Linda Jewell, Let’s Talk Science CurioCity and Outreach Volunteer

2017-27-3 | Featured Volunteers

Linda is a long-time Let’s Talk Science volunteer. As an Outreach volunteer, Site Coordinator, and CurioCity volunteer she has been inspiring youth for over a decade.

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Thomas McIntyre, Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteer at University of Alberta

2017-27-3 | Featured Volunteers

Thomas has experienced the joy of seeing students succeed in science.

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Billy Nicoll, Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteer in Cambridge Bay, NU

2017-27-3 | Featured Volunteers

In the northern territory of Nunavut, Billy provides a fun atmosphere that brings relevant science to life for students.

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Rachel Hems, Let’s Talk Science Outreach and CurioCity Volunteer at University of Toronto

2017-24-3 | Featured Volunteers

Rachel has increased her reach to youth by becoming a volunteer writer for CurioCity.

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Kofi Adasi, Let’s Talk Science Outreach and CurioCity Volunteer at University of Alberta

2017-23-3 | Featured Volunteers

Kofi Adasi, Let’s Talk Science Outreach and CurioCity Volunteer at University of Alberta

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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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Where There’s a WIL, There’s a Way

2017-13-2 | News

Let’s Talk Science supports post-secondary students with WIL (work-integrated learning) so they can hone the job skills they need for future success. More than 50 students have finished placements with Let’s Talk Science over the years and the organization will continue to engage students with programs including internships, co-op placements and alternative field experiences.

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StemCellTalks ignite a student’s passion for research

2017-9-2 | News

It was a day that changed Prajay Shah’s life and set him firmly on his current career path.

The 16-year-old high school student sat riveted as neurosurgeon and scientist, Dr. Raj Midha, talked about his research. At that very moment, down the hall in his lab at the University of Calgary (U of C), Dr. Midha and his team were growing cells derived from skin and transplanting them into nerves to repair injuries. 

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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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Stephanie Halmhofer, Let’s Talk Science Outreach and CurioCity Volunteer

2017-20-1 | Featured Volunteers

Stephanie is a bioarchaelologist who volunteers with Let’s Talk Science to share her passion for her field as well as to help inspire young women.

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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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Jennifer Morgan, Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteer at McMaster University

2016-7-12 | Featured Volunteers

Jennifer is helping to change youth attitudes about science. Through her volunteering, she is seeing the difference that she can make in the lives of students with chemistry and physics activities

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