost a dear friend, leader, supporter and visionary – our founding board chairman, Dr. Mitchell Baran. Dr. Baran was CEO of Trudell Medical Group, a successful global health devices business based in London, and a generous yet humble philanthropist.

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Outreach at Edmonton Heritage Festival

2017-29-5 | News

Let's Talk Science Outreach at the University of Alberta spent 3 days in Edmonton at the Servus Heritage Festival.

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Canadian Light Source Synchrotron takes Tomatosphere™ to the Next Level

2017-29-5 | News

Imagine examining the tomato plants grown from space seeds at a molecular level with a team of real-life scientists. That was the experience of five students from Lloydminster Comprehensive High School in Lloydminster Alberta in June.

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Let’s Talk Science President Dr. Bonnie Schmidt receives one of Canada’s highest honours

2017-26-5 | News

On July 1st, Let's Talk Science President and Founder, Dr. Bonnie Schmidt was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada.

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Let’s Talk Science volunteer awards celebrate Canadian post-secondary students’ dedication to science outreach

2017-26-5 | News

Curtis McCloskey of University of Ottawa and Rachel Ward-Maxwell of McMaster University take home this year’s coveted national volunteer awards.

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