Happy National Volunteer Week!

2019-8-4 | Featured Volunteers, News

Whether it’s inspiring discovery in a classroom, preparing activities behind the scenes or communicating advancements in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through writing articles – our volunteers make an enormous impact on the lives they touch. This past year, they’ve reached over 300,000 youth and contributed an amazing 55,000 hours.

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Let’s Talk Science integrating science and coding into Canadian classrooms

2019-29-3 | Media Releases

(Toronto, ON) As technology disrupts nearly all aspects of work and life, efforts are mounting to prepare students for work and citizen demands in an information era. Let’s Talk Science has developed an exciting national classroom experiment, Living Space, in partnership with the Canadian Space Agency and with funding support from CanCode.

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Government of Canada invests in Let’s Talk Science and the future of Canadian youth

2019-20-3 | News

Let’s Talk Science thanks the Government of Canada for its renewed commitment in our work. Budget 2019 announced an investment of $10 million over two years to Let’s Talk Science, thereby extending its current commitment to 2022.

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Bayer Inc. investing $500,000 in STEM education for Canadian youth through Let’s Talk Science

2019-6-3 | Media Releases

Bayer Inc. a Canadian leader in life sciences, is excited to announce a $500,000 investment over four years to Let’s Talk Science, an award-winning organization focused on helping youth thrive as citizens in a workforce increasingly shaped by science and technology.

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Historic investments in Canada’s space program

2019-1-3 | Media Releases

What an incredible day for the future of space exploration and Canadians! Let’s Talk Science was honoured to be at the Canadian Space Agency to hear firsthand about Canada’s investment of $2 Billion in space and what that means for the future.

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Meryem Berrada, Let’s Talk Science Outreach volunteer at University of Western Ontario

2019-27-2 | Featured Volunteers

Meryem has been inspiring youth in STEM through outreach activities with Let’s Talk Science since 2017.

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Celebrating International Day of Women & Girls in Science by inspiring the next generation of women

2019-12-2 | Media Releases

(Toronto, ON) Over 400 Grade 9-11 girls from St. Joseph’s College School in Toronto had the opportunity to hear from inspirational women as part of Let’s Talk Science’s celebration for International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Students were able to listen and ask questions from young women in different areas of the science industry.

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STEM Activities this Winter from Let’s Talk Science

2019-8-1 | News

Find science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities that are as unique as your students! This winter, you’re invited to partake in engaging STEM events for Canadians of all ages through Let’s Talk Science Outreach.

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Erica Mitchell, Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteer at University of Winnipeg

2018-20-12 | Featured Volunteers

Erica loves inspiring youth and other volunteers to explore science, technology, engineering and math. As well, Erica enjoys the challenge of breaking down high-level biology concepts so that they’re easily understandable to younger children.

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Building Equity and Inclusion to Support STEM Learning in Canada

2018-27-11 | Media Releases

(Ottawa, ON) Canadian education is among the best in the world, but we cannot be complacent. On November 27, the Canadian Commission of UNESCO and Let’s Talk Science convened diverse stakeholders for a provocative discussion about equity and inclusion as it relates to STEM learning, and measures that can be taken at all levels of elementary, secondary and post-secondary education.

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Media Literacy - Credibility where it counts

2018-2-11 | News

Video is a powerful medium for learning. Whether it’s helping spark a conversation, teaching a concept, or reaching a student who’s a visual learner; video has a strong impact.

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November is Career Awareness Month - “What do you want to be when you grow up?”

2018-31-10 | News

Canadian youth need our help to understand the implication of closing doors. Societies are changing. The emergence of new technologies is disrupting how businesses operate and interact with their customers, how people work and the careers they pursue, and even how citizens relate to their governments.

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How can I make Big Data relevant to my students?

2018-30-10 | News

Big Data is essentially the use of extremely large data sets that may be analyzed computationally to reveal patterns, trends, and associations, especially relating to human behavior and interactions.

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Jessica Wilson, Let's Talk Science Outreach Volunteer at Dalhousie University

2018-29-10 | Featured Volunteers

Jessica was inspired by a Let’s Talk Science event in high school to pursue her current major in Microbiology and Immunology. Volunteering with Let’s Talk Science has provided an opportunity for Jessica to make the same impact on kids!

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New Kids Series Focuses on Cool Careers in STEM!

2018-19-10 | News

When I Grow Up! is TVOKids’ latest television series for children ages 6-11. The new show produced by Riverbank Pictures is all about inspiring our future leaders and helping kids make the connection between their interests, education and the exciting array of careers that use science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Viewers follow Mikaela on her quest to determine what she wants to be when she grows up. Her adventures are fuelled by her curiosity and a passion for STEM.

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