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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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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Ryan Izyk, Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteer at University of Calgary

2016-14-11 | Featured Volunteers

As a student in the education department, Ryan is gaining some useful in-class experience as an Outreach volunteer.

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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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Canada 2067 - Nation-building initiative to support the evolution of Canadian education: Shaping youth learning in science, technology, engineering and math

2016-26-10 | Media Releases

Today, in the presence of the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, Canada 2067 was introduced: A new initiative to identify the approaches to education, conditions and actions that are needed to ensure Canadian youth are as prepared as possible for the rapidly changing world.

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