Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador
CityEventLocationDateHost OrganizationDescription
Corner BrookLet's Talk Science ChallengeCorner Brook5-May-16Let's Talk Science Outreach at MemorialThis is a closed event. This free, fun-filled program encourages students to build their team skills, interact with relevant role models and test their abilities against peers. It inspires students to acquire science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) knowledge beyond their curriculum. http://letstalkscience.ca/programs-resources/programs/lets-talk-science-challenge.html
St. John'sScience RendezvousScience Building Lobby Memorial University St. John's NL. A1B 3X7Saturday, May 7, 2016 | 12pm – 3pmMemorial University of NewfoundlandWant to have a close encounter with science? Rendezvous with science on May 7th at a FREE all-ages event. Participants will get to do fun and safe hands-on science activities including chemistry magic with household materials and making slime! There might even be an explosion or two. Come see what scientists are up to at Memorial University, St. John's campus and try it for yourself! Highlights - Discover glow-in-the-dark crystals! - Explore microscopic pond life! - Make slime! - Solve puzzles! - Chemistry Magic Show (will include explosions!) - Marine animal touch tank This event is organized in partnership with Science Rendezvous for Science Odyssey (http://www.sciencerendezvous.ca/mun/)
St. John'sSPACE NEXTJohnson GEO CENTRE, 175 Signal Hill Road, St. John's, Newfoundland, A1A 1B2MAY 10th, 2016Johnson GEO CENTREWhat's next for space exploration? What advancements in science and technology have been made? Join Bethany Downer, local student and aspiring astronaut, Class of '18*, for an interactive presentation and showing of Space Next 3D. Come explore the innovation in today's space program with an outlook on tomorrow. This program will be suitable for ages 12 and over, however parents may deem the event suitable for those under the age of 12. *Bethany has been accepted into the Master of Space Studies program at the International Space University (ISU) in Strasbourg, France, this September.
St. John'sTRANSIT OF MERCURYJohnson GEO CENTRE, 175 Signal Hill Road, St. John's, Newfoundland, A1A 1B2MAY 9th, 2016Johnson GEO CENTRECome join the Johnson GEO CENTRE and the St. John's Centre, RASC as they setup solar telescopes for the SAFE public viewing of the elusive planet Mercury as it crosses in front of the Sun, which will happen only 14 times in this century. Not only are planetary transits are one of the rarest of astronomical events but connect us to our astronomical history. Come and enjoy Johnson GEO CENTRE Planetarium show which tells of how Planetary Transits were used to solve 17th century science's greatest unknown - the exact distance between the Earth and the Sun with a Newfoundland connect to this event and how we use transit today for finding exoplanets!
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