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Let’s Talk Science receives $75,000 gift in recognition of the Royal Tour

2014-05-20 | News, News & Events

On May 21, the Government of Canada announced a $75,000 gift to Let’s Talk Science in recognition of the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall’s Royal Tour of Canada.

Outreach Volunteers Blog while they Travel

2014-05-06 | News, News & Events

Outreach Volunteers Blog while they Travel

Springtime is a busy time for many of our Let’s Talk Science volunteers. Across the country post-secondary students are travelling far distances to share their passion for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with children and youth!

Let’s Talk Science Volunteer Receives Prestigious Governor General Caring Canadian Award

2014-04-06 | News, News & Events

Barbara Vanderhyden

Dr. Barbara Vanderhyden, Director of Let's Talk Science at the University of Ottawa, received the prestigious Governor General Caring Canadian Award on Monday April 7, 2014 during a special celebration of National Volunteer week at The Ottawa Hospital.

Hands-on Science at the Little Native Hockey League Tournament

2014-04-01 | News, News & Events

Hands-on Science at the Little Native Hockey League Tournament

Between March 10-12, Let’s Talk Science staff and volunteers from Fanshawe College and McMaster University were busy making Gak and optical illusions with over 450 kids at the Little Native Hockey League tournament in Mississauga.

Let’s Talk Science and Local Industry Underscore Importance of STEM Learning at Board of Trade Luncheon

2014-03-06 | News, News & Events

Let’s Talk Science and Local Industry Underscore Importance of STEM Learning at Board of Trade Luncheon

The President of Let’s Talk Science, Bonnie Schmidt, Ph.D., was in St. John’s this week to again highlight a 2013 study titled Spotlight on Science Learning: The High Cost of Dropping Science and Math, which outlines how important science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is for students when looking for long-term economic and personal success.

Building a Positive STEM Outlook for Today and Tomorrow - Bonnie Schmidt on VOCM Backtalk Call-in

2014-03-05 | News, News & Events

Building a Positive STEM Outlook for Today and Tomorrow - Bonnie Schmidt on VOCM Backtalk Call-in

Bonnie speaks with St. John's Radio station VOCM about the importance of STEM education to our future.

Spotlight on Science Learning: The High Cost of Dropping Science and Math

2013-10-09 | News, News & Events

Spotlight on Science Learning: The High Cost of Dropping Science and Math

The cost of dropping out of secondary school science and math courses is significantly high for Canada, according to a new research report released today by Let's Talk Science and made possible by Amgen Canada.

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