Memorial University of Newfoundland

Science Building Lobby & Chemistry-Physics Building Lobby Engineering Building Bruneau Centre Atrium
232 Elizabeth Ave, St.
St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador

Event Schedule
Saturday, May 13, 2017
11:00 a.m. — 3:00 p.m.

For more information, please contact
Lisa Breen

Event Website

Want to have a close encounter with science? Rendezvous with science on May 13th at a FREE all-ages event. Participants will get a chance to do fun and safe hands-on science activities. It’s fun for the whole family. Discover glow-in-the-dark crystals; explore microscopic pond life; make slime; and solve puzzles. There might even be an explosion or two! Plus, there’ll be a marine animal touch tank. Come and see what scientists are up to at Memorial University.

Science Rendezvous is the marquee event of Science Odyssey, a 10-day series of science-based activities and events taking place across Canada May 12-21 and led by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Learn more about Science Rendezvous online at Take part in Science Rendezvous using the hashtag #OdySci #SR2017. Get your hands on science!

Come see what scientists are up to at Memorial University, St. John’s campus and try it for yourself!

Science Rendezvous will take place in the lobbies of the Science and Chemistry/Physics buildings as well as the Engineering building – don’t miss the strawberry-eating monster from the Computer Science Department!  Check out the NSERC Innovation Showcase in the Bruneau Atrium (next to the Science building) highlighting the fantastic work done by research Faculty at MUN!

Get your Activity Passport in the lobby of the Science or Chemistry Building so that you don’t miss the events!



  • Discover glow-in-the-rocks!
  • A Snapchat station
  • Floating superconducting magnet!
  • Stan-Stan the Skeleton Man!
  • Chemistry magic show!
  • Strawberry-eating Monster (
  • Van de Graaff Generator!
  • “Eye Spy” via microscope!
  • Robots!
  • Marine animal touch tank
  • and much, much more!
NSERC Innovation Success Stories at this Event Site

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