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University of Ottawa / Université d’Ottawa

Posted by on Apr 9, 2014 in Let's Talk Science, Ontario, Ottawa | Comments Off on University of Ottawa / Université d’Ottawa

University of Ottawa / Université d’Ottawa

  Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017 – 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. / Le samedi 13 mai 2017 – 10 h a 15 h uOttawa professors, students and alumni will join forces to present exciting demonstrations, hands-on activities and explosive experiments.   Activities will be presented in English and in French. Saturday, May 13, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Faculty of Social Sciences 120 University, Ottawa After the Science Rendezvous join alumni and friends at lunch for the Food Truck Rally. A separate RSVP is required. These activities are part of our family programming, so be sure to pick up your family passport at the registration table as you enter the Faculty of Social Sciences building, located at 120 University. Make sure you have your passport stamped at every family activity you attend. At the end of the day, hand in your passport at the new Alumni Hall located at 157 Séraphin-Marion Street for the chance to win a prize. Check out the complete schedule of Alumni Week activities. Parking is free in all our outdoor campus parking lots (except for the lot in front of the Faculty of Social Sciences Building). Cost: Events are free, but space is limited. Register now! RSVP     Les professeurs, étudiants et diplômés de l’Université d’Ottawa uniront leurs forces pour animer des démonstrations captivantes, des activités interactives et des expériences explosives. Les activités seront offertes en français et en anglais. Samedi 13 mai 2017 – 10 h 00 à 15 h Faculté des sciences sociales 120, rue Université, Ottawa Participez également à l’activité gratuite « Bouffe de rue en folie! ». Une inscription distincte est nécessaire. Ces activités faisant partie de notre programmation familiale, procurez-vous un passeport familial à la table d’inscription à l’entrée du Pavillon des sciences sociales, situé au 120, rue Université. Le passeport sera estampillé à chaque activité familiale à laquelle vous participerez. À la fin de la journée, rapportez votre passeport au tout nouveau Pavillon des diplômés (157, rue Séraphin-Marion) et courez la chance de gagner un prix. Consultez la programmation complète de la Semaine des diplômés. Stationnement gratuit dans les terrains extérieurs du campus (sauf celui au Pavillon des sciences sociales). Coût: événements sont gratuits, mais les places sont limitées. Inscrivez-vous! RSVP...

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Ryerson University

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 in Toronto | Comments Off on Ryerson University

Ryerson University

Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017 Start: 10:00 AM End: 4:00 PM Website: www.ryerson.ca/sciencerendezvous/ Venue Yonge-Dundas Square 1 Dundas Street East Toronto, Ontario Science Rendezvous @ Ryerson Come join Ryerson University at Yonge-Dundas Square for the 10th annual Science Rendezvous.  Science Rendezvous is Canada’s national celebration of science, with free public events and activities all across the country.  We at Ryerson University host an all-day event in the heart of the city that includes amazing research, hands-on activities, displays and stage shows that delight and demonstrate how science plays a part in our everyday lives. Bring the whole family. There is something for everyone! You don’t have to be a hard-core scientist or engineer to enjoy science.  Explore our web site for facts, vidoes, pictures and inspiration: ryerson.ca/sciencerendezvous Science Rendezvous @ Ryerson is organized through the Faculty of Science at Ryerson University. Highlights Ryerson’s Science Rendezvous event takes place in Yonge-Dundas Square, on the south-east corner of Yonge and Dundas in downtown Toronto, one of Canada’s liveliest public areas.  Our event offers hands-on activities, demonstrations and stage shows in robotics, water science, energy, engineering, architectural science, and many other scientific areas.  We have activities for young children, teens and adults.  Come on out and enjoy a day outdoors with science. For more information, please contact: Mira Grkavac mgrkavac@ryerson.ca...

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University of Toronto St. George Campus

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 in Let's Talk Science, Toronto | Comments Off on University of Toronto St. George Campus

