Let's Talk Science Outreach at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology celebrates 5 years of STEM outreach

2016-31-10 | News

Let’s Talk Science Outreach volunteers at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology are celebrating a five year milestone of providing free, high quality science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) outreach to local youth in Oshawa and across Durham Region. The Let’s Talk Science Outreach program provides post-secondary students the opportunity to share their research and knowledge of STEM, while building valuable skills like public speaking, problem solving and time management through professional development and training.

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Shaftesbury/Smokebomb And Shift2 Partner With Corus Entertainment, Ubisoft, and Let’s Talk Science On New Digital Series Emerald Code

2016-31-10 | News

Scripted series about a group of friends using science and technology to navigate high school life premieres on YTV.com in 2017

Leading production company Shaftesbury, along with its digital studio Smokebomb Entertainment and branded entertainment agency shift2, have announced a new multi-platform digital series Emerald Code to be produced in partnership with Corus Entertainment for YTV, Ubisoft and Let’s Talk Science.

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Minister of Transport Pit Stop

2016-27-10 | News

Let’s Talk Science was off to the races with federal Minister of Transport Marc Garneau when he visited London, Ontario on September 14. The Minister dropped in to see Let’s Talk Science’s Energy4Travel action project at Arthur Ford Public School and was joined by Formula F1600 race car driver Amy Castell.

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Canada 2067 - Shaping youth learning in science, technology, engineering and math

2016-26-10 | News

Canada 2067 will bring together educators, businesses, governments, community groups, parents and youth to develop new framework for learning for the next 50 years.

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Let’s Talk Science’s Champion Dinner recognizes former board chair Dr. Mark Poznansky

2016-6-10 | News

On Tuesday, September 20, Let’s Talk Science staff and special guests – including Ontario Minister of Education Mitzie Hunter – recognized Dr. Mark Poznansky’s significant contribution to the organization from becoming a board director in 2003 to serving as the organization’s board chair from 2008 to 2012.

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For Over 20 years, Grade 4 Teacher Provides “Out-Of-This-World” Experience for Students

2016-29-8 | News

One student develops a keen interest in space and decides she wants to be a pilot when she grows up…

Another child discovers a love of gardening by tending the tiny plants…

And a 10-year-old boy finds that working with his classmates helps him relate to them…

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Sparking a love of science and self

2016-16-8 | News

Let’s Talk Science has impact beyond experiments.

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Let’s Talk Science Welcomes David Lapides as new Vice President, Programs

2016-16-8 | News

This summer Let’s Talk Science welcomed David Lapides as Vice President of Programs.  In this new position in the organization David will lead the teams responsible for the design, development and delivery of programs and services for Preschool to Grade 12 educators and their students. This includes IdeaPark, TomatosphereTM, CurioCity, Let’s Talk Science Outreach and the Let’s Talk Science Challenge, along with their French counterparts.

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Congratulations to Eric – the 2016 Science is Beautiful Contest Winner

2016-11-7 | News

Science is Beautiful is an annual art contest put on by multiple Let’s Talk Science Outreach sites across Canada. Aiming to highlight the integration of art within science and the science in art, students submit art pieces that connect to various science fields.

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Students Step into Virtual STEM Careers with Let’s Talk Science

2016-6-6 | News

New videos at CurioCity take students to new heights, depths and a virtual world to explore career pathways

If students could experience a career virtually, would that open their minds to further education and help them explore potential career pathways? That’s the question behind Let’s Talk Science’s new “Step into Your STEM Career” series of videos at ExploreCurioCity.org.

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Let’s Talk Science honours post-secondary students and professional volunteers with National Volunteer Awards

2016-31-5 | News

Let’s Talk Science is delighted to announce Portia Kalun of McMaster University winner of National Volunteer Award, Let’s Talk Science Outreach, Emily Ng of the University of Calgary winner of the David Colcleugh Leadership Award and Anna Zhou of the University of Toronto winner of the NEW National Volunteer Award, CurioCity.

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Students connect with genetics experts during DNA Day

2016-31-5 | News

“This is my best friend Dan,” stated Marc Fiume, CEO and co-founder of DNAStack, as he pointed to his presentation featuring a photo of his friend. “He has cystic fibrosis, which is a recessive disorder… Dan has undergone two lung transplants in his life. In order to treat patients like Dan, it’s really important for us to understand the human genome.”

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Let’s Talk Science hosts professional learning workshop on STEM careers

2016-4-5 | News

On Friday, May 6, teachers will gather in Selkirk, Manitoba to participate in a new professional learning workshop on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers.

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23 Canadian post-secondary institutions host Let's Talk Science Challenge

2016-22-4 | News

3,200 Gr. 6-8 students participate in the 2016 Let’s Talk Science Challenge

Meaghan and Laura have been preparing for the Let’s Talk Science Challenge since February. Their team is one of three from Holy Cross Junior High School in St. John’s that will be participating with over 140 students at the Memorial University on April 29, 2016. This is their second year participating.

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2016 Let’s Talk Science Award Finalists

2016-14-4 | News

Let’s Talk Science relies on more than 3,500 volunteers across Canada to create a memorable impression on students and educators engaging with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

One of the ways that we celebrate this dedication to STEM education is through our annual national Let’s Talk Science Volunteer Awards.

This year, Let’s Talk Science will be presenting a new award to showcase the outstanding contributions of our CurioCity virtual volunteers.

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