|Moose Jaw||Try a Career Expo||Moose Jaw Exhibition Grounds, Moose Jaw, SK||May 11, 2016, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm||Let's Talk Science||This is a closed event. Let's Talk Science will be interacting with 600 Grade 10 students from Prairie South and Vanier Schools. We will be demonstrating to participants how science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is critical in so many careers using interactive 3D virtual reality. For more information on STEM careers, visit www.explorecuriocity.org|
|Regina||Bat Release Event||Saskatchewan Science Centre, 2903 Powerhouse Drive, Regina, Saskatchewan, S4N 0A1||May 12, 2016||Saskatchewan Science Centre||Each year, the SSC hosts the Bat Rescue Project over the winter. The Bat Rescue Project is a joint project with the University of Regina biology department. During the winter months, weather variations and changes to the ecosystem can cause bats to leave a state of hibernation and then entering business and residences. This places bats in dangerous situation in which they are thought of as pest. Bats that are in this situation cannot be released outside due to the temperature at these times of the year and they lack of food in their ecosystem. At times the bats are injured, malnourished and need added care. Through the Bat Rescue Project these bats receive care, are studied, and are eventually released back into the wild with tracking tags. The annual Bat Release has become a popular attracting with hundreds of people who come to learn more about our flying friends, the lives they lead, and what we can do to protect them. Things get under way with a presentation by world-renowned bat researcher from the University of Regina, Dr. Mark Brigham, and then moves outside for the release of the bats. Visitors can watch the bats as they fly into the evening sky. This is a free public event which provides visitors with information about bats, their habitats, and how to promote their safety, including bat boxes and more!|
|Regina||Science Rendezvous||University of Regina||Saturday, May 7, 2016 | 11am – 3pm||University of Regina||A day of fun and educational activities for all ages. We have planned for a few new activities for everyone in the family. Free parking in Lots 8, 9, 10 and 15. This event is organized in partnership with Science Rendezvous for Science Odyssey|
• Explosions, loud noises, and fire!
• Bats, birds, fish and snakes!
• Robots, drones, space balloons, and 3d-printers!
• “Walking on water”
• “The End of the World”
• Making ice cream two different ways, with science!
Map of the 2016 event
Last year’s program and map can be found here here.
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|Saskatoon||Science Odyssey: A Taste of Synchrotron Science||Canadian Light Source Inc. 44 Innovation Blvd. Saskatoon, SK S7N 2V3||May 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 2016||Canadian Light Source Inc||The Canadian Light Source, the country's largest research project and brightest light, is opening its doors to high school researchers to explore topics in nutrition and soil sciences. During Science Odyssey, 14 classes will participate in experiments at the facility in a condensed version of the Students on the Beamline high school research program. Taste of Synchrotron Science is an authentic research opportunity for students, who will work through a problem of their choice from hypothesis to experiment to conclusions. Participating classes will prepare their own samples for experiments at the CLS, where they will use state-of-art research equipment with CLS researchers.|
|Saskatoon||Science Rendezvous||University of Saskatchewan, Geology Building, 114 Science Place, Saskatoon||May 7, 2016 | 10am – 3pm||University of Saskatchewan & Let’s Talk Science||Come talk a walk with the dinosaurs, explore the science of dark matter, design your own rockets and LEGO robots and be amazed by chemistry magic! We’ll have tours available of the Natural Science Museum and Rayner’s Dairy Barn. Fun for the whole family!|
• Hands-on activities, Chemistry Demonstrations, Rocket Launches in the Bowl & Design Challenges (10:00 am – 3:00 pm–Geology & Biology Buildings)
• “Dark Matter: How do we know it exists? How do we look for it in labs?” (11:00 am–Biology Room 106)
• Community Talk by Dr. Rainer Dick (11:00 am - 3:00 pm–Sign up in Biology Foyer)
• Sign up for tours of the Museum of Natural Science and Rayner’s Dairy Facility starting at 11:00 am.
This event is organized in partnership with Science Rendezvous and Let’s Talk Science for Science Odyssey.
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|Saskatoon||SCI-FI Science Show!||University of Saskatchewan, 57 Campus Drive, Room 1B71||14-May-16||SCI-FI Science Camps||1 pm - 2:30 pm Like a magic show...with science! Get to see dramatic science experiments come to life with the help of the good people at SCI-FI Science Camps. Experiments may include: Tesla Coils, Liquid Nitrogen, and Fire Tornadoes. We also invite volunteers from the audience to put on a lab coat and goggles and help us out with the experiments too. Fun for all ages!|
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