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Gander Academy Science and Technology Days

October 22, 2014

Tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary of Gander Academy Science and Technology days!

Let’s Talk Science Outreach volunteers from Memorial University travel to Gander, NL each year to help celebrate and excite students about science and technology along with local visitors.

“We’re really excited to be participating in this event!” says Heidi Kavanagh, rural coordinator for Let’s Talk Science Outreach at MUN. “Working with Gander Academy and Naomi Young, the chair of the event, has been a pleasure. You can see the dedication of the teachers to providing a meaningful, exciting day full of science and technology!”

For over a decade Let’s Talk Science Outreach has been involved in the excitement of this event. Our volunteers will be reaching over 1000 students from Kindergarten up to Grade 6 over the next 2 days with a variety of hands-on activities about paleontology, engineering, electricity and more!

For more information on how to bring Let’s Talk Science Outreach to you, visit: letstalkscience.ca/contact-us/outreach-sites

Rural outreach in Newfoundland and Labrador is supported in part by Hibernia Management and Development Company. For a full list of Let's Talk Science's supporters, go here: letstalkscience.ca/supporters.

 

Tomatosphere™ Registration Now Open

Let’s Talk Science is pleased to announced that registration for Tomatosphere™ for the 2014-15 school year is now open. Educators keen to give their K-12 students an out-of-this-world science experience are invited to register online.

As a member of the consortium of partners that offers the award-winning program, Let’s Talk Science has now officially taken over operations of Tomatosphere™. This exciting program uses space as the hook to engage your students in scientific experimentation and inquiry.

Educators are invited to find out more details on how to enroll their classes in Tomatosphere™ and to register online for seeds for the 2014-15 school year by visiting the Tomatosphere™ website.

Teaching resources can also be found on the site. Seeds will be distributed in February/March 2015 so that classrooms can begin their Tomatosphere™ experiments in the Spring.

Let’s Talk Science is proud to now offer Tomatosphere™ among its offering of engaging, national programs and services.

 
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