University of Manitoba and University of Winnipeg

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University of Manitoba and University of Winnipeg


Date: Saturday, May 7, 2016

Start: 11:00 AM

End: 3:00 PM

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University of Manitoba, Fort Gary campus,

Engineering and Information Technology Complex (EITC) and

the Science Complex buildings,

75 Chancellors Circle, Winnipeg, MB R3T 5V6

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Explore science in action!

From the enlightening to the fun and quirky, Science Rendezvous will engage adults, families, and children alike in a day of free fun and discovery.

Come explore the dozens of interactive displays, hands-on activities, the Chemistry magic show, the Physics Circus, and the cutting-edge research conducted at our Universities.

There will be free prizes, balloons, and slime!


Faculties of Science
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
Faculty of Engineering
Let’s Talk Science
WISE Kid-Netic Energy

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Activities this year will include:

Chemistry Magic Show
Physics Circus
Spaghetti Bridge
Biology and Microbiology lab tours
Cretaceous Menagerie
Ice Camp
Bottle Rocket Launch
Balloon Microbes and Molecules
Cyanotype Mother’s Day Cards
Scientist Photo Booth
“Speed Date a Scientist”
Solar Observatory
Painting Robot: “Picassnake”
Bee Observation
Make butter
Super Taster Quiz
Extract strawberry DNA
Make slime and a milky swirl
Oobleck Pool (run across cornstarch and water)
… and much more. Please check back for more details.

Show and Tour Schedule:

  • Chemistry Magic Show: 12:00 and 2:00 in Armes Building
  • Physics Circus Show: 11:30 and 1:30 in Armes Building
  • Cretaceous Menagerie Tour: 1:00 in Wallace Building
  • Biology lab Tour: 11:15, 12:15, and 1:15 in Buller Building
  • Speed Date a Scientist: 1:00 in Engineering E2: 229

For more information, please contact: