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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Re-discovering your passion through volunteering

2018-20-9 | News

If you want to learn more about volunteer opportunities with Let’s Talk Science, check out highlights at,, or

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STEM Activities this Fall from Let’s Talk Science

2018-17-9 | News

It’s back to school and that means excited students, parents and Let’s Talk Science Outreach sites! This fall, we’ve got plenty of opportunities for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning in your area.

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NOVA Chemicals announces a $500,000 investment in STEM education for Canadian children through Let’s Talk Science

2018-13-9 | Media Releases

NOVA Chemicals today announced a $500,000 investment over five years in Let’s Talk Science as part of its commitment to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education for Canadian children. The investment will ensure that Canadian children have access to free, hands-on STEM-enrichment activities.

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Let’s Talk Science President Dr. Bonnie Schmidt named Specially Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

2018-13-9 | News

On September 11, The Royal Society of Canada and its Members announced this year’s new Fellows, and named the incoming class of The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

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Retired Canadian Space Agency astronaut, Robert Thirsk helps announce SAP’s investment in Let’s Talk Science and young digital talent in Canada

2018-12-9 | Media Releases

SAP Canada announces a $300,000 investment in Let’s Talk Science and a commitment to developing the digital literacy skills of Canadian youth. 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.

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Congratulations to the 2018 Winners of the Science is Beautiful Contest

2018-20-8 | News

Congratulations to Élyse D'Aoust, Isabelle Roy and Alyssa Gauthier from Collège Catholique Samuel-Genest for winning the fifth Science is Beautiful contest.

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Yotakahron Christa Jonathan, Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteer at McMaster University

2018-20-8 | Featured Volunteers

Yotakahron was able to pursue her interests in travel, health, and encouraging Indigenous students as a volunteer with Let’s Talk Science Outreach.

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