Congratulations Dan Ruddy and students – Winners of the 2017 Science is Beautiful Contest

2017-22-9 | News

Dan Ruddy, a science teacher from St. Matthew Catholic High School in Ottawa, Ontario, and his students are the proud winners of the Science is Beautiful contest, put on by select Let’s Talk Science Outreach sites. Ruddy’s classroom entry was chosen in this cross Canada competition.

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Let’s Talk Science Outreach Events – Fall 2017

2017-19-9 | Upcoming Events

This fall, Let’s Talk Science Outreach sites have a packed schedule of fun, hands-on, science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities planned at community events and Outreach sites near you!

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The Importance of STEM Role Models

2017-7-9 | News

Next to parents and educators, role models and mentors have the most significant influence over the choices youth make on schooling decisions and future work options.

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Let’s Talk Science Joins with You Be the Chemist® Canada

2017-7-9 | News

Let’s Talk Science is pleased to announce our newest collaboration with You Be the Chemist® Canada (YBTC Canada).

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Aronne-Kay De Souza, Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteer in Scarborough, ON

2017-23-8 | Featured Volunteers

Volunteerism is a passion of Aronne-Kay’s. Joined with her interest in (science, technology, engineering, math) STEM education – Let’s Talk Science was a perfect match!

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Maria Boxwala, Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteer (University of Windsor Alumnus)

2017-24-7 | Featured Volunteers

Maria is a volunteer alumnus from the University of Windsor that still stays engaged!

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Krysta Levac, Let’s Talk Science CurioCity & Outreach Volunteer in London, ON

2017-24-7 | Featured Volunteers

Krysta is a long-time volunteer who is helping students find excitement in the science classroom.

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Let’s Talk Science president Dr. Bonnie Schmidt awarded the C21 Shifting Minds Award for Leadership and Innovation

2017-24-7 | News

On July 19, Let’s Talk Science President and Founder, Dr. Bonnie Schmidt accepted the prestigious C21 Shifting Minds Award for Leadership and Innovation at the C21 Canada Summit 150 in Charlottetown, P.E.I.

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Let’s Talk Science’s Trip to Nepal

2017-24-7 | News

This year, Let’s Talk Science Outreach made an international impact on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in Nepal thanks to volunteer Serena McDiarmid. During her undergraduate program at the University of Waterloo, McDiarmid discovered her passion for science, volunteerism and education when she began volunteering for Let’s Talk Science Outreach in 2013.

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Let’s Talk Science reaches 5 million with STEM

2017-24-7 | News

As Canada celebrates its 150th birthday, Let’s Talk Science is also celebrating a significant milestone – we have now inspired more than 5 million children, youth, educators and members of the general public with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)!

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Planting the seeds of a dream for new NASA Astronaut

2017-24-7 | News

At an event on June 7, NASA announced 12 new astronaut candidates, its largest astronaut class since 2000. At the announcement, candidate Loral O’Hara spoke of her participation in an early form of what is now the Tomatosphere™ program when she was in Grade 2.

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Industry partners ignite passion for STEM at the Let’s Talk Science Challenge

2017-24-7 | Upcoming Events

Each year, Grade 6 to 8 students from across Canada participate in the Let’s Talk Science Challenge, a full day science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competition held at Let’s Talk Science Outreach sites from coast to coast.

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Celebrating National Solidarity Day

2017-21-7 | News

June 21st is National Solidarity Day, a day for Canadians from coast to coast to coast to celebrate the heritage, diverse cultures and achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis across Canada.

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Let’s Talk Science brings technology resources to classrooms through #ICT4All

2017-21-7 | Upcoming Events

With Canada Learning Code Week coming to an end, Let’s Talk Science is continuing to support digital literacy in the classroom with information and communication technology (ICT) resources.

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Let’s Talk Science volunteer grateful for the chance to give back

2017-21-7 | News

At the Saskatoon Regional Science Fair, Let’s Talk Science volunteer Kezia Fourie strides among the displays. As she listens to the students’ ideas, offers encouragement and judges their projects, she’s transported back to a time when she stood excitedly in their shoes.

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