23 Canadian post-secondary institutions host Let's Talk Science Challenge

2016-22-4 | 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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Canada’s national DNA Day is April 21

2016-19-4 | Upcoming Events

Thursday April 21 is DNA Day in Canada. The annual event, developed by Let’s Talk Science and Genome Alberta, helps young Canadians explore the world of genetics by connecting them with the science community.

This year, DNA Day includes two live-streamed events. The first event focuses on the topic, personalized medicine and features experts from Ontario Genomics, DNAStack, the Ontario Science Centre, SickKids and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. The second event includes experts from the University of Guelph who will discuss topics related to DNA Barcoding.

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2016 Let’s Talk Science Award Finalists

2016-14-4 | 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

2016-6-4 | 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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Simran Diocee, Let’s Talk Science Outreach volunteer at the University of Manitoba

2016-6-4 | Featured Volunteers

Simran has been volunteering with Let’s Talk Science for over 3 years and has had a lot of fun sharing her passion for science with others.

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Heidi Dixon, Let’s Talk Science Outreach volunteer at Memorial University, St. John's Campus

2016-6-4 | Featured Volunteers

Heidi is one of our many volunteers who takes part in multi-day outreach trips to remote communities across Canada. Volunteers can be travelling for Let’s Talk Science anywhere from an afternoon to over a week! Providing equitable access is an important goal for all of Let’s Talk Science’s programs

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Luc Denis, CurioCity volunteer

2016-6-4 | Featured Volunteers

Luc is a volunteer for the online program CurioCity.

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Heather E. McFarlane, Let’s Talk Science Outreach volunteer and Tomatosphere™ volunteer

2016-6-4 | Featured Volunteers

After taking part in the Let’s Talk Science Outreach program in Canada, Heather continues to stay involved with Let’s Talk Science from Australia!

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Kelly Resmer, CurioCity Volunteer and Let’s Talk Science Outreach Alumna from Dalhousie University

2016-6-4 | Featured Volunteers

Kelly has volunteered with a variety of Let’s Talk Science programs. At Let’s Talk Science, we like to stay connected with our volunteers and volunteer alumni.

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Carlo Cilia, Let’s Talk Science Outreach volunteer at the University of Saskatchewan

2016-6-4 | Featured Volunteers

Carlo started volunteering with Let’s Talk Science this year, and his efforts are already making an impact!

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

2016-6-4 | 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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Congratulations to the 11 Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge Finalists!

2016-21-3 | 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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Partner Spotlight: Dr. Mark Abrahams, Professor and Dean of Science, Memorial University

2016-6-3 | 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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Take part in public outreach events this March

2016-1-3 | Upcoming Events

Let's Talk Science Outreach volunteers will be taking part in numerous public events this March. Continue reading for a listing of public events.

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Let’s Talk Science Outreach, Regional Conference – 2016

2016-22-2 | 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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