Let’s Talk Science is committed to preparing Canadian youth for future careers and citizenship demands in a rapidly changing world.
Our world is rapidly changing and Canadian children and youth need to be curious, ask questions and be capable of challenging the status quo in order to succeed. In a world increasingly driven by innovation, the demand for people who can fill science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) - related jobs - will only continue to increase but the reality is that most Canadian students disengage from STEM courses before graduating high school.
Did you know?
- More than half of all students still graduate high school without a senior level math and/or science credit
- Only 17% of Canadian students complete Grade 12 physics
- 5 out of 6 students aren't even eligible to apply for engineering
Let's Talk Science is working to change this. We help Canadian youth build the skills they need for their - and Canada's - future success. Through STEM education we're helping youth learn to take risks, develop the persistence to find innovative solutions to real-world problems, and the competencies required to thrive in an ever-changing world.
With approximately 6.5 million children and youth, ages 3-17, in Canada, we cannot afford to leave any behind. And thanks to the generosity of our supporters across Canada we are having a positive impact.
Let’s Talk Science is committed to developing youth who are creative, critical thinkers and knowledgeable citizens prepared to participate and thrive in a complex global environment.
An award-winning, national, charitable organization, Let’s Talk Science has provided engaging, evidence-based STEM programs for more than 25 years at no cost for Canadian youth and educators. Through the generous support of our partners and donors, we are able to provide educators with opportunities to discover and use effective learning strategies to develop and strengthen students’ questioning and problem-solving skills; and offer experiential and digital programs that engage youth in meaningful STEM learning.
Since its inception in 1993, Let’s Talk Science has impacted more than 9.5 million Canadian youth.
Every donation makes a difference and allows us to continue the work we are doing – impacting Canadian youth and setting them up for success.