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Let's Talk Cancer_2020

Let's Talk Cancer

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Let’s Talk Cancer is a symposium that explores the use of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) as an integral part of cancer research. The day includes seminars from research professionals along with a variety of activities designed to involve students with a hands-on understanding of how STEM contributes to advancements in cancer research.

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StemCellTalks2020

StemCellTalks

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The StemCellTalks symposium provides youth with the unique opportunity to join in the dialogue on stem cells with academic researchers in the field. You’ll explore ethical frameworks for stem cells and improve public awareness about the science and medical dilemmas in the field.

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Preparing Students for Future Careers - Technology Programs (Grade 7 & 8)

January 12th, 2021

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Prepare your grade 7 & 8 Technology Program students for careers of the future by linking today’s STEM careers to post-secondary pathways that resonate with them.

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Build a Virtual Scavenger Hunt

January 18th, 2021

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Create interactive scavenger hunts using Google My Maps and Google Forms. Learn how to design a sequence of questions and challenges that support the diverse needs of students. Add fun and discovery to student learning while teaching persistence and resilience with debugging activities.

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Preparing Students for Future Careers - Grade 9 & 10 Science

January 19th, 2021

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Prepare your grade 9 & 10 students for careers of the future by linking today’s STEM careers to post-secondary pathways that resonate with them. Grade 9 & 10 educators who attend this session will learn how to prepare students by helping them understand who they are, what they enjoy and how they can connect their futures to various STEM careers and career pathways.

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Creating Community Using Flipgrid

January 19th, 2021

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Gather around the virtual whiteboard to learn how Flipgrid can help infuse your plans for differentiated instruction and alternative forms of assessment. Learn how to create community-building icebreakers, collect weekly reflections, share book talks, explore STEM principles, and give mini-presentations.

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Fostering Student Engagement Using Edpuzzle

January 20th, 2021

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Want to simulate an in-person discussion about a video that students are watching independently? In this webinar, you can transfer the in-person technique of questioning to an online environment. Select a video from various sources, then use Edpuzzle, learn how to cut, voiceover and add questions for a graded assessment.

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Young Computational Thinkers - Sorting Insects to Learn Unplugged Coding

January 20th, 2021

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This workshop provides Early Years Educators with foundational learning in Computational Thinking and Unplugged Coding. Utilizing a virtual book on Insects, participants will work together to perform an unplugged coding activity that they will feel confident bringing to their classroom in person or online.

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Using Google My Maps to Teach Math in a Flipped Classroom

January 21st, 2021

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Enrich math, data management, social studies and beyond with Google My Maps. Learn how to import data from a spreadsheet and customize new maps. Have students develop map-based solutions to common questions regarding travel, distance, and area of countries, cities and local regions.

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Preparing Students for Future Careers - Grade 7 & 8 Science

January 21st, 2021

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Prepare your grade 7 & 8 students for careers of the future by linking today’s STEM careers to post-secondary pathways that resonate with them. Grade 7 & 8 educators who attend this session will learn how to prepare students by helping them understand who they are, what they enjoy and how they can connect their futures to various STEM careers and career pathways.

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Camouflaged Coders: Using an Inquiry-Based Learning Approach to Engage Students in STEM

January 25th, 2021

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This webinar will introduce you to the Inquiry-Based Learning approach and its benefits to engage students in STEM. By investigating each phase of the IBL approach, with the concept of camouflage as a backdrop example, you will learn how to apply it in a cross-curricular classroom situation.

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Makerspace Mindset: Designing and Building Solutions in Any Space

January 26th, 2021

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Is your Makerspace currently sitting unused? Is it difficult in current times to incorporate hands-on learning in your classroom? Join us to explore how the development of a Maker Mindset can help students build on skills and competencies associated with Makerspaces in any space!

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National STEM Projects

Engage your students in real science

Natural curiosity and the thrill of discovery engages participants in Let’s Talk Science’s national science projects. Available for all grade levels, these projects are based on real scientific problems.

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Request a Volunteer

Our volunteers are catalysts for learning

Our trained and enthusiastic Let’s Talk Science Outreach volunteers pass on their passion for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to Canada’s future citizens.

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