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

2014-6-3 | Media Releases

Science and technology are increasingly important to Canada’s and Newfoundland and Labrador’s economic well-being and quality of life. 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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NextEra Energy Canada announces new partnerships to support educational programs across Ontario

2014-3-3 | Media Releases

NextEra Energy Canada today announced three new partnerships with Canadian organizations that support educational programs across Ontario elementary schools and focus on raising awareness of biodiversity, energy conservation and science education. Earth Rangers, ConserveCanada, and Let’s Talk Science, will each receive $25,000 to support their respective educational programs.

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Our Stories: Science Matters - Susan Knight

2014-7-1 | News

At Let’s Talk Science, we value our advocates of education like Dr. Susan Knight, university chancellor and founder of SHALLAWAY and Festival 500. As an internationally-involved expert on choral music and music education, she knows that science is at the very heart of the music that delights our senses. Watch this video and learn why Dr. Knight is so passionate about access to STEM learning for children and youth.

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Spotlight on Science Learning: The High Cost of Dropping Science and Math

2013-9-10 | News

The cost of dropping out of secondary school science and math courses is significantly high for Canada, according to a new research report released today by Let's Talk Science and made possible by Amgen Canada.

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We’re losing out – new report on science learning reveals the economic burden of discontinuing high school science courses

2013-8-10 | Media Releases

The cost of dropping out of secondary school science and math courses is significantly high for Canada, according to a new research report released today by Let’s Talk Science and made possible by Amgen Canada.

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ADVISORY - Astronaut Chris Hadfield Talks Radiation with Let's Talk Science Students from Airdrie, Alberta

2013-7-3 | Media Releases

Did you know that radiation levels aboard the International Space Station (ISS) are hundreds of times higher than the levels here on Earth? To understand this issue better, Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield is analyzing radiation levels on the ISS through a Canadian experiment called Radi-N2.

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ADVISORY - Let's Talk Science and the Canadian Space Agency launch their collaboration

2012-16-11 | Media Releases

Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen, Let’s Talk Science President Bonnie Schmidt and CBC Quirks & Quarks host Bob McDonald will be at the Science Teachers’ Association of Ontario conference in Toronto on November 17, 2012 to launch a new collaboration devoted to excite and motivate students towards science.

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ADVISORY - National Science & Technology Week blasts off at Britannia

2012-12-10 | Media Releases

National Science and Technology Week blasts off at Britannia Secondary School with space science presentations from Let’s Talk Science and Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen.

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Canada could be left behind in the innovation economy, reveals new report on science learning

2012-5-6 | Media Releases

A report released today by Amgen Canada and Let’s Talk Science reveals that creating a large pool of science-based talent is crucial to keeping Canada competitive and Canadians employed.

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Local students compete and put their science knowledge to the test at the All Science Challenge hosted by Western University

2012-3-5 | Media Releases

On May 3rd, approximately 300 Grade 6, 7 and 8 students from 11 schools in London and the surrounding area will compete in the All Science Challenge at Western University.

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Monsanto Fund's investment in Let's Talk Science

2012-26-4 | Media Releases

Today, the Monsanto Fund announced a $76,000 investment in Let’s Talk Science, a national, non-profit, science outreach organization. The investment allows Let’s Talk Science to support the current and future needs of Grade 8-12 educators in rural areas and develop web-based programs and services to match these needs.

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Hibernia invests in Let's Talk Science

2012-28-2 | Media Releases

Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. (HMDC), operator of the Hibernia platform, announced today that it has invested $1.9 million to support Let’s Talk Science, a national, charitable science outreach organization, in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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