Let's Talk Science Outreach Fall events

2015-16-9 | Upcoming Events

Volunteers at our Outreach sites are busy this Fall with many public events across Canada.

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

2015-15-9 | 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

2015-4-9 | 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

2015-24-8 | 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

2015-14-7 | 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

2015-1-7 | 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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Shannon Obradovich and Yaying Zhong, Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteers at the University of British Columbia

2015-9-6 | Featured Volunteers

Our volunteers can become mentors to new volunteers. Longtime volunteer, Shannon, and new volunteer, Yaying, are a dynamic Outreach duo at the University of British Columbia

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Local Students Explore Connections Between Hands-on Science Learning Opportunities and Career Pathways

2015-8-6 | Media Releases

More than 150 Northern B.C. students from Kindergarten to Grade 9 and their families from the Peace River region will gather with educators and industry partners at the Let’s Talk Science Extravaganza and Career Fair, from June 9 – 11 to explore learning opportunities and related career pathways in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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

2015-6-6 | Media Releases

This week, approximately 80 volunteer coordinators are attending the Let’s Talk Science National Outreach Conference to receive specialized training for delivering exciting, free, hands-on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities with youth in classrooms and at community events, based at more than 40 universities and colleges across Canada.

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

2015-6-6 | 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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National Conference back again for 2015

2015-28-5 | News

Volunteer coordinators from Outreach sites across Canada gather this week for specialized training, awards and festivities.

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Local students explore, compete and celebrate at 10th Anniversary of Let’s Talk Science Challenge at McMaster University

2015-21-5 | Media Releases

Approximately 220 Grade 6, 7 and 8 students from Hamilton and area schools will unite to explore, compete and celebrate today at the 10th Anniversary of the Let’s Talk Science Challenge at McMaster University where it first began. The event is hosted by Let’s Talk Science, an award-winning national charitable youth development organization.

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Let’s Talk Science receives federal government funding of $12.5 million over five years to greatly expand its science education programs for Canadian youth

2015-21-5 | Media Releases

The Government of Canada today announced it is providing $12.5 million in funding over five years to Let’s Talk Science, a national, charitable education and outreach organization. The funding allows Let’s Talk Science to undertake a transformative change that will kick start a significant expansion of its activities across Canada.

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Let’s Talk Science receives federal government funding of $12.5 million over five years to greatly expand its science education programs for Canadian youth

2015-20-5 | News

Investment allows Let’s Talk Science to expose millions more Canadian youth to science, technology, engineering and math to build their skills for the changing economy

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Tomatosphere™ seeds in orbit

2015-8-5 | News

600,000 Tomatosphere™ seeds now in orbit on board the International Space Station.

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