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Let's Talk Cancer_2021

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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Embryonic stem cells

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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Curious Careers

April 22nd - June 17th, 2021

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Are your Grades 6-8 students curious about what kind of careers they can explore with an education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)? Join our post-secondary volunteers once a month with your students to explore real STEM careers that are all around us, what it looks like to work or study in STEM and how it can be fun and inspiring!
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Join the Let’s Talk Science STEM Club!

April 27th - June 16th, 2021

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Join us with your class for fun and interactive STEM activities intended for Grade 4-6 students! Each week features a different hands-on activity using minimal, easy-to-find materials. Students will also have the chance to learn from and ask questions to inspiring STEM role models. STEM Club is ideal for busy educators and caregivers, no matter what their learning environment looks like!
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Constellation

STEM Storytime – Constellations

May 18th, 2021

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Join Let's Talk Science Outreach to read H.A. Rey's book, "Curious George Discovers The Stars" and complete a hands-on science activity about constellations!
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Young Computational Thinkers - Learning Unplugged Coding Using our Lunch Bags

May 19th, 2021

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

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Developing Your Grade 10 - 12 Students’ Future-Ready Skills Through STEM

May 19th, 2021

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In this interactive session grades 10 - 12 educators explore the connection between STEM learning and future ready skills and how these skills can be incorporated across high school courses.
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Chemistry Symposium

May 20th - May 21st, 2021

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Grade 11 and 12 students are invited to join Let's Talk Science Outreach in Ottawa to participate in fun, interactive and educational chemistry-themed activities designed by our chemistry graduate student volunteers. This includes live chemistry demos, kitchen chemistry experiments, trivia and games and a career panel with guests from a variety of chemistry-based fields.

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STEM Storytime – Seeds

May 25th, 2021

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Join Let's Talk Science Outreach to read Joseph Anthony's book, "The Dandelion Seed" and complete a hands-on science activity about seeds and seed dispersal!
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Creative Collaborators - Learning Unplugged Coding Using Graph Paper

May 26th, 2021

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This workshop provides Early Years Educators with foundational learning in Computational Thinking and Unplugged Coding. Utilizing a common classroom material (graph paper), 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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Let’s Talk Vaccines

May 28th, 2021

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Dr. Christopher Labos, a cardiologist based in Montreal, will be giving a talk on vaccines. Open to all students in high school and CEGEP!

Register today!

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STEM Storytime – Fish in a Bowl

June 1st, 2021

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Join Let's Talk Science Outreach to read James Dean's book, "Pete the Cat: A Pet for Pete" and complete a simple hands-on science activity about optics and perception!
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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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