Let’s Talk Science supports student engagement through Canada’s Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge

2015-23-9 | News

Students in Grades 6 through 12 will have a chance to develop their 21st century skills in a new project-based national education challenge. The Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge is designed to inspire students to reach their full potential and help better their communities by identifying and solving real-world problems with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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Partnering with Frontier College

2015-21-9 | News

We are working with Frontier College to inspire young minds.

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Our Stories: TVO’s Pat Ellingson on Getting Kids Ready for School and Life

2015-15-9 | News

Twenty years ago, Pat Ellingson stepped into the role of Creative Head, Children’s Programming at TVOKids. In partnership with Let’s Talk Science, Pat’s vision has led the way for TVOKids to help families explore and discover the science in our everyday lives with innovative and award-winning children’s programs. As Pat closes a chapter of her career at TVOKids, she shares her insights on why science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning is so critical for children.

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The Father of Let’s Talk Science

2015-4-9 | News

On Thursday, August 27, Let’s Talk Science lost a dear friend, leader, supporter and visionary – our founding board chairman, Dr. Mitchell Baran. Dr. Baran was CEO of Trudell Medical Group, a successful global health devices business based in London, and a generous yet humble philanthropist.

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Outreach at Edmonton Heritage Festival

2015-24-8 | News

Let's Talk Science Outreach at the University of Alberta spent 3 days in Edmonton at the Servus Heritage Festival.

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Canadian Light Source Synchrotron takes Tomatosphere™ to the Next Level

2015-14-7 | News

Imagine examining the tomato plants grown from space seeds at a molecular level with a team of real-life scientists. That was the experience of five students from Lloydminster Comprehensive High School in Lloydminster Alberta in June.

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Let’s Talk Science President Dr. Bonnie Schmidt receives one of Canada’s highest honours

2015-1-7 | News

On July 1st, Let's Talk Science President and Founder, Dr. Bonnie Schmidt was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada.

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Let’s Talk Science volunteer awards celebrate Canadian post-secondary students’ dedication to science outreach

2015-6-6 | News

Curtis McCloskey of University of Ottawa and Rachel Ward-Maxwell of McMaster University take home this year’s coveted national volunteer awards.

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National Conference back again for 2015

2015-28-5 | News

Volunteer coordinators from Outreach sites across Canada gather this week for specialized training, awards and festivities.

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Let’s Talk Science receives federal government funding of $12.5 million over five years to greatly expand its science education programs for Canadian youth

2015-20-5 | News

Investment allows Let’s Talk Science to expose millions more Canadian youth to science, technology, engineering and math to build their skills for the changing economy

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Tomatosphere™ seeds in orbit

2015-8-5 | News

600,000 Tomatosphere™ seeds now in orbit on board the International Space Station.

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University of Winnipeg volunteer helps expand program reach

2015-8-5 | News

This Spring, Let's Talk Science Outreach volunteers from the University of Winnipeg travelled to The Pas to do hands-on science with 8-10 year-olds.

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Council of Canadian Academies releases STEM Skills report

2015-30-4 | News

Let’s Talk Science is well positioned to support recommendations from expert panel

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3,500 Canadian students gear up for Let’s Talk Science Challenge

2015-24-4 | News

From April 24 to May 29, Let’s Talk Science kicks off STEM exploration and discovery with over 3,500 students at 23 universities across Canada for the national Let's Talk Science competition.

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Canadian Space Agency and Let’s Talk Science visit Byron Northview to talk Tomatosphere™

2015-20-4 | News

On Tuesday, April 14, Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen and Let’s Talk Science President Dr. Bonnie Schmidt met with 27 Grade 6 students from Byron Northview Public School to learn about their involvement in the award-winning TomatosphereTM program.

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