University of Manitoba

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University of Manitoba

Date: Saturday, May 9, 2015

Start: 11:00 AM

End: 3:00 PM

Website: http://www.sciencerendezvous.ca/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, 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
WISE Kid-Netic Energy

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!
Build and test a spaghetti bridge!
See pond critters and fly-eating plants, touch a sea star, and use a microscope during the Biology Lab Tour!
Travel back in time by visiting the Ed Leith Cretaceous Menagerie!
Explore an ice camp!
Build and launch your own bottle rocket!
Meet mighty microbes!
Get a taste for statistics with jelly beans, sprite vs 7-up, and Plinko!
Pinch a hexaflexagon!
Ride the all-electric ATV!
Make your hair stand up with a Van de Graaff generator!
Synthesize molecules on a computer!
Search the skies at the Solar Observatory!
Peer through the virtual telescope!
Meet the humanoid robot and the angry robot!
Make butter!
Take the sugary drinks quiz!
Do the Möbius twist!
Play life-size Angry Birds!
Extract strawberry DNA!
Make slime and a milky swirl!

 

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

 

Show and Tour Schedule:

  • Chemistry Magic Show: 11:45 and 2:15 in room E3-270
  • Physics Circus Show: 1:15 in room E3-270
  • Ed Leith Cretaceous Menagerie Tour: 12:00 and 1:00
  • Biology lab Tour: 11:30, 12:30, and 1:30

For more information, please contact:

James Xidos: James.Xidos@umanitoba.ca