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A Weeklong Celebration for National Volunteer Week

2016-04-06 | News, News & Events, Actualités, Actualités & événements

A Weeklong Celebration for National Volunteer Week

From April 10-16, the Let’s Talk Science community will take extra care to thank volunteers during National Volunteer Week.

At Let’s Talk Science, volunteers are the backbone to many of our initiatives. Across the country and online, our volunteers help to build strong and lasting community relationships. Our over 3,500 volunteers are engaging children and youth in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) explorations and acting as role models for youth.

Congratulations to the 11 Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge Finalists!

2016-03-21 | News, News & Events, Actualités, Actualités & événements

Congratulations to the 11 Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge Finalists!

Finalist schools rewarded with $20,000 in Samsung technology and move on to compete for one of two Grand Prize packages.

Partner Spotlight: Dr. Mark Abrahams, Professor and Dean of Science, Memorial University

2016-03-06 | News, News & Events, Actualités, Actualités & événements

Partner Spotlight: Dr. Mark Abrahams, Professor and Dean of Science, Memorial University

Dr. Abrahams shares his view on how the Let’s Talk Science partnership at Memorial University helps post-secondary student’s skill development while making science relevant and accessible to youth who may never have considered the possibility of pursuing a science-related career.

Let’s Talk Science Outreach, Regional Conference – 2016

2016-02-22 | News, News & Events, Actualités, Actualités & événements

Every year our Let’s Talk Science Outreach Coordinators attend a two day workshop that provides opportunities for skill development.

This year we asked them to share their experience on video.

Creating Connections and Contagious Enthusiasm for Science

2016-02-04 | News, News & Events, Actualités, Actualités & événements

Creating Connections and Contagious Enthusiasm for Science

“EVERY single one of my students who has participated in the Let’s Talk Science Challenge will tell you that it is exciting, fun and that they can’t wait until next year to do it again.”

Geralyn Manion, Educator Grade 5 to 8 gifted program - Holy Name, TCDSB

Université de Moncton joins Let’s Talk Science Outreach

2015-12-07 | News, News & Events, Actualités, Actualités & événements

Université de Moncton joins Let’s Talk Science Outreach
(Moncton, NB) On November 11, 2015 the Let’s Talk Science team welcomed Université de Moncton as our 42nd national Outreach site.

Let’s Talk Science volunteers experience Koeye Culture and Science Camp off central BC coast

2015-11-13 | News, News & Events

Let’s Talk Science volunteers experience Koeye Culture and Science Camp off central BC coast

In August of 2015, Let's Talk Science volunteers joined with Raincoast Conservation Foundation) on a voyage to Koeye River, a remote First Nations community on British Colombia's central coast, to help facilitate and participate at the Koeye Culture and Science Camp camp run for local youth. Let's Talk Science has been taking part in this venture for many years in the past through Let's Talk Science at the University of Victoria. The following blog was written by research associate Marlie van Roy and Science Outreach Communicator Lori Waters of the Raincoast Conservation Foundation, and retells the story of the crews week at camp.

Let’s Talk Science community events bring science to life

2015-11-10 | News, News & Events

Let’s Talk Science community events bring science to life

On October 24th, Let’s Talk Science Outreach at the University of Guelph held their first School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, an event run annually at several Let’s Talk Science locations across the country. The volunteer team saw over 750 children, youth and parents throughout the day, all wanting to learn more about the science behind magic.

Let’s Talk Science, University of Manitoba Wins 2015 Outstanding Science Organization Award

2015-10-26 | News, News & Events

Let’s Talk Science, University of Manitoba Wins 2015 Outstanding Science Organization Award

On Friday, October 23rd Let's Talk Science at the University of Manitoba received the 2015 Outstanding Science Organization Award from the Science Teacher Association of Manitoba (STAM).

Let’s Talk Science supports student engagement through Canada’s Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge

2015-09-23 | News, News & Events

Let’s Talk Science supports student engagement through Canada’s Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge

Students in Grades 6 through 12 will have a chance to develop their 21st century skills in a new project-based national education challenge. The Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge is designed to inspire students to reach their full potential and help better their communities by identifying and solving real-world problems with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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