University of Ontario Institute of Technology

University of Ontario Institute of Technology and Durham College
Science Building, Business and IT Building, Energy Systems and Nuclear Science Research Centre
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, Ontario

Event Schedule
Saturday, May 13, 2017
10:00 a.m. — 3:00 p.m.

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UOIT Science Rendezvous Info

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UOIT and DC welcome inquiring minds of all ages to Science Rendezvous 2018, where people and science meet: a hands-on opportunity to explore and create! Meet the scientists who turn innovative research ideas into real solutions for society.

  • Come experience the thrill of doing a real experiment by participating in one of our Mini-Workshops
  • Take an INVENTour
  • Visit the Science Cavalcade
  • Grand Finale Celebration

When you arrive, pick up a copy of the Science Rendezvous program and your official Science Rendezvous passport. Plan your day with the many exciting, FREE events taking place on campus. Register for the Mini-Workshops and tours. Parking is FREE. Bring your own lunch and refillable water bottle.

FREE, fun, family-friendly day of science discovery

UOIT is pleased to once again partner with Durham College for Science Rendezvous 2018! Activities run from 10:00 a.m until 2:30 p.m. and include:

  • Colourful Chemistry — Come learn how to make an Indicator out of Cabbage in our colorful chemistry lab. Explore the Rainbow with an exciting Dry Ice experiment.
  • Fun With Food — Discover the magnetic properties of Cereal. Uncover visually what is really in those tasty treats you love to eat.
  • Mini Workshops — Hands-on workshops that will allow you to experience being a real scientist!
  • Forensic Fun Zone — CSI Oshawa – Solve the mystery by using a variety of forensic techniques.
  • Biodiversity Gallery — Experience the variety of nature: insects, animal skulls, fossils and biodiversity bingo!
  • INVENTours — Soap Sculptures; Bacteria Hands!; Tear Apart A Happy Meal; Rainbow Science; Making Slime; Magic Floating Orb; Inflate a Pig’s Lung; Flaming Gummy Bears and much more!
  • Grand Finale — 2:30 to 3:00 p.m. Celebrate Science Rendezvous’ 10th Anniversary and Canada’s 150th Birthday with cake, music and prizes!
  • Lunch — This year we encourage you to bring your own packed lunch and a refillable water bottle. There will be space on campus where you can sit and enjoy your lunch.

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