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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 and youth and community organizations 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, symposium and events for local classrooms, community groups, libraries, summer camps, after-school programs and community festivals.

At this time, Let’s Talk Science in-person outreach visits are starting to resume, but are still limited. Virtual outreach will remain available indefinitely through our national programming and many of our university and college site partners.

Virtual Outreach Visits and Events

To request a virtual Outreach visit 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

  • Shelby Law

    Shelby Law Let’s Talk Science Volunteer at the University of Guelph

    “Seeing the way the mentees in the 2021 SciComm Camp supported and encouraged each other reminded me how important community and belonging is in learning.”

    Read more about Shelby Law
  • Arshpreet Manku

    Arshpreet Manku Let’s Talk Science Volunteer at Simon Fraser University

    “Seeing the pure joy and excitement in the child’s face brightened my day and reminded me why mentoring and interacting with the youth is so important.”

    Read more about Arshpreet Manku
  • Nisha Sivaharan

    Nisha Sivaharan Let’s Talk Science Volunteer at York University

    “I volunteer with Let’s Talk Science because I’m really passionate about science and want to spread this passion to our current youth.”

    Read more about Nisha Sivaharan
  • Jonathan Lauzon-Schnittka

    Jonathan Lauzon-Schnittka Let's Talk Science volunteer at Sherbrooke University

    "I have a child's heart deep inside me, so when I lead activities, I have as much fun as young people! »

    Read more about Jonathan Lauzon-Schnittka
  • Mahuum Ghaffar

    Mahumm Ghaffar Let’s Talk Science Volunteer at MUN-Grenfell campus

    “Teaching science especially to kids is a lot more fun because the spark of curiosity and happiness in their eyes after completing a task is a delight to watch.”

    Read more about Mahumm Ghaffar
  • Graeme Currie sitting on swing wearing Let's Talk Science T-shirt.

    Graeme Currie Let’s Talk Science Volunteer at the University of Waterloo

    “It was awesome seeing ideas and input from kids that are interested in science and those who might not even know they are yet!”

    Read more about Graeme Currie