University of Toronto St. George Campus

Date: Saturday, May 13th, 2017 Start: 11:00 a.m. End: 5:00 p.m. Website: ScienceRendezvousUofT.ca Venue University of Toronto, St. George Campus – Toronto, ON, M5S 3G3 Science Rendezvous at the University of Toronto (St. George Campus) will feature numerous demonstrations and activities that integrate science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and human ingenuity. The event offers visitors of all ages a chance to meet with world-class researchers, conduct hands-on experiments and, above all, have fun while discovering science in a whole new way. This year, the University of Toronto (St. George Campus) has a phenomenal festival in store to commemorate Canada’s 150th Birthday and Science Rendezvous’ 10th Anniversary! Come take a time-travelling journey through 150 years of Canadian research, innovation, and achievement in S.T.E.M.! As you navigate through the exhibits we challenge you to discover Canada’s rich scientific heritage, learning all about where we’ve been and where we can go! See below for this year’s event highlights!   Highlights Science & Technology Street Fair – Science & technology pavilions will line St. George Street with over 100 awe-inspiring demonstrations and interactive activities that showcase science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Some noteworthy 2017 finds include:– playing with robots, rockets, drones, computer simulators, 3D viewers, and a solar car! – building and testing bridges, arches, and trusses! – solving mathematic puzzles and tricks! – identifying earth’s minerals! – observing table-top river bedforms and earthquake simulators! – making slime and kombucha leather! – extracting DNA from fruit, making DNA out of candy, and decoding DNA puzzles! – discovering the human body and its intricate systems! – meeting model organisms like zebrafish, leeches, daphnia, anole lizards, and hissing cockroaches! – AND MUCH, MUCH MORE! The Amazing Science Chase – An Amazing Race-styled science competition. In this chase young scientists must utilize their knowledge and know-how to accomplish a series of S.T.E.M. challenges for a chance to win great prizes! A message from our 2017 Science Chase team! Greetings young time-travelling scientists! To celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary, your friends from Science Chase need your help once again! An evil mastermind has stolen rare Canadian artifacts from the Science Chase Museum and traveled back in time to scatter all these items at different points throughout history! Using a time machine and your knowledge in the field of science and technology, travel back into the past to find and collect all the missing artifacts. Once you have completed all the challenges, transport back to the year 2017 to return the special artifacts to the Science Chase Museum. You will be crowned the Time Travelling Hero of 2017 and receive limited edition prizes for completing your quest. Join the Science Chase team on May 13th to take part in an adventure of a lifetime! Toronto District Science Fair – Students are given the opportunity to showcase their work alongside that of Canada’s leading researchers! Students with outstanding science posters will win funding for their classrooms! Funding that can help to enhance both the current and future scientific education of themselves and their peers. INVENTours – behind the scenes tours of University of Toronto’s cutting edge research laboratories. Thank you to all of our generous sponsors! Follow along with us on: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! For more information please contact: uoftsrchair@sciencerendezvous.org...

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Let’s Talk Science

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014 in Canada | Comments Off on Let’s Talk Science

About Let’s Talk Science Let’s Talk Science is an award-winning, national, charitable organization. We create and deliver unique learning programs and services that engage children, youth and educators in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). We strive to prepare youth for their future careers and role as citizens in a rapidly changing world. For more information, please visit www.letstalkscience.ca Science Rendezvous events organized by or partnered with Let’s Talk Science : British Columbia Old Barn Community Centre, Vancouver BC Manitoba University of Winnipeg & University of Manitoba Ontario Albert Campbell Library, Toronto ON Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, Cambridge ON Carleton University, Ottawa ON Central Library, Mississauga ON Guelph Farmers’ Market, Guelph ON Locke Library, Hamilton ON Main Street Markham, Markham ON University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa ON University of Ottawa, Ottawa ON Pan Am Aquatics Centre, Toronto ON Pape/Danforth Library, Toronto ON Queen’s University, Kingston ON Ryerson University, Toronto ON Toronto Zoo, Toronto ON Westdale Library, Hamilton ON University of Windsor, Windsor ON York Woods Library, Toronto ON Newfoundland Memorial University, St. John’s, NL Saskatchewan University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon SK ttp://www.sciencerendezvous.ca/201...

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Northumberland Mall with Scientists in School

Posted by on Jan 30, 2014 in Ontario | Comments Off on Northumberland Mall with Scientists in School

Northumberland Mall with Scientists in School

Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017 Start: 10:00 AM End: 3:00 PM Website: www.scientistsinschool.ca Venue Northumberland Mall 1111 Elgin St West Cobourg, ON K9A 5H7 Malls of Science, Northumberland Mall, Cobourg – May 13 Come out, get hands-on, and have fun with science as Scientists in School proudly presents Malls of Science! As part of Science Rendezvous on May 7, Malls of Science at Northumberland Mall (Cobourg) will bring science inspiration and fun to kids and their families. During Malls of Science, children become scientists and are able to see, touch and do science using specialized equipment and materials, all under the guidance of real science experts. Scientists in School presenters will guide kids of all ages (and their parents or caregivers) in hands-on science activities including: Experimenting with soap and water tension Exploring insects using magnifiers and microscopes Making tumbling bunnies to observe Newton’s law of motion   For more information, please contact: Terry Hudson Outreach and Development Specialist terry.hudson@scientistsinschool.ca | 905-426-3434 ext. 222   Malls of Science is hosted by...

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