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What is International Science Centre & Science Museum Day?

The International Science Center and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD) is a yearly event that aims to illustrate the role that science centers and science museums can play in raising awareness and engagement in sustainable development and the solutions to worldwide challenges such as climate change, human health (HIV/AIDS, Zika and other), energy, waste, water shortages, etc. Science centers and science museums are present on all continents and welcome 300 million visitors each year who are actively seeking information and support to make changes in their communities. 

Science centers and science museums worldwide take the opportunity of this day to celebrate and promote their missions through widely diverse informal science education activities addressing these critical topics articulated in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. It is a day of celebration and action at local, regional and international levels and an important reaffirmation of the value of science centers and science museums everywhere. Learn more: 

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The CASC office is situated in Robinson Huron Treaty territory and the traditional territory of the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek. We pay respect to their traditions, ways of knowing and acknowledge their many contributions to the innovations in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Clearly and overtly this gratitude must be demonstrated in our collective commitment to truth and reconciliation, by working to transform existing relationships, with open dialogue, mutual understanding and respectful collaborations

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