University of Manitoba

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University of Manitoba

Date: Saturday, May 10, 2014

Start: 11:00 AM

End: 3:00 PM

Website: http://www.sciencerendezvous.ca/2014/university-of-manitoba/

Venue

University of Manitoba, Fort Gary campus

Engineering and Information Technology Complex (EITC)

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, Chemistry magic show, Physics Circus, and cutting-edge research conducted at the University of Manitoba.  There will be free prizes, helium balloons and slime!

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Participants

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Science
Let’s Talk Science

Click here for map of event location and parking

 

Highlights

Activities this year will include:

Be blown away by the Chemistry Magic Show
Run away with the Physics Circus
Learn about Arctic Mammal Survival
Ride the all-electric ATV
Make butter
Play real-life Angry Birds
Make slime and a milky swirl
Sew an E.coli
Learn about Food for Health
Build and test a spaghetti bridge
Drive the simulation SAE Formula race-car
Search the skies at the Solar Observatory
Get clean-suited up to do water quality analysis
Watch the world’s smallest humanoid robot play soccer
Experience the world’s best virtual reality with Oculus Rift and the UM’s VRNChair
See pond critters and fly-eating plants, touch a sea star, and use a microscope during the Biology Lab Tour

 

… and much more! Please check back for more details!

 

Show and Tour Schedule:

  • Chemistry Magic Show: 11:30 and 1:20 in room E3-270
  • Physics Circus Show: 12:25 and 2:15 in room E3-270
  • Biology Lab Tour: Leaves Atrium at 12:00, 1:00, and 2:00

For more information, please contact:

James Xidos: James.Xidos@umanitoba.ca