Celebrating Women in STEM this International Women’s Day

2018-5-3 | News

March 8 is International Women’s Day; a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. At Let’s Talk Science, we believe it’s essential to connect youth with female role models working in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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CanCode Funding Announcement with Minister Kirsty Duncan

2018-13-2 | News

Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan joined Dr. Bonnie Schmidt, President of Let’s Talk Science at Etobicoke’s North Kipling Junior Middle School in January to celebrate the announcement of $50 million in CanCode funding.

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Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge returns for classrooms across Canada!

2018-5-2 | News

On February 1, the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge was officially launched for Grade 6-12 classrooms across Canada.

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Let’s Talk Science connects Volunteers with STEM Professionals

2018-31-1 | News

Former Let’s Talk Science Volunteers participate in livestreamed panel on STEM careers

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Healthy habits start with STEM in Sandy Lake

2018-24-1 | News

In April 2017, Let’s Talk Science Outreach students from the University of Toronto St. George site, Alexa, Dhekra, Sam, and Candice, travelled to the Sandy Lake Native Reserve in northwestern Ontario to help facilitate the Sandy Lake Health and Diabetes Outreach project.

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Student’s experience with Let’s Talk Science sparks motivation to give back

2018-16-1 | News

It was an evening of intense pride for Raya Porter and her 13 other colleagues at Element 83 – their student-run company, facilitated by Junior Achievement of Waterloo Region’s Company Program.

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Spooky Science

2017-26-10 | News, Upcoming Events

For many, the month of October is all about spooky, fun, fall activities and if you ask any child (or adult with an inner child) they are probably already excited for Halloween and all the tricks and treats that come with it.

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Congratulations Dan Ruddy and students – Winners of the 2017 Science is Beautiful Contest

2017-22-9 | News

Dan Ruddy, a science teacher from St. Matthew Catholic High School in Ottawa, Ontario, and his students are the proud winners of the Science is Beautiful contest, put on by select Let’s Talk Science Outreach sites. Ruddy’s classroom entry was chosen in this cross Canada competition.

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The Importance of STEM Role Models

2017-7-9 | News

Next to parents and educators, role models and mentors have the most significant influence over the choices youth make on schooling decisions and future work options.

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Let’s Talk Science Joins with You Be the Chemist® Canada

2017-5-9 | News

Let’s Talk Science is pleased to announce our newest collaboration with You Be the Chemist® Canada (YBTC Canada).

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Let’s Talk Science President Dr. Bonnie Schmidt responds to Coding is the new cursive writing

2017-24-7 | News

In support of Kelly Lovell’s “Coding is the new cursive writing – and we have to embrace it” (July 23), I encourage all Canadians to join efforts to shape learning opportunities for kids.

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Let’s Talk Science president Dr. Bonnie Schmidt awarded the C21 Shifting Minds Award for Leadership and Innovation

2017-21-7 | News

On July 19, Let’s Talk Science President and Founder, Dr. Bonnie Schmidt accepted the prestigious C21 Shifting Minds Award for Leadership and Innovation at the C21 Canada Summit 150 in Charlottetown, P.E.I.

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Let’s Talk Science’s Trip to Nepal

2017-19-7 | News

This year, Let’s Talk Science Outreach made an international impact on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in Nepal thanks to volunteer Serena McDiarmid. During her undergraduate program at the University of Waterloo, McDiarmid discovered her passion for science, volunteerism and education when she began volunteering for Let’s Talk Science Outreach in 2013.

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Let’s Talk Science reaches 5 million with STEM

2017-29-6 | News

As Canada celebrates its 150th birthday, Let’s Talk Science is also celebrating a significant milestone – we have now inspired more than 5 million children, youth, educators and members of the general public with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)!

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Planting the seeds of a dream for new NASA Astronaut

2017-26-6 | News

At an event on June 7, NASA announced 12 new astronaut candidates, its largest astronaut class since 2000. At the announcement, candidate Loral O'Hara spoke of her participation in an early form of what is now the Tomatosphere™ program when she was in Grade 2.

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