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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.

Registration and more information coming soon!

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Join the Let’s Talk Science STEM Club!

March 2nd - 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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Let's Talk Cancer

March 2nd, 2021

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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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STEM Storytime – Building a Bird's Nest

March 9th, 2021

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Join Let's Talk Science Outreach at the Memorial University of Newfoundland to read the Let’s Talk Science book, "Birds Build Nests" and complete a hands-on science activity about a bird’s nest!

Using ordinary items found at home, students will learn and discuss birds and nests and have the chance to build their own.

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Young Computational Thinkers - Sorting Insects to Learn Unplugged Coding

March 10th, 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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Let’s Talk Genomics - Real ‘Life Hacks’: Synthetic Biology for Tomorrow

March 10th, 2021

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What would you do if you could start coding for the living world? Come up with ways to reverse climate change? Cure cancer? Get rid of polluting plastics? Feed the world? Welcome to the world of Synthetic Biology, the field of science that involves redesigning organisms for useful purposes by engineering them to have new abilities – live-action coding for 21st-century problems.

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Bioengineering Day

March 12th, 2021

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Let’s Talk Science is excited to invite you to our very first Bioengineering Day!

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Infodemic! Is Misinformation Killing Us?

March 13th, 2021

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Grab a warm drink and join Let's Talk Science for our free Coffee and Keynote professional learning series for Canadian educators every Saturday in March. Join us as we welcome Timothy Caulfield for his keynote, Infodemic! Is Misinformation Killing Us?.

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New Brunswick Science Week Career and Academic Discovery Panel

March 15th - 17th, 2021

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Join us during NB Science Week for a science career panel!

Our panels will feature Let's Talk Science volunteers who will discuss their experience at university studying, working and developing skills for a future in STEM. Our volunteers are excited to share their experiences with you and answer your questions.

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Young Computational Thinkers - Using Children’s Literature of Learn Unplugged Coding

March 17th, 2021

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This workshop provides Early Years Educators with foundational learning in Computational Thinking and Unplugged Coding. Utilizing a children’s book that focuses on directional language (Rosie’s Walk), 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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What’s in a Face? AI Programming and Facial Recognition

March 17th, 2021

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In this webinar you’ll be introduced to facial recognition, how facial recognition algorithms work and where it’s used in everyday life. You will test out your computer training skills in an unplugged activity, and experiment with teaching strategies that help you and your students identify the pros and cons of using facial recognition technology.

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Empowering students to be digital leaders

March 20th, 2021

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Grab a warm drink and join Let's Talk Science for our free Coffee and Keynote professional learning series for Canadian educators every Saturday in March. Join us as we welcome Jennifer Casa-Todd for her keynote, Empowering students to be digital leaders.

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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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