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Spring/Summer Events Listing

Published
May 06, 2019
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STEM Activities this Spring and Summer from Let’s Talk Science

Find science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities that are as unique as your students! This spring/summer, you’re invited to partake in engaging STEM events for Canadians of all ages through Let’s Talk Science.

Whether you’re joining us from Bay Bulls, NL or Boston Bar, BC - we’ve got activities that will engage and inspire. Find local outreach in your area or see the listing below for public events in your area.

In-Person

Canada-Wide Science Fair

May 15-17 - Fredericton, NB

Find us in the exhibitor hall where we will be using our Samsung virtual reality gear to help you “step inside your STEM career” and discover what’s out there. We will also be giving away VR viewers and promoting unique STEM careers.

Skills Canada National Competition

May 28-29 - Halifax, NS

Here we will have a booth using our Samsung virtual reality gear to help you “step inside your STEM career”.

Eureka Festival

June 7-9 - Old Port of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec

For the 13th year, Eureka Festival will be taking place with fun science activities for the whole family.

StemCellTalks

StemCellTalks (SCT) is a national stem cell biology outreach initiative to facilitate knowledge transfer relevant to the science and practical ethics of stem cells between scientists and high school students.

  • StemCellTalks Western
    May 1 - Western University, London, ON
  • StemCellTalks Calgary
    May 9 - University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
  • StemCellTalks Edmonton
    May 22 - University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
  • StemCellTalks UBC
    May 24 - University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Let’s Talk...

The day includes seminars from research professionals along with a variety of activities designed to involve students with a hands-on understanding of STEM in each topic.

  • Let’s Talk Cancer McMaster
    April 30 - McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
  • Let’s Talk Cancer Queen’s
    May 2 - Queen's University, Kingston, ON
  • Let’s Talk Cancer Ottawa
    May 3 - University of Ottawa
  • Let’s Talk Cancer Western
    May 7 - Western University
  • Let’s Talk Cancer Ryerson
    May 23 - Ryerson University
  • Let’s Talk Space UBC
    June 10 - University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Science Odyssey

May 4-19 - Canada-wide

As Canada’s largest celebration of science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics, this event takes place across the country with fun activities for all.

Science Rendezvous

May 11 - Canada-wide

This free, open-house event is running in 30 cities across Canada.

Online

In addition to our in-person events, we also offer a wide variety of online sessions, webinars and activities. Take a look below to see what interests you!

LIVE Code (April - June, 2019)

Let's Talk Science and the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education will be presenting a series of live broadcasts to Saskatchewan schools. This opportunity is open to all K-6 educators and will include topics such as the integration of coding into literacy, numeracy and STEM.

Police Marine Unit 360 Career Video

Join the Toronto police unit through a 360 video as they venture out onto Lake Ontario.

What is an Insect?

Find out more about the amazing world of insects through our online, illustrated book. 

Design and Build a Travelling Seed

Design and build models of seeds that use moving air to travel as far as possible.

At Home Activities

We have a wide variety of at home STEM activities available, such as these:

What makes soil hard and compacted?

Soil can have the tendency to compact, which is a major concern for farmers and agriculturists. This activity will explore what causes it, and how to avoid it. 

What is the greenhouse effect?

The greenhouse effect has a strong impact on our climate. This activity will explain why that is the case and how it works. 

What would happen if a meteor hit earth?

Meteors coming into the earth’s atmosphere are quite common. This activity will investigate what happens when those meteors hit the earth’s surface.