Cape Breton University

The Science and Engineering faculty and students at CBU are participating in a nationwide Celebration of Science. Our event, CBU Science Rendezvous will be held at the MayFlower Mall on May 7th, 2011.  CBU. Science Rendezvous is a one day Science festival held on May 7th 2011 to promote Science awareness.  It is a fun and interactive way to engage the public and promote and encourage Science at all levels. It is a family-friendly event with exciting demonstrations and interactive exhibits celebrating how Science plays a part in our everyday lives in everything from chemistry, health, art, biology, geology, math, physics,  etc.

Each department will have a pavilion set up, where they will run fun demos and activities while teaching about their discipline. In addition “Lets Talk Science” will have a few pavilions as well.

  • Interactive and Family Friendly Activities

–        Learn about Geology, make fossil rubbings or be a mineral detective

–        Make waves with Physics

–        You don’t miss the water till the well runs dry! Ground Water-Drinking Water-Mine Water.  Find out the pH of your pop or the sugar content of juice.

–        Experience an Alien Hand with Psychology

–         What in the World? - a Project UFO Roadshow (Biology)

–        Make your own Mobius strips with Math

–        Using Chemistry you can walk on top of water

–        See the Stars! Inside a Star lab.

–        Experiment with Engineering, learn how robots work

–        Have a chat with Darwin, Einstein and Madame Curie

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