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Join the Let’s Talk Science STEM Club!

Join us with your class for fun and interactive STEM activities intended for Grade 4-6 students who will have the chance to learn from, and ask questions to inspiring STEM role models.
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On-Demand Professional Learning Webinars

Discover our on-demand professional learning webinars today! Explore a variety of topics, including computational thinking, inquiry-based learning, and design thinking. Available in English and French.
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STEM Storytime - Winter Specials

Join us for the STEM Storytime Winter Special! For four weeks, we will host an EXTRA Storytime session each week for Early Years to Grade 3 where a volunteer will read a storybook and lead participants through a hands-on STEM activity connected to the story.
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Spring Daily Discovery Series

This spring, 9 to 11-year-olds (Grades 4-6) are invited to spend time exploring their surroundings, out of their seats and discovering the amazing world of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) during the Spring Daily Discovery series.
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Let's Talk Science Challenge 2023

Discover the Let’s Talk Science Challenge - a free Canada-wide program that encourages creativity and engagement in STEM learning inside and outside the classroom. The Let’s Talk Science Challenge supports the development of important skills and positive attitudes toward science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for Grade 6-8 students.
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Let's Talk Cancer

Let’s Talk Cancer was established to facilitate knowledge transfer between academia and high school students regarding the field of cancer biology.
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Curious Careers

Curious Careers is a STEM career exploration series of monthly events for Grade 6-7-8 youths. The program will include a panel discussion where post-secondary students and industry professionals will discuss their experiences working and studying in STEM.
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Celebrate the Earth with Let’s Talk Science


Celebrate the Earth with Let’s Talk Science! Explore some fun, free, low prep, and easy-to-implement K–12 STEM programming and resources for your classrooms. Discover our Clothing4Climate project that encourages youth in Grades 7 to 12 to learn about the science behind climate change and the impact our clothing system has on the environment. The session will also highlight new and upcoming events for students and educators, certified Learning Pathways, and career and curriculum-aligned STEM resources and lesson plans that are readily accessible on our website.

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STEM Storytime – Camouflage

Join Let's Talk Science Outreach to read Louise and Richard Spilsbury's book, "Animal Adaptations" and complete a hands-on science activity about animal adaptations and camouflage!
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Harnessing the Power of Generative AI in Teaching and Learning

Join Dr. Alec Couros as he explores the potential and implications of using generative AI, such as ChatGPT, in teaching & learning.
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Creating Disability-Inclusive Science Learning Environments

Did you know that the journey to strengthening the connection between students with disabilities and science begins with self-awareness? Join us for a synchronous, virtual workshop to explore opportunities arising when we uncover the roots of our positioning around disability and science education.
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STEM Storytime – Forces and Motion

Join Let's Talk Science Outreach to read Lynne Mayer's book, "Newton and Me" and complete a hands-on science activity about forces and motion!
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Uncover Problem Solving Through Outdoor Play


Children love to play outside in the natural environment. By utilizing the natural inclinations of young children to explore and by encouraging problem-solving skills, educators can move students’ thinking forward. It’s even easier than you might think to invite your youngest learners to join you as inventors and problem-solvers and jump into the world of computational thinking while playing outside and interacting with the world around them!

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StemCellTalks Ottawa

Join the StemCellTalks Ottawa team for a full-day symposium that will expose youth to avenues in research, from the base science to the laboratories, to the practice.
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STEM Storytime – Cloud in a Jar

Join Let's Talk Science Outreach to read Tomie de Paola's book, "The Cloud Book" and complete a hands-on science activity about clouds!
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LIVE STEM - Plants and Climate


April 4 & 5, 2023

This broadcast is intended for grades 3 to 6.

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LIVE STEM - Clothing and Water Systems


This broadcast is intended for grades 6 to 8

In this Broadcast, students will develop their skills of reflection and collaborative learning as they explore the impact of water usage and pollution throughout our clothing systems. They will also explore green jobs in a bonus opportunity to participate in a connected Curious Careers experience. This broadcast will be 45 minutes in length

Click below to sign up for Curious Careers

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Sustainable Development Goals and Design Thinking: Design a Seed Saver

In this session you will learn about solving food insecurity issues as highlighted by the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
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STEM Storytime – Trouble-to-Toys


Join Let's Talk Science Outreach to read Lisa Lucas's book, "When the Earth Shook" and complete a hands-on science activity about upcycling waste!

In this activity, students will learn about how waste contributes to climate change and a solution for this problem. Using everyday household items, they will turn a waste item into a fun new toy.

For this activity, students will need:

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StemCellTalks Hamilton

Grade 10 to 12 students are invited to join the StemCellTalks Hamilton team for a free in-person symposium about stem cells and their use in cancer therapy.
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Approaching Tough Topics: Empowering Youth for Climate Action

Discussing an overwhelming topic like climate change can bring out many emotions. How can we ensure that conversations about climate change include empowering youth and contributing to climate action in their communities?
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STEM Storytime – Collect, Create, Compost!


Join Let's Talk Science Outreach to read Bethany Stahl’s book, "Save the Scraps" and complete a hands-on science activity about composting! 

In this activity, students will learn about how composting works and discuss why it is important for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the fight against climate change. Then, using everyday household materials, they will then create their own compost. 

For this activity, students will need: 

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Let’s Talk Forensic Anthropology

Solve a forensic case in your classroom! Register to receive a lesson package and participate in a live webinar with Dr. Stephanie Calce,
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STEM Storytime – Insects


Join Let's Talk Science Outreach to read Cathryn Sill's book, "About Insects" and complete a hands-on science activity about insects and caterpillars!

In this activity, students will learn about insects and their large biodiversity. They will use everyday materials to make caterpillars and "feed" them and watch them grow!

For this activity, students will need:

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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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