Science Rendezvous @ Winnipeg


Saturday, May 7 @ 10 AM – 3 PM
Free fun for all ages!!!

Come explore the world of Science at one of the two Winnipeg festival locations:

  1. University of Manitoba, Fort Garry campus: Engineering and Information Technology Complex, 75 Chancellors Circle

    View Google map of University of Manitoba including parking information.

    • Free prizes and helium balloons!!!
    • Chemistry Magic Show
    • Cretaceous Menagerie Museum
    • Guided tours of state-of-the-art research labs and equipment
    • Physics and Astronomy research, workshops, and tours; click here for more information
    • Interactive activities and displays, including:
      • Aerostat mini-blimp
      • All-electric ATV
      • Artificial blood vessels
      • Bread and Honey – from field to plate
      • Buzzing bees!
      • Candy DNA
      • Cola taste test
      • Earthquake simulator
      • Formula race cars
      • Fossils
      • Microscopy
      • Minerals
      • Play Plinko
      • Race car simulator (come try it!)
      • Robots
      • Sew an E. Coli
      • Slimey Surprises and Magic Mud
      • Strawberry DNA Extraction
      • Superfoods
      • Textile fibres under the microscope

    Participating groups @ UM

    • Collège Universitaire de Saint-Boniface
    • University of Manitoba
      • Faculty of Agriculture and Food Science
      • Faculty of Engineering
      • Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources
      • Faculty of Human Ecology
      • Faculty of Science
      • Let’s Talk Science

  2. Inner City Science Centre: Niji Mahkwa School, 450 Flora Avenue
    Google Map
    • Free pizza, prizes, and helium balloons!!!
    • Tour of ICSL student laboratories
    • Exhibits and interactive displays from UW Anthropology, Chemistry, Computer Science, and Geography, including:
      • Superconducting magnets
      • Chromatography flowers
      • Luminol

    Participating groups @ ICSC

    • Biomedical Youth Program, University of Manitoba
    • Faculty of Science, University of Winnipeg
    • Let’s Talk Science, University of Winnipeg

Stay tuned for more!

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