As a woman working in the world of science, Baumgartner is also keenly aware of the importance of breaking down barriers to girls who might be interested in a career in that field. A recent addition to the centre’s slate of programs is Girls’ Night Out, intended to engage and educate girls who might be contemplating a future in science and engineering. Read more
As part of the celebrations for Canada’s 150th anniversary, Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre’s AquaVan 150 is visiting schools and community events in the Okanagan.
AquaVan 150 is the first-ever cross-Canada road trip for the mobile education program in its 22-year history. Read more
TORONTO (March 28, 2017) – Advocate and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Sheila Watt-Cloutier will present her new model for 21st century leadership at the Ontario Science Centre on May 6, as keynote speaker of the 2017 Canadian Association of Science Centres (CASC) Annual Conference. Sharing her passion on the urgency of climate change and its connection to today’s broader public issues, the author of Canada Reads 2017 selection The Right To Be Cold will provide her big picture vision of where we are and where we are headed. Read more
he Manitoba Museum recently delivered a dozen educational kits to schools in two northern Manitoba communities.
These kits, the products of a project called SPIRIT LINES, were developed to to re-introduce oral histories and physical specimens to the communities of Norway House Cree Nation and Garden Hill First Nation. Read more
The exhibit features characters from Disney Pixar movies, and allows visitors to experience the art, science, computer science and math that Pixar uses when making their films. Read more
After pursuing a PhD in science education from Curtin University in Australia, Dr. Barriault dedicated herself to pushing Laurentian’s diploma program into a one-year accredited master’s degree. The master’s was approved last year and the first cohort will be admitted this coming September. Read more
The exhibit was produced by the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo and is being presented by the Saskatchewan Science Centre. Read more
Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) and Vancouver Aquarium researchers announced Tuesday they will be cooperating on the study of the effects of microplastics on B.C.’s water systems. Read more.
Ever wonder why some people are inherently clumsy? Or why some people are prone to motion sickness? This March break, children visiting the Ontario Science Centre can participate in two new Waterloo studies to help researchers solve these and other mysteries relating to the human body. Read more
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