Let’s Talk Science volunteer grateful for the chance to give back

2017-5-6 | News

At the Saskatoon Regional Science Fair, Let’s Talk Science volunteer Kezia Fourie strides among the displays. As she listens to the students’ ideas, offers encouragement and judges their projects, she’s transported back to a time when she stood excitedly in their shoes.

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Learning and Leading Together – Let’s Talk Science National Outreach Conference

2017-1-6 | News

The annual Let’s Talk Science Outreach conference will be held in London, Ontario from May 31 to June 4, 2017. Over the four days, Let’s Talk Science Outreach Coordinators from all across Canada will gather to connect, learn, strengthen their leadership skills and celebrate their successes from the past year.

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Tomatosphere™ launches new website for 2016-2017 school year

2017-30-5 | News

In September, educators visiting Tomatosphere™ will notice a new look to the program’s website.

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Over 3,000 students take the Let’s Talk Science Challenge

2017-24-5 | News

With 3,121 students forming 821 teams, and accompanied by 262 teachers at 23 universities and colleges across Canada, the Let’s Talk Science Challenge certainly made a splash this year!

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Summer Camp Science

2017-24-5 | News

Let’s Talk Science Outreach volunteers energized youth with science activities at summer camps across Canada this year.

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Science is Beautiful Winners Announced

2017-24-5 | News

We are proud to announce the finalists and national winner for the Science is Beautiful Art Competition.

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Let’s Talk Science is meeting the NSERC PromoScience mandate

2017-24-5 | News

NSERC PromoScience has announced three years of support for the Let’s Talk Science Outreach program.

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Our Stories: Growing Generosity from Classrooms to Communities

2017-19-5 | News

“At 11 to 13 years of age, my students are young enough to be here when humankind actually succeeds in colonizing other planets,” says David Lauzon. He is committed to teaching them all that he can about plants on earth — and in space. He gently places a seed in one of his student’s hands. “What’s this?” she asks. “Is it going to become a tomato?” When David replies, “No, it is actually going to become 10 or 20 tomatoes and you’re going to watch the whole process,” the look on the young girl’s face is one of absolute wonder…and joy.

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Volunteers make the difference

2017-19-5 | News

This week, we join organizations across Canada to celebrate National Volunteer Week. Most of our Let’s Talk Science programs rely heavily on volunteers as they prepare youth for the future by engaging them online and in person in our science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs. Without our volunteers, much of our work would not be possible.

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Presenting the 2017 Let’s Talk Science Volunteer award finalists

2017-28-4 | News

Volunteering at Let’s Talk Science comes with many benefits, including increased confidence and communication skills. Our volunteers also are encouraged to innovate and bring new ideas to the table.

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Let’s Talk Science Alumni, Deborah Saucier, tackles new role as president of MacEwan University

2017-18-4 | News

Let’s Talk Science congratulates one of our supporters and alumni, Dr. Deborah Saucier, on her new role as president of MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta starting July 1, 2017

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How an astronaut contender benefited from his volunteer work with Let’s Talk Science

2017-10-4 | News

“I think my volunteer work was helpful in the recruitment process. The CSA recognizes the Let’s Talk Science name and knows what it takes to run an activity for them,” says Persad. “It helped to say I volunteer for an organization that brings science to youth and the general public.”

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Let’s Talk Science President Dr. Bonnie Schmidt awarded the 2017 Purvis Memorial Award

2017-30-3 | News

Let’s Talk Science is pleased to announce that President and Founder, Dr. Bonnie Schmidt, is the 2017 recipient of the prestigious Purvis Memorial Award, presented by the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) and awarded at the annual CIC-SCI Canada Awards Dinner in Toronto, Ontario, March 30, 2017.

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DNA barcoding action project brings science to life for students

2017-2-3 | News

This past fall, high school students across Canada became citizen scientists with CurioCity’s Fish Market Survey Action Project. The perfect mixture of modern science, intrigue – all this project needed was an educator’s touch to bring it to life.

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Brock University Joins Let’s Talk Science Outreach

2017-21-2 | News

Let’s Talk Science welcomed Brock University as our 43rd national Outreach site this fall.

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