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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Shannon Obradovich and Yaying Zhong, Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteers at the University of British Columbia

2015-9-6 | Featured Volunteers

Our volunteers can become mentors to new volunteers. Longtime volunteer, Shannon, and new volunteer, Yaying, are a dynamic Outreach duo at the University of British Columbia

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Local Students Explore Connections Between Hands-on Science Learning Opportunities and Career Pathways

2015-8-6 | Media Releases

More than 150 Northern B.C. students from Kindergarten to Grade 9 and their families from the Peace River region will gather with educators and industry partners at the Let’s Talk Science Extravaganza and Career Fair, from June 9 – 11 to explore learning opportunities and related career pathways in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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

2015-6-6 | Media Releases

This week, approximately 80 volunteer coordinators are attending the Let’s Talk Science National Outreach Conference to receive specialized training for delivering exciting, free, hands-on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities with youth in classrooms and at community events, based at more than 40 universities and colleges across 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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Local students explore, compete and celebrate at 10th Anniversary of Let’s Talk Science Challenge at McMaster University

2015-21-5 | Media Releases

Approximately 220 Grade 6, 7 and 8 students from Hamilton and area schools will unite to explore, compete and celebrate today at the 10th Anniversary of the Let’s Talk Science Challenge at McMaster University where it first began. The event is hosted by Let’s Talk Science, an award-winning national charitable youth development organization.

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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

2015-21-5 | Media Releases

The Government of Canada today announced it is providing $12.5 million in funding over five years to Let’s Talk Science, a national, charitable education and outreach organization. The funding allows Let’s Talk Science to undertake a transformative change that will kick start a significant expansion of its activities across Canada.

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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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Council of Canadian Academies releases STEM Skills report

2015-30-4 | Media Releases

On April 30, 2015, the Council of Canadian Academies released a new report entitled, Some Assembly Required: STEM Skills and Canada’s Economic Productivity. The expert panel was charged with examining how well prepared Canada is to meet future skill requirements in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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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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