Celebrating biodiversity through hands-on science

2017-13-7 | Media Releases

In celebration of the International Year of Biodiversity, Let’s Talk Science volunteers from the University of Toronto, in partnership with the Royal Canadian Institute for the Advancement of Science, will be leading up to 100 kids, ages 6 – 12, through hands-on science activities relating to the ecosystem and biodiversity.

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Grande Prairie youth learn about DNA and electricity using fruit

2017-13-7 | Media Releases

Let’s Talk Science volunteers from the University of Alberta will be at the Grande Prairie Public Library to lead youth and their families in exciting hands-on activities.

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High school students simulate earthquakes, learn how quicksand works

2017-13-7 | Media Releases

As part of National Science and Technology Week, a Let’s Talk Science graduate student volunteer will visit Leo Hayes High School on October 22, from 3:45 to 5 p.m., to involve science club students in hands-on activities related to earthquakes, plate tectonics and quicksand.

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Let’s Talk Science to mobilize thousands of university students during National Science & Technology Week

2017-13-7 | Media Releases

Let’s Talk Science volunteers will be doing hands-on activities in classrooms, libraries and community settings across the country this National Science & Technology Week (NSTW) to get kids excited and interested in science, engineering and technology.

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"Little Hands" cooking classes

2017-13-7 | Media Releases

Loblaw Cooking Schools in collaboration with Let's Talk Science is launching science-based "Little Hands" cooking classes designed for children ages 3 to 5, in select Superstore locations across Ontario. Parents and children can work together to explore and taste foods, understand the importance of produce, while learning basic scientific concepts through food preparation and mixing ingredients.

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Rockets and slime at the Winchester Dairyfest!

2017-13-7 | Media Releases

Let’s Talk Science volunteers will be participating in the Winchester Dairyfest on Saturday, August 8 to engage local children and youth in hands-on science activities.

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Parry Sound youth to make slime and pop rockets

2017-13-7 | Media Releases

Let’s Talk Science Partnership Program volunteers from the University of Toronto, Mississauga will visit the Parry Sound Public Library on Wednesday, June 10 to engage local children and youth in hands-on science activities.

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Adam Bly to speak at Let's Talk Science 15th Anniversary Celebration

2017-13-7 | Media Releases

Science is transforming all facets of Canadian culture – from politics to design. Adam Bly, Founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Seed Media Group, will share his vision for a cultural shift toward science literacy in the 21st century at the 15th Anniversary Dinner celebration of Let’s Talk Science.

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All Science Challenge, University of Toronto

2017-13-7 | Media Releases

Join us for the All Science Challenge – a science quiz competition for Grade 6, 7 and 8 students from over 15 schools in the greater Toronto area. Designed by students for students, it’s a fun-filled day of competition and camaraderie that’s part of a nationwide program to excite and inspire the next generation of scientists.

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Mitchell youth make slime and measure wind speed during Science Night

2017-13-7 | Media Releases

Let’s Talk Science Partnership Program volunteers from The University of Western Ontario will be doing hands-on science activities for students in Grades K to 6 during the annual Science Night at Mitchell Public School on April 21.

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Learning and Leading Together – Let’s Talk Science National Outreach Conference

2017-13-7 | News

The annual Let’s Talk Science Outreach conference will be held in London, Ontario from May 31 to June 4, 2017. Over the four days, Let’s Talk Science Outreach Coordinators from all across Canada will gather to connect, learn, strengthen their leadership skills and celebrate their successes from the past year.

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High school students solve a mystery aboard the Chi-Cheemaun ferry

2017-7-7 | Media Releases

Let’s Talk Science Partnership Program volunteers from the University of Guelph will assist Grade 7 to 12 students in solving a crime scene mystery on the ferry boat Chi-Cheemaun during the Bluewater Regional Science & Technology Fair, April 1 at Bayshore in Owen Sound.

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Alliston youth to explore wonders of water and weather this rainy March Break

2017-7-7 | Media Releases

Let’s Talk Science Partnership Program volunteers from the University of Toronto will visit the Memorial Branch of New Tecumseth Public Library on Monday, March 16 to engage local children and youth in hands-on science activities.

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Tianna Koreman, Let’s Talk Science Outreach volunteer at Western University (previously UBC)

2017-6-6 | Featured Volunteers

Tianna has volunteered across the country with Let’s Talk Science – in British Columbia, Ontario, and even the Yukon

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Billy Nicoll, Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteer in Cambridge Bay, NU

2017-6-6 | Featured Volunteers

In the northern territory of Nunavut, Billy provides a fun atmosphere that brings relevant science to life for students.

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