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Let's Talk Science Challenge


: 6-8
November 1, 2023 - June 1, 2024
: Free
Girl and boy taking part in the Challenge

Are your students up for the Challenge? Put their STEM knowledge to the test by taking part in theory, hands-on and team activities in this national STEM competition.

What is the Let's Talk Science Challenge?

The Let’s Talk Science Challenge is a free team-based STEM/science competition that encourages students in Grades 6-8 to learn about new STEM topics and show what they learn in an exciting, supportive environment.

The Grand Finale competition with a quiz and engineering challenge is held in-person at several locations across Canada, and online for everyone. Online learning resources and practice events keep the excitement going as you gear up for the big day. 

Preparation for the competition is important. Students can work in teams or individually to explore STEM concepts provided in the Study Handbook prior to the competition. Let’s Talk Science also offers practice quizzes and beginning in mid-February.

Why participate in the Let's Talk Science Challenge?

The Let's Talk Science Challenge:

  • Provides an outlet for students who are not being challenged by the curriculum
  • Inspires students to consider future education in STEM and potential STEM careers
  • Enriches curriculum in eight subject areas
  • Emphasizes team collaboration, cooperative learning and problem-solving skills
  • A great opportunity to meet role models from post-secondary campuses near you!