Fall Outreach Events

2016-7-10 | Upcoming Events

School is back in full-swing, which means that students across the country are engaging in a variety of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) explorations with our Let’s Talk Science Outreach program.

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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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Mira Okshevsky, Let’s Talk Science CurioCity Volunteer

2016-19-8 | Featured Volunteers

With online volunteering opportunities you can get involved with Let’s Talk Science from anywhere, even in Denmark!

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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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Find Let’s Talk Science at Educator Conferences this fall

2016-16-8 | Upcoming Events

From September until December, Let’s Talk Science staff are traveling across the country to educator conferences.

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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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Yousfi Nawres, Let’s Talk Science Outreach volunteer at Université de Moncton

2016-22-6 | Featured Volunteers

At one of our newest Outreach locations, Université de Moncton, our volunteers are already hard at work (and play).

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Students Step into Virtual STEM Careers with Let’s Talk Science

2016-6-6 | News

New videos at CurioCity take students to new heights, depths and a virtual world to explore career pathways

If students could experience a career virtually, would that open their minds to further education and help them explore potential career pathways? That’s the question behind Let’s Talk Science’s new “Step into Your STEM Career” series of videos at ExploreCurioCity.org.

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Let’s Talk Science honours post-secondary students and professional volunteers with National Volunteer Awards

2016-31-5 | News

Let’s Talk Science is delighted to announce Portia Kalun of McMaster University winner of National Volunteer Award, Let’s Talk Science Outreach, Emily Ng of the University of Calgary winner of the David Colcleugh Leadership Award and Anna Zhou of the University of Toronto winner of the NEW National Volunteer Award, CurioCity.

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Students connect with genetics experts during DNA Day

2016-31-5 | News

“This is my best friend Dan,” stated Marc Fiume, CEO and co-founder of DNAStack, as he pointed to his presentation featuring a photo of his friend. “He has cystic fibrosis, which is a recessive disorder… Dan has undergone two lung transplants in his life. In order to treat patients like Dan, it’s really important for us to understand the human genome.”

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Building the leaders of tomorrow – Let’s Talk Science National Outreach conference

2016-30-5 | Upcoming Events

From June 1 – 5, 72 Let’s Talk Science Outreach Coordinators will attend the annual Let’s Talk Science National Outreach Conference in London Ontario to connect, learn and strengthen leadership skills.

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Let’s Talk Science hosts professional learning workshop on STEM careers

2016-4-5 | News

On Friday, May 6, teachers will gather in Selkirk, Manitoba to participate in a new professional learning workshop on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers.

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Inspiring Canada’s next generation of cancer researchers

2016-28-4 | Upcoming Events

Let’s Talk Science Outreach and the Canadian Cancer Society’s Research Information Outreach Team (RIOT), have teamed up this year to bring exciting events to high school students! The Let’s Talk Cancer symposium is a free one-day event for Grade 11 and 12 students.

Through this partnership we will be hosting 4 events across Ontario, to engage teens in an immersive exploration to see the many facets of current cancer research.

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