Our Stories: Science Matters - Jamie Long

2014-28-9 | News

Industry supporters and champions are well positioned to plant the seed of interest in STEM learning early on. In this video clip, Jamie Long, president of Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. shares his keen interest in cultivating young people’s interest in STEM and watching it grow into future career potential – careers that will be in demand in coming years in major industries like oil and gas.

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IdeaPark Summer Institutes engage educators

2014-11-9 | News

This summer, 120 early years and K-3 educators participated in IdeaPark Summer Institutes in Ontario and Newfoundland and Labrador.

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New Report sheds light on Science Culture in Canada

2014-29-8 | News

The Council of Canadian Academies’ report, Science Culture: Where Canada Stands, was released today. The report helps to paint the clearest picture of Canada’s science culture and science culture support system in 25 years.

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Let’s Talk Science Celebrates National Aboriginal Day, FNMI Contributors

2014-20-6 | News

In celebration of National Aboriginal Solidarity Day on June 21st, 2014, Let’s Talk Science is delighted to showcase some of our inspirational FNMI contributors and supporters.

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Niá:wen Linda Cree – Thank you for all your support!

2014-18-6 | News

As she moves on to other adventures in her life, Let’s Talk Science would like to thank Linda Cree for all of her advice and input as a part of our Let’s Talk Science National Aboriginal Advisory Council.

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Let’s Talk Science partners with Skills Canada

2014-6-6 | News

Let’s Talk Science is delighted to be participating in the national Skills Canada competition taking place this week in Mississauga, Ontario.

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Out of this World! Let’s Talk Science joins Tomatosphere Consortium

2014-1-6 | News

Let’s Talk Science is delighted to announce that we are now part of the consortium that offers the award-winning program Tomatosphere™, which uses the excitement of space exploration as a context for teaching students the skills and processes of science experimentation and inquiry.

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Canadian post-secondary students recognized by Let’s Talk Science Awards

2014-30-5 | News

On May 31st, Let’s Talk Science recognized three outstanding volunteers during its annual national training conference in London, Ontario.

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New Summer Institutes offered in Ontario, Newfoundland & Labrador

2014-28-5 | News

Join us for a Summer Institute – Extending and Engaging Students’ Thinking.

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Let’s Talk Science receives $75,000 gift in recognition of the Royal Tour

2014-20-5 | News

On May 21, the Government of Canada announced a $75,000 gift to Let’s Talk Science in recognition of the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall’s Royal Tour of Canada.

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Outreach Volunteers Blog while they Travel

2014-6-5 | News

Springtime is a busy time for many of our Let’s Talk Science volunteers. Across the country post-secondary students are travelling far distances to share their passion for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with children and youth!

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Let’s Talk Science Volunteer Receives Prestigious Governor General Caring Canadian Award

2014-6-4 | News

Dr. Barbara Vanderhyden, Director of Let's Talk Science at the University of Ottawa, received the prestigious Governor General Caring Canadian Award on Monday April 7, 2014 during a special celebration of National Volunteer week at The Ottawa Hospital.

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Hands-on Science at the Little Native Hockey League Tournament

2014-1-4 | News

Between March 10-12, Let’s Talk Science staff and volunteers from Fanshawe College and McMaster University were busy making Gak and optical illusions with over 450 kids at the Little Native Hockey League tournament in Mississauga.

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Let’s Talk Science and Local Industry Underscore Importance of STEM Learning at Board of Trade Luncheon

2014-6-3 | News

The President of Let’s Talk Science, Bonnie Schmidt, Ph.D., was in St. John’s this week to again highlight a 2013 study titled Spotlight on Science Learning: The High Cost of Dropping Science and Math, which outlines how important science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is for students when looking for long-term economic and personal success.

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Building a Positive STEM Outlook for Today and Tomorrow - Bonnie Schmidt on VOCM Backtalk Call-in

2014-5-3 | News

Bonnie speaks with St. John's Radio station VOCM about the importance of STEM education to our future.

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