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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Industry partners ignite passion for STEM at the Let’s Talk Science Challenge

2017-23-6 | Upcoming Events

Each year, Grade 6 to 8 students from across Canada participate in the Let’s Talk Science Challenge, a full day science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competition held at Let’s Talk Science Outreach sites from coast to coast.

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Celebrating National Solidarity Day

2017-20-6 | News

June 21st is National Solidarity Day, a day for Canadians from coast to coast to coast to celebrate the heritage, diverse cultures and achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis across Canada.

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Let’s Talk Science brings technology resources to classrooms through #ICT4All

2017-9-6 | Upcoming Events

With Canada Learning Code Week coming to an end, Let’s Talk Science is continuing to support digital literacy in the classroom with information and communication technology (ICT) resources.

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Michael Jensen, Professional Volunteer - Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteer in Oshawa, ON

2017-6-6 | Featured Volunteers

Michael started volunteering during his time at Western University in London, Ontario. After graduating, he continues to be an active professional volunteer with Let’s Talk Science.

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Zaid Al-Dabbagh, Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteer at the University of Waterloo

2017-5-6 | Featured Volunteers

Although Zaid has only been volunteering with Let’s Talk Science in Waterloo for a short time, he is already connecting with new people and inspiring them with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)

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Rilea Kynock, Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteer at University of New Brunswick, Fredericton

2017-5-6 | Featured Volunteers

Volunteering can help you remember your own growth and interests as a child. Rilea uses her enthusiasm for science and childhood memories to inspire the next generation.

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Our Stories: Championing our future: mentoring matters

2017-5-6 | News

Fifteen years ago, Cathy, a then graduate student in Physiology at Western University entered a Grade 10 classroom for her very first Let’s Talk Science Outreach visit.

Little did she know that this first visit would become the most important step in her long-term commitment to science outreach.

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Our Stories: Bringing science home to Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

2017-5-6 | News

At Let’s Talk Science, our volunteers are passionate about the fields they work in as science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) researchers, students or professionals. Many even remember their own interest in STEM from when they were younger.

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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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