Public Health Outreach

2014-26-11 | News

Let's Talk Science Outreach volunteers from the University of Guelph have teamed up with Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health to bring hands-on health activities to children and youth in the region.

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Scouts Canada and Let's Talk Science Partner to Encourage STEM Career Growth amongst Canadian Youth

2014-24-11 | Media Releases

Scouts Canada and Let’s Talk Science are joining forces to spark a passion for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) amongst Canadian youth in an effort to combat low interest in pursuing STEM-related careers.

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Science Outreach Through the Eyes of a Volunteer

2014-18-11 | News

Our Outreach program has lasting effects. Along with the impact the volunteers have on children, youth, parents, and educators our volunteers are also gaining new experiences!

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STEM is the future when it comes to careers, but what do Canadian teens really think about it?

2014-4-11 | Media Releases

Science is fun according to almost three quarters of Canadian youth – a number that has more than doubled, from 34 to 72 per cent, in just three years. What’s more is that youth have a huge appreciation for science with 72 per cent believing science offers many different career options and 74 per cent recognizing its importance to adult life. So with interest in and appreciation for science increasing, are youth actually planning to pursue it?

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Welcome Ryerson University

2014-29-10 | News

Welcome to Ryerson University our 41st Let's Talk Science Outreach site!

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Our Stories: Giving inner-city children a voice through science discovery

2014-17-10 | News

Let’s Talk Science can be found at work through diverse communities across Canada, offering rich rewards for both the volunteers who lead events and activities and the children and youth they interact and engage with.

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Our Stories: Isabel’s Story: Finding fulfillment and a career path through science outreach

2014-17-10 | News

Isabel Deslauriers began volunteering with Let’s Talk Science just a few weeks after entering grad school at McGill University. “When I saw a Let’s Talk Science poster in the hallway, I couldn’t believe my luck – it was a perfect opportunity for me!”

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Our Stories: Role modelling & the “science” of asking questions

2014-17-10 | News

Through the Let’s Talk Science Outreach program, our volunteers act as role models for young people across the country by bringing science to their doorsteps and inspiring them to ask questions and try science, hands on.

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Our Stories: Science Matters - Cathy Bennett

2014-16-10 | News

Parents are the first and most important educators in a child’s life. Cathy Bennett, president of Bennett Group of Companies, knows this. Hear more about her belief that exposing children to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and science-based extracurricular activities help develop children’s minds and build future career potential.

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Our Stories: Let's Talk Science 20 Year Anniversary Video (2013)

2014-16-10 | News

In 2013, Let’s Talk Science celebrated 20 years of engaging, inspiring and leading as an organization that prepares youth for their futures through meaningful science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning. This video helps tell the story of our community beginnings and the volunteers, champions, aspirations and determination that has shaped our charitable organization. Thanks to 3M for helping us produce this celebration video.

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Tomatosphere™ Registration Now Open

2014-2-10 | News

Let’s Talk Science is pleased to announce that registration for Tomatosphere™ for the 2014-15 school year is now open

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October Outreach Events

2014-1-10 | Upcoming Events

Our Let's Talk Science Outreach sites have a lot of exciting events going on this month! Check out how they are celebrating Biotechnology Week, Science and Tech Week, Chemistry Week, and Halloween.

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Our Stories: Science Matters - Ryan Snodden

2014-28-9 | News

Being a weather reporter isn’t just about reading out temperatures on live TV – there’s so much more involved. Every day, meteorologists like Ryan Snodden analyze scientific information such as atmospheric pressure and current weather and sky conditions while using computer-based models to forecast the weather that’s headed our way. Learn how science shapes the reports we rely on to prepare for the activities of the day ahead.

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Our Stories: Science Matters - Erin Sulley

2014-28-9 | News

The next time you watch images flickering across your television screen or listen to audio streaming on your mobile device, pause for a moment to consider the science and technology that’s at work in the entertainment industry. Rogers TV Out of the Fog host Erin Sulley explains the key role technology plays in delivering quality programs to the public and the importance of keeping current with ever-changing technologies.

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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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