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Hands-on STEM in Classrooms and Communities, Virtually and In-person

Let's Talk Science Outreach is a national, community-based program connecting educators, community organizations, and youth with outstanding volunteers to deliver a wide variety of meaningful STEM activities for children as young as three years old and youth up to Grade 12.

Let’s Talk Science Outreach sites located across Canada offer unique, customized STEM-based hands-on workshops, symposiums and events for local classrooms, community groups, libraries, summer camps, after-school programs and community festivals.

To request a workshop for your classroom or community event:

Contact the post-secondary site closest to you


To learn more about virtual events available to anyone in Canada, resources, activities and Professional Development opportunities for educators from Let’s Talk Science visit STEM At School.

Recorded STEM Activities from Let's Talk Science Volunteers

Videos, resources and activities from our Let's Talk Science Outreach sites across Canada!

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Outreach interaction

Let’s Talk Science Volunteers - Catalysts for Learning

Can any grade receive a visit from Let’s Talk Science Outreach?

We’re happy to offer exciting hands-on/minds-on activities for Early Years to Grade 12 students.

How much does a visit from Let’s Talk Science Outreach cost?

Thanks to our generous donors, visits from our volunteers are offered at no cost to you!

Does Let’s Talk Science Outreach visit rural or remote areas?

We believe all children across Canada should have access to exciting, hands-on STEM learning experiences. Bringing our volunteers to your school or community is offered at no cost to you.

Contact us or the Let’s Talk Science Outreach site closest to you for more information and availability.

Is Let’s Talk Science Outreach available in French?

We’re proud to offer Let’s Talk Science Outreach in both official languages! However, the availability of French outreach is location dependent, please contact your local site or contact us for more information.

Did you know?

Let's Talk Science Outreach is located at more than 50 post-secondary institutions from coast to coast to coast!

Meet Our Volunteers

  • Rhys Hakstoll, a young man wearing glasses and a lab coat, poses in a lab

    Rhys Hakstol Instructor: Technology, Environment, and Design

    Former Outreach Site: University of Lethbridge 

    How long had you been volunteering with Let’s Talk Science?: 7 years 

    Read more about Rhys Hakstol
  • Julie Koloff smiles at the camera in a headshot. She has long blonde hair and green eyes.

    Julie Koloff Senior Wetlands Specialist, Jacobs

    "I'm really proud to be a woman in STEM and I hope to inspire others."

    How long have you been volunteering with Let’s Talk Science?  My first experience volunteering with Let’s Talk Science was in 2018. 

    Read more about Julie Koloff
  • Dorsa Shahryari poses outside smiling, wearing a black jacket

    Dorsa Shahryari Let's Talk Science Volunteer at McMaster University

    "It's important to provide accessible opportunities for all children to engage in STEM"

    Time volunteering with Let’s Talk Science: 1 year 

    Area of study:  Life sciences 

    Read more about Dorsa Shahryari
  • Kushagri Grover smiles in a selfie wearing her Let's Talk Science blue t-shirt

    Kushagri Grover Let's Talk Science volunteer, Confederation College, Thunder Bay campus

    “Empower young minds with the spark of Science"

    Time volunteering with Let’s Talk Science: 2 months

    Area of study: health informatics

    Inspirational Moment: every moment working with Let’s Talk Science is inspirational

    Read more about Kushagri Grover
  • Kaitlyn Martin poses smiling outside

    Kaitlyn Martin Let's Talk Science Volunteer at Queen's University

    I love getting students curious about the wonders of STEM!

    Time volunteering with Let’s Talk Science: Academic year of 2023-2024

    Area of study: Concurrent Education and Bachelor of Arts (Honours) program

    Read more about Kaitlyn Martin
  • Jessica Yu, Let’s Talk Science Volunteer at the University of Windsor

    Jessica Yu Let’s Talk Science Volunteer at the University of Windsor

    Jessica’s favourite memory throughout her undergraduate years was participating in Let’s Talk Science outreach visits.

    Read more about Jessica Yu


10 years Amgen Canada
10 years The Government of Canada
10 years Hibernia
10 years

The Mitchell and Kathryn Baran Family Foundation

5 years Rio Tinto
10 years Trottier Family Foundation

Thank You to our Outreach Supporters

  • NOVA Chemicals Corporation
  • Toyota Canada Foundation
  • Desjardins Foundation
  • Seaspan Shipyards
  • Spin Master
  • Lewitt Family Foundation
  • NCR Foundation
  • The Boeing Company
  • Finning Canada
  • ArcelorMittal Dofasco
  • Aubrey & Marla Dan Foundation
  • Best Buy Canada Ltd.
  • CN
  • K+S Potash Canada
  • Ottawa Community Foundation
  • Shell Canada
  • Fluor Canada Ltd.
  • MilliporeSigma
  • Ontario Power Generation
  • BC Hydro
  • Canada Life
  • CIBC Foundation
  • DuPont Canada
  • Enbridge Gas Inc. -London
  • Farm Credit Canada
  • Gilead Alberta ULC
  • Roche Canada