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EventLocationDateHost OrganizationDescription
Aboriginal Science Youtube SeriesUniversity of British ColumbiaMay 11Geering Up UBC Engineering & Science for Kids

Geering Up celebrates STEM in Aboriginal Communities with a Youtube Series featuring exciting science activities and interviews with Aboriginal scientists and engineers.

The first episode will be released on May 11th at

À la découverte des rongeursDans votre classeMay 6, 2016Zoo SauvageIn French only.
Amateur Astronomy NightsVarious in OttawaYear round#popscope Ottawa#Popscope is an urban movement that aims to reconnect diverse communities to the night sky and to each other by hosting free, "pop-up" astronomy nights in public spaces. For thousands of years, the night sky has inspired and brought people and communities together. We hope to bring people together for many more. All year round, weather dependent. We make our announcements on social media, 2-3 days prior to outings. IG/Twitter: @ottawapopscope
Canada's Future in Ocean and Freshwater ScienceLive on YouTube:; 11, 2016Fisheries and Oceans CanadaJoin Minister Tootoo and Minister Duncan live from the Canadian Museum of Nature as they engage scientists and students in a discussion about careers and new investments in aquatic sciences. Follow the conversation on Twitter & tweet us your questions on aquatic sciences @DFO_MPO #morescience
Churchill Science ChallengeOnlineMay 6-15, 2016Churchill Northern Studies CentreThe Churchill Science Challenge is an online contest event running from May 6 -15 open to people of all ages across the country! The online contest event will ask participants to submit a science question related to Churchill that they would like to learn more about. Submissions will be accepted through email and social media platforms by adding the hashtags #churchillsciencechallenge and #OdySci. The winning entry will get a live chat presentation with CNSC staff sharing knowledge regarding the question and including any relevant images/ videos about the subject area (the chat will be in-person for local winner or via Skype/ other web-based streaming platform for a non-local winner.) The live chat presentation will be recorded and posted online to share with the greater online audience.
Classroom & Community STEM WorkshopsVarious schools & community centers throughout Southwestern OntarioMay 6-15Western Engineering OutreachOur elementary school outreach team, Discovery Western, will be travelling throughout Southwestern Ontario from May 6-15 visiting over 25 different schools to deliver science & engineering workshops. Activities include LEGO Robotics, building a human-size truss bridge, learning to code and much more. There are still dates available during this week for groups looking to join in on the fun. Email us at or follow us at @DW_Programs for more information.
Classroom Science and Engineering WorkshopsVancouver SchoolsMay 9-13Geering UpUniversity students from UBC will be bringing 90 hands-on science and engineering to schools across Metro Vancouver. Workshop booking is open now, teachers are invited to sign up today for hands-on discoveries!
Concours de photo: Empreinte d'écologieEn ligne, Partout au QuébecMay-0624 heures de scienceIn French only.
Concours de photo: Empreinte d'écologieEn ligne, Partout au QuébecMay-0724 heures de scienceIn French only.
Défi Génie ExpressDans votre classeMay-0624 heures de scienceIn French only.
GPS Satellite searchVictoria12-May-16Natural Resources CanadaLost? . . . Find Your Way Using Satellites 20,000 km Away! Elementary school students will learn how GPS space technology is used by scientists in their work during a High Tech Treasure Hunt.
Les grenouilles, nos amies pour combien de temps? 11, 2016Partenaires en recherche CanadaIn French only.
Hier, j'ai vieilli de 4 secondesL'équipe se déplace des les écoles secondairesMay 6-13, 2016SMAC- Sciences et mathématiques en actionFrench only.
J'adopte un cours d'eau à Ekuanitshit! - Partage d'expérienceWebconférenceMay 13, 2016Groupe d'éducation et d'écosurveillance de l'eauFrench only.
La dynamique des écosystèmes forestiersDans votre classeMay-05Association Forestière Vallée du St-MauriceIn French only.
Les secrets de la planète MarsPartout au QuebecMay-06À la découverte de l'UniversIn French only.
Let's Get Published!Online Virtual Event Available Across CanadaMay 11, 2016, 7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PTPartners In Research Canada with The Journal of Student Science and TechnologyIn this event, conducted over a videoconference connection and webcast LIVE, a panel of academic researchers and journal reviewers will discuss the process of getting published as a youth scientist. Each panelist will give their own "unique perspective" on the ins and outs of publishing as a youth scientist. Viewers will be able to participate by submitting questions in advance via email or by Tweeting questions to the host during the session. The event will be recorded and posted afterwards on the Partners In Research Canada YouTube Channel. To register please go to this link
Let's Talk ScienceOutreach sites at over 40 universities and colleges across CanadaMay 6-15, 2016Let's Talk ScienceMore than 230,000 children and youth and 2,300 teachers across Canada engaged in over 4,600 hands-on/minds-on activities with 3,500 Let's Talk Science Outreach volunteers in 2014/15 -- free of charge. A national, community-based program, Let's Talk Science Outreach connects educators and youth with our volunteers to deliver a wide variety of meaningful science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities for children as young as three years old and youth up to Grade 12. During Science Odyssey, our Let's Talk Science volunteers will share their knowledge to support educators, and inspire and engage children right across Canada and into the Far North -- helping them to develop science literacy, build critical skills, foster the joy of learning, and discover the relevance of science in their own lives.
Mission orientationPour tous les enseignants du Québec (primaire et secondaire)May 6-15, 2016Association québécoise d'information scolaire et professionnelle (AQISEP)In French only.
Plume de scienceEn ligne, Partout au QuébecMay-0624 heures de scienceIn French only.
