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Embark on a Science Odyssey

It's that time of year again! Everyone is welcome to delve into the world of science during Science Odyssey, which runs May 12-21. Science Odyssey has something for you, whether your jam is science research, surveillance, technology, biology, engineering or mathematics. It's a chance to find out about happenings in museums, research centres, laboratories or classrooms.

Events and Activities:

Science Odyssey features a variety of activities for all ages. Events include science-to-the-street celebrations (outdoor science fairs), lab tours, science fairs, talks and conferences, school field trips, encounters with researchers and scientists, visits to museums and science centres, community-organized science events, and online activities.

To view a list of events and activities in your area, visit the Science Odyssey events page.

Sharing is caring!

Follow and share the Science Odyssey web page to help spread the word in your community. Use the hashtag #OdySci to share your stories and photos on social media.

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Did you know?

Health Canada relies on science and research to help Canadians maintain and improve their health. Did you know that Health Canada played a role in developing the polio vaccine and helped advance understanding of juvenile diabetes? To learn more about Health Canada's science and research, check out its website.

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is an evidence-based, scientific organization that works to promote and protect the health of Canadians. PHAC uses data and assessments on public health surveillance to obtain information and knowledge, which in turn helps improve health outcomes for Canadians. Did you know that PHAC's National Microbiology Laboratory (NML) is Canada's only Containment Level 4 (CL4) public health infectious disease laboratory and is the first facility in the world to have high containment labs for human and animal health in one building? To learn more about PHAC's science-related work, visit its website.

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Science Odyssey Events

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