Programming the Future

2017-30-1 | News

What does it take to engage a classroom full of Grade 5/6 students for over an hour? Educator Tammy Earley of J.S. Buchanan Public School in Strathroy, Ontario says a coding activity does the trick!

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Tomatosphere™ launches the creativity and dreams of students

2017-18-1 | News

“Best wishes to the student flight experiment team and congratulations to future doctors Ives, Perrie and Stamler, and welcome to the space program.”

When Maria Nickel, a science teacher at École Stonewall Centennial School in Stonewall, Manitoba, read that email from the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP) an entire auditorium of students jumped to their feet in excitement.

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Hall Beach, Nunavut

2017-9-1 | News

Join our Let’s Talk Science Program Support Coordinator, Outreach Susie Taylor as she recounts her recent trip with our University of Calgary Outreach coordinator to Hall Beach, Nunavut. This is Susie’s third time up North.

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PISA 2015 gives cause for celebration but not complacency

2016-7-12 | News

Canadians can be proud of results of the 2015 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) report, released December 6th. We are one of only a handful of countries that places in the top tier in the OECD in each of the three subjects tested: science, reading and math.

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Let’s Talk Science Opens Doors to Opportunity

2016-17-11 | News

Life changing. That’s how Reem Ghaleb describes her volunteer experience with Let’s Talk Science at the University of Calgary. “It’s helped me grow in capacities I never knew I was capable of,” says Ghaleb.

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Let’s Talk Science partnering with the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District

2016-8-11 | News

Let’s Talk Science is building on significant support from Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. as well as past success by partnering with the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District to support the implementation of the province’s renewed Grade 2 and 4 science curriculum. The partnership has the wholehearted support of the NL Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.

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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 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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