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    Science communication through interactive storytelling in Twine

    April 20th, 2020

    Help your students develop their science communication skills by creating nonlinear, interactive storytelling using Twine, an open-source digital storytelling platform.

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    Design an e-animal using 3D modelling

    April 21st, 2020

    Learn how to design a simple 3D animal in Tinkercad! Students can share their creations for virtual adoption as part of a climate awareness campaign.

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  • Volunteer Webinar April 22

    Young Computational Thinkers: Unplugged Coding with K-6

    April 22nd, 2020

    Learn how to help young learners develop computational thinking skills such as decomposition, abstraction, pattern recognition, and algorithmic thinking. This webinar includes instructions on activities including Binary Beads.

    Can’t make the date? Register and the webinar recording will be available after the event.

     

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    micro:bits as water level monitors

    April 23rd, 2020

    Explore the use of simple circuits and block-based coding to transform a micro:bit into a basic water level monitor.

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    Protecting local pollinators: Building a bee house

    April 24th, 2020

    Apply the principles of design thinking to design and build a house for solitary bees. Students can track bee activity and test its effectiveness as a nest for solo bees.

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  • Volunteer Webinar May 7

    Coding with Purpose: Developing Critical Thinkers with 7-12

    May 7th, 2020

    Explore how to incorporate computational thinking concepts in outreach through exploratory, hands-on activities and coding to develop real-world problem-solving skills.

    Can’t make the date? Register and the webinar recording will be available after the event.

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  • Volunteer webinar June 25

    Creative Collaborators: Solving Problems Using Data with K-6

    June 25th, 2020

    Explore how micro:bits are used in the new Living Space outreach workshop and additional activity extensions. Help students use data to design creative solutions for relevant, real-world problems.

    Can’t make the date? Register and the webinar recording will be available after the event.

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  • Volunteer Webinar July 7

    Fostering Empathetic Design: Design Thinking and Programmable Devices with 7-9

    July 7th, 2020

    Learn about the design thinking process to help students choose empathy-driven solutions to real world problems.

    Can’t make the date? Register and the webinar recording will be available after the event.

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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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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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