Science Ambassadors Connect!Green Lake, Beauval, Pinehouse, The Pas, Opaskwayak Cree Nation, Ile a la Crosse, Buffalo Narrows, Cumberland House, Stony Rapids, Fond du Lac, Black Lake, Wollaston LakeMay 9-15thUniversity of Saskatchewan Science Ambassador ProgramScience Ambassadors and students in 12 remote Northern communities in Saskatchewan and Manitoba will connect to share projects related to the theme "Sustainability in Our Land"; community parents, educators, Elders, and Knowledge keepers will be invited to share the celebration of learning and collaborating to 'Make Science Fun & Relevant, One Community at a Time!"
Science conferences for high school studentsIn the participating schoolsAnytime between May 6 and May 15, 2016.INRS - Institut Armand-FrappierStudent-researchers from the INRS University will present high school students the scientific research they are conducting during their higher studies. Together with other professionals working at INRS, they will also talk about possible careers in science and research following higher studies. These conferences are free for all participating schools. You wish to organise a conference for your high school students ? Contact Amélie Côté
Science/Engineering/Technology WorkshopsUniversity of Ottawa, schools and community centers in Ottawa-Gatineau, Northern Ontario, Southern OntarioMay and June. Special focus during Science Odyssey. Northern Ontario trip : week of May 8 2016 Southern Ontario trip : week of May 15 2016Adventures in Engineering and Science, Faculty of Engineering, University of OttawaAdventures in Engineering and Science at the University of Ottawa offers 14 workshops that are aimed at helping elementary school students understand different subjects in engineering and science, while having fun! They are designed to fit the Ontario and Quebec curriculum and are led by experienced undergraduate students of the Faculties of Engineering and of Science. Our workshops are tailored for classrooms no bigger than 35 students and are available only in the months of May and June. Moreover, we offer free workshops to a variety of non-profit organizations, including community centres, youth groups, Aboriginal and Inuit centres, Boys and Girls clubs, Scout groups, and Girl Guide groups. During the week of May 8 2016, a team of instructors will be traveling in Northern Ontario to offer workshops to schools, community centers, Aboriginal centers, etc.
Scientists in SchoolsAlberta and OntarioMay 6-15, 2016Scientists in SchoolsOn any given school day, close to 3,000 children in more than 100 Kindergarten to Grade 8 English and French classrooms become engaged in science in Scientists in School’s hands-on, inquiry-based science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workshops. During Science Odyssey, thousands of children across Ontario and Southern Alberta will participate in close to 500 classroom workshops, experimenting and learning alongside teachers and parent volunteers as they peer into microscopes, test their powers of observation, design pneumatic models to solve a problem, explore insect adaptations, experiment with levers - and build bridges to their futures.   
Scientists in School classroom workshopsIron Springs, Taber, Calgary, LethbridgeVarious dates from May 6 to May 15Scientists in SchoolsCLOSED EVENT Students in numerous classrooms will take part in fun-filled, half day, hands-on, science adventures with scientists and technical specialists from the Scientists in School presenter team.
La semaine des sciences à Radio-CanadaRadio-CanadaMay 9 to 13 2016Radio-CanadaFrench only.
Share your Science: En ScèneEn ligne,, Partout au QuébecMay-07Partage ta scienceIn French only.
Smart Materials and BionanotechnologyVirtual event available across CanadaMay 10th, 2016 from 1:00pm - 1:30pm ETPartners In Research CanadaDr. Maria DeRosa, Associate Professor at Carleton University will introduce us to bionanotechnology in this PIR Live Event interactive webcast. Dr. DeRosa will show us Chemistry in action with live demonstrations followed by simple explanations of the chemical reactions behind what we see. She will also show us how and why her research group is making short pieces of DNA that can be used as sensors or in micro-capsules that only release their contents when they come in contact with their target! You will then have a chance to tweet your questions and get answers in real time during the webcast. The world of Chemistry is an exciting place and Dr. DeRosa is a great person to have as your guide! This event is ideal for grades 7-12. “To register please go to this link
Tweet Chat - Let's talk about bugs!TwitterMay 12 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. ESTAgriculture and Agri-Food CanadaDid you know the Canadian National Collections (CNC) of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes is one of the largest collections of its kind in the world? There are more than 17 million specimens in the collection, located at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) in Ottawa. The CNC, which is part of an international network, serves Canadian scientists and other researchers who investigate problems in the fields of agriculture, biodiversity, genetics, biological control and other various forms of integrated pest management. Join AAFC's scientists and entomologists behind the CNC for a Tweet Chat about bugs and insects. Do you have a question about what's in your garden? Did you know some bugs are helpful for agriculture and provide important services like pollination and pest control? How does bug science help Canadians? We've got answers...let's chat! Follow along or ask a question using the hashtag #AgBugChat or follow @AAFC_Canada on Twitter.
Virtual Q&A Session with Canadian Astronaut David Saint-JacquesOnlineMay 6, 2016Canadian Space AgencyElementary students from Arnaqjuaq School in Hall Beach, Nunavut, connect with Canadian Space Agency Astronaut David Saint-Jacques for a virtual Q&A session via Google Hangout. This event takes place in collaboration with Let's Talk Science.
Votez pour votre couverture préférée!En ligne, Partout au QuébecMay-0724 heures de scienceIn French only.
Webinar: The Secrets of the Planet MarsOnline - Tuesday May 10th at 3pm (eastern) - 12pm (pacific)Discover the UniverseMars will be the bright red star dominating the sky this summer. In celebration of this great celestial view, we are pleased to present a webinar about this fascinating planet. What are the results from the latest space missions to Mars? Is there life on this planet? Was the movie "The Martian" realistic? How can I best observe Mars this summer? We will be happy to answer all these questions! This webinar is free and a recording will be available for those who cannot participate live. More information on our website:
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