Model train fans will be going loco over a new exhibit Science Timmins is unveiling after Labour Day weekend.
It’s a working electric train and miniature village.
“We have volunteers who have been working on this for the past year,” explained Lorraine Cantin, chairwoman of the Science Timmins board. “The tracks and the trains were donated by Joe Ferrari who was a local school principal.
The Saskatchewan Science Centre presented its Go! Science show at the Assiniboia and District Public Library on August 10. Go! Science is the Saskatchewan Science Centre’s interactive outreach program that travels all over the province throughout the year. The show was a huge hit with about 70 people present including children as well as adults. The Canada150-themed presentation had three separate projects for the participants. Read more
“We’re … celebrating the 70 years of the oil patch, gas patch, and its contributions to Canada 150 years of success with the idea of looking at not just the history and the education but the innovation that we’re headed to,” Bahniuk said.
“There’s a lot of history in 70 years, there’s a lot of changes to make it better. And we’re not stopping there we’re going to keep going.” Read more
Jennifer Van Mol and her three-year-old daughter Alena are regular visitors to TheMuseum in downtown Kitchener, but Wednesday morning's visit was extra special.
They were welcomed by cheers as they walked through the door at 11:04 a.m.: the pair share the honour of being TheMuseum's one millionth visitor. Read more
Her name is Maple, she's got a weakness for poplar, and contrary to rumours she can't impale you -- or your dog -- from a distance.
"There are so many myths and misconceptions with porcupines," said Meghan Mitchell, staff scientist in the Forest Lab at Science North. "And a lot of awesome things people don't know about them. Such as the fact that they don't throw their quills." Read More
Lineups went around the building for the special eclipse viewing glasses that allow people to safely stare at the sun without damaging their retinas.
The glasses were provided to people who paid admission to watch Monday morning's Space Show. Read more
Manitoba Museum curators delve into the vaults and scour the land in an endless quest to preserve and showcase history Read more
The awardee will be an individual early in their career who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to science, technology, mathematics, medicine, or engineering. Contributions can take one or more of many forms, including research, teaching, entrepreneurship, communications, and innovation. The award recipient will be recognized at TELUS World of Science - Edmonton's annual LUMEN event, given a monetary award, provided a professional development scholarship, and will participate in several TELUS World of Science - Edmonton events during the year. Read more
The Okanagan Science Centre is helping a local student with post-secondary education.
Noah Slimmon has been presented with the Marg Sim Memorial Scholarship. Read more.
Hebron is providing the popular Petty Harbour Mini Aquarium with $15,000 to help support its marine education activities.
Each year, divers and fishermen provide the aquarium with their exhibits, all of which are returned to the wild every fall. Read more
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