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Greenhouse plan sprouts at school (Nunavut News/North)

March 29, 2016

Collaboration empowers students and encourages their skill development across subjects. Initial plans for school-wide sustainable garden project in the works.

Let's Talk Science on Shaw TV Victoria

November 24, 2015

Shaw TV's Kevin Charach looks at an organization that's making science accessible for kids.

Let's Talk Science at the University of Guelph - School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

November 06, 2015

Watch the CTV Kitchener coverage of the University of Guelph's first School of Witchcraft and Wizardry event showcasing the science behind the magic.

2016 Let’s Talk Science Challenge on TVOKids at University of Toronto, Mississauga

July 12, 2016

Getting Kids Excited About Science - CP24

March 21, 2016

Cool Science: Colourful Chemistry and Let's Talk Science

October 21, 2015

Sometimes science can look like magic, and this month’s experiment with teacher Michael Ng is no exception. He shows us how chemicals change colours in acids and bases, and we learn about an upcoming Harry Potter-themed science event.

Let’s Talk Science Challenge on TVOKids at University of Guelph

May 31, 2015

Dr. Bonnie Schmidt on Alberta Morning News

May 31, 2015

Dr. Bonnie Schmidt discussing the Let's Talk Science Challenge in Calgary.

More science funding for schools key to our future: Bob McDonald

May 26, 2015

The national non-profit organization Let's Talk Science has received $12.5 million from the federal government for the next five years to extend its hands-on science activities to students and educators across the country.

Inspiring future mathematicians and scientists

May 21, 2015

Science and basketball are an odd mix, but for Don Do mastering one is making him better at the other.

Do, a 14-year-old Grade 8 student at Hamilton's Cathy Wever elementary school, has learned to calculate the angles needed to get the best basketball shots and it has really improved his game.

Better shots of nothing-but-net on the court are just one example of better living through science — a gospel London-based Let's Talk Science has been preaching for the past 10 years.

Working to Improve Accessibility to STEM Learning (radio)

March 16, 2015

Let’s Talk Science’s First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) Initiatives Coordinator Erin Kelly speaks with CBC North working with educators and students Canada’s Arctic communities. 

For more details about this initiative, read our news story.

Teens know science is important but still not interested: London report

November 06, 2014

Teens are increasingly recognizing the importance of science lessons, but fewer than half are seeing courses through to Grade 12.

The catch-22 is highlighted in a study released Wednesday by Let’s Talk Science, a London-based organization that’s working to get more kids interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Teens’ neglect of math and science costs Canada millions, report says

October 08, 2013

Fewer than half of high schoolers take senior STEM courses, limiting their options and burdening the system with “victory lap” students.

Dropping math and science comes with a high cost, report finds

October 08, 2013

A new report finds that fewer than half of Canada's high school students are graduating with Grade 12 math and science courses -- and it's costing them in the long run.

Let's Talk Science, a national charitable organization, has just released a report that argues students need to be informed that careers requiring a science- and math-focused education almost always pay higher salaries than other careers.

Selling science to students

September 06, 2012

Canadian university students are not choosing careers in math, science, technology and engineering – even though they recognize that many future jobs will require precisely these skills.