Manitoba

Manitoba
CityEventLocationDateHost OrganizationDescription
Oak Hammock MarshBird in a HandOak Hammock March Interpretive Centre, 1 snow goose bay, Oak Hammock Marsh, Manitoba, R0C 2Z0May 15, 8a.m. to 10a.m.Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive CentreParticipate in an actual songbird banding session with an expert followed by a canoe excursion in a thriving wetland.
SelkirkCurioCity -- Careers and STEMSelkirk6-May-16Let's Talk ScienceThis is a closed event. This professional learning workshop is being offered by Let's Talk Science to introduce teachers to Careers @ CurioCity (www.explorecuriocity.org) which is a resource that helps demonstrate the role and importance of STEM courses in expanding future career choices for youth.
WinnipegScience Rendezvous – Explore Science in Action!University of Manitoba E.I.T.C Bldg (Fort Garry Campus), 75 Chancellors Circle Winnipeg, MB R3T 5V6Saturday, May 7, 2016 | 11AM-3PMUniversity of Manitoba & University of WinnipegExplore 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, the Chemistry magic show, the Physics Circus, and the cutting-edge research conducted at our Universities.
There will be free prizes, balloons, and slime!

Activities this year will include:
Chemistry Magic Show
Physics Circus
Spaghetti Bridge
Biology and Microbiology lab tours
Cretaceous Menagerie
Ice Camp
Bottle Rocket Launch
Balloon Microbes and Molecules
Plinko
Cyanotype Mother’s Day Cards
Papermaking
Scientist Photo Booth
“Speed Date a Scientist”
Solar Observatory
Painting Robot: “Picassnake”
Bee Observation
Make butter
Super Taster Quiz
Extract strawberry DNA
Make slime and a milky swirl
Oobleck Pool (run across cornstarch and water)
Canada-Wide Experiment


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

Show and Tour Schedule:
• Chemistry Magic Show: 12:00 and 2:00 in Armes Building
• Physics Circus Show: 11:30 and 1:30 in Armes Building
• Cretaceous Menagerie Tour: 1:00 in Wallace Building
• Biology lab Tour: 11:15, 12:15, and 1:15 in Buller Building
Speed Date a Scientist: 1:00 in Engineering E2: 229

Participants
Faculties of Science
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
Faculty of Engineering
Let’s Talk Science
WISE Kid-Netic Energy
Click here for map of event location and parking

For more information:
http://www.sciencerendezvous.ca/university-of-manitoba/
WinnipegScience Rendezvous - Participate in Hands-on Science!University of Manitoba E.I.T.C Bldg (Fort Garry Campus), 75 Chancellors Circle Winnipeg, MB R3T 5V6Saturday, May 7, 2016 | 11AM-3PMUniversity of Winnipeg & University of ManitobaThe University of Winnipeg’s team of enthusiastic scientists will be presenting their demonstrations and hands-on activities at the University of Manitoba this year!

Click here for information about the location from the University of Manitoba Science Rendezvous site.

Join us at the Science Complex for a free, family-friendly festival celebrating science in Winnipeg!

Participate in Hands-on Science!
There will be many hands-on activities including the physics of music, paper flower chromatography, identifying baby animal calls, visual illusions, a smoke cannon, the latest projects from Applied Computer Science, and activities illustrating the importance of our uniquely human opposable thumb. Complete the Science Passport to enter a chance to win one of our exciting prizes!

Be dazzled by our chemistry magic show! @ 12:30 pm & again @ 2:00 pm
Try the latest computer programs!
Fire a smoke cannon!
Learn how to win “Let’s Make a Deal”!
Learn the importance of an opposable thumb!
View the data from the UofW Cloud Punchers!

Learn more about our participation in the Canada Wide Experiment High Altitude Balloon Experiment (CWE-HABEX)! .
WinnipegScience Rendezvous’ Canada-Wide Experiment with the University of Winnipeg "Cloud Punchers"University of Manitoba E.I.T.C Bldg (Fort Garry Campus)
75 Chancellors Circle Winnipeg, MB R3T 5V6
Saturday, May 7, 2016 | 11AM-3PMUniversity of WinnipegThe University of Winnipeg's team participating in the Global Space Balloon Challenge through the Canada Wide Experiment - High Altitude Balloon Experiment (CWE-HABEX) will be launching their experiment on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 8 a.m. from FortWhyte Alive. The team largely consists of students from the Geography & Environmental Students Association (GESA). We'll be displaying our results (and those of the rest of the CWE-HABEX participants) at Science Rendezvous on Saturday, May 07, 2016 from 11:00 - 3:00 at the University of Manitoba Engineering & Information Technology Complex (Fort Garry Campus). This event is organized in partnership with Science Rendezvous for Science Odyssey

For more information:
http://www.sciencerendezvous.ca/cwe-habex-experiment-uwinnipeg/
WinnipegResearch Under the MicroscopeWinnipegMay 9-13, 2016St. Boniface Hospital Research CentreThis is an invitation only event for school groups. Students from Manitoba First Nations schools will be participating in hands-on biomedical science activities to experience how medical research scientists study disease. Students will work with live cells, tissues and microscopes to explore the work of Research Centre scientists from our Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders and the Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine.
WinnipegScience Odyssey Week45 Forks Market Road, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 4T6May 6-15, 2016Manitoba Children's MuseumThe Children's Museum celebrates Science Odyssey Week with a series of science-connected school programs, permanent galleries, and public events which include: A) School Programs (Nursery to Grade 5) Hands-on, Manitoba curriculum-linked educational school programs available in English, French, Basic French, and Immersion. School programs include elements of exploration, application, extension, literacy, and take-home pre- and post-activities. B) Permanent Galleries (for children under 10 and their caregivers) Unlike the no-touch exhibits at other more traditional museums, the Children's Museum's 12 permanent galleries are always ready for hands-on fun! The latest innovations in education come together with creative environments to provide a powerful learning experience that entertains as it educates. Offering Manitoba curriculum-linked layered experiences, the museum's galleries are designed to be as accessible to children as possible and integrate Partners In Play prompts as caregiver guides for those looking to engage, enhance, and support their visit. C) #SeriouslyAdult Indie Night (18A - Suitable for people 18 years of age or older): This fundraising event on May 6, 2016 is designed for adults that are young at heart. Held after regular operating hours, this event allows adults to explore the Children's Museum's galleries and experience great music from local artists while raising money to enhance exhibits, create educational programs, and help fund the Free2Play Access Program which provides free museum visits to under-supported children in Manitoba.
WinnipegScience Odyssey WeekThe Manitoba Museum, 190 Rupert Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R2M 1L2May 6-15, 2016The Manitoba MuseumThe Manitoba Museum will celebrate Science Odyssey with a series of public and school programs and science awareness events. These include: - Curriculum-based science demonstrations for school groups (grades K through 9); - Hands-on rocket-building activities for public (May 7-8 & May 14-15); - Planetarium programming, including live and interactive sky shows and the feature presentation "Astronaut", designed to introduce school-aged children to possible careers in STEM; - Early-morning observing session of the Transit of Mercury, with recorded summaries and explanations later in the week (May 9-16)
WinnipegUsing digital imagery to identify, measure, and census Arctic mammalsAssiniboine Park Zoo, Winnipeg, MB12 May, 2016Leatherdale International Polar Bear Conservation CentreWe will conduct a remote sensing workshop for high school students to develop skillsets for identifying and measuring polar bears and Arctic seals using digital imagery.
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