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Let's Talk One Health

November 16th, 2021

Student

What does health mean in the coming years and decades? How does the ongoing global pandemic shift our thinking?

Discover a leading-edge way of thinking by exploring the concept of One Health. 

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Strategies To Support Scientific Communication (Grade 6-8)

November 17th, 2021

Educator

This webinar will introduce educators to the importance of teaching reading comprehension strategies to support students’ ability to navigate text-based science communication. Educators will develop an understanding that reading is a process comprising three equally important stages.

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Let’s Talk Computer Science and Gaming

November 22nd, 2021

Student

If you are interested in gaming, this symposium is for you! Joining the brightest professionals from academia and industry, you will learn what computer science is and how it is related to video games.
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Let's Talk Microbes

November 23rd, 2021

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Join our panel of world-renowned scientists to learn how the science of genomics is changing our battle against the microbes – from health to food, to the environment, to the very future of antimicrobials.
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Strategies To Support Scientific Communication (Grade 9-12)

November 24th, 2021

Educator

This webinar will introduce educators to the importance of teaching reading comprehension strategies to support students’ ability to navigate text-based science communication. Educators will develop an understanding that reading is a process comprising three equally important stages.

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Simon Jackson - Environment & Literacy

November 27th, 2021

Educator

The world needs a generation of environmentally literate citizens – a cohort that understands and appreciates the value of nature. By deconstructing the complex and enlivening the obscure, we have the tools to create a nation that thinks critically about how to balance the needs of people and the environment. We just need the desire.

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Introduction to Twine for Interactive Storytelling

December 1st, 2021

Educator

Learn how to use Twine to help your students develop their science communication skills through interactive storytelling. Create branching stories, text adventure games, or “choose your own adventure”, and then publish to an HTML file for easy sharing. A must-have tool for your online teaching and flipped classroom toolbox.

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Sustainable Development Goals and Design Thinking: Design a Seed Saver

December 8th, 2021

Educator

Bring real world issues to the classroom using Design Thinking to solve food security problems highlighted by the UN Sustainable Development Goals. During this webinar you will discover how students can design seed savers from simple materials to protect seeds for future use. You will be provided with a step-by- step look at a classroom-ready learning experience for grade K-9 students.

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Build a Virtual Scavenger Hunt

December 15th, 2021

Educator

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. Explore opportunities for students to engage in cross-curricular learning and computational thinking. Add fun and discovery to student learning while teaching persistence and resilience with debugging activities.

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Let's Talk Classroom CSI

February 2nd, 2022

Student

Students will learn how to plan, execute and search for a missing person, as well as use biographic details from the human skeleton to achieve a personal identification and investigate a cause of death.
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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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