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Let's Talk Cancer


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



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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Let’s Talk AI: The future of Artificial Intelligence for intelligent humans

April 21st, 2021


The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the digital shift at a surprising pace - but also served to expose the inequalities and injustices in our society. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is promising solutions to global problems - but could make them so much worse.

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Let’s Talk COVID-19 – Science in “Real-Time”

May 5th, 2021


People around the world have watched science ‘happen in real time’ during the COVID-19 pandemic. In less than one year, the novel coronavirus emerged, was identified and millions vaccinated with a variety of brand new vaccines. How did we learn so much so fast? What questions remain? Why do some people think it’s all a hoax? Are we prepared for the next pandemic?
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Let's Talk Memory

May 15th, 2021


If I asked you what you had eaten on May 15 last year would you remember? What if I asked you what sound a cat makes? Seems easier right, but why? Memory is one of the most complex phenomena that is studied in the scientific field right now!
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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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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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