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2011 CASCADE AWARD RECIPIENTS


Best Onsite Program

Inter-generational Landed LearningOkanagan Science Centre

Inter-generational Landed Learning partners community volunteers with elementary school children to grow food crops, learn science, and care for the environment in the Xerinidipity Garden at the Okanagan Science Centre. Participants meet ten times during the school year to plant, care for, harvest and enjoy the foods they grow. 


Best Outreach Program

Water and Our WorldDiscovery Centre

Water and Our World is an interactive educational program focusing on water use as a scientific and social issue. Examining water’s role in ecosystems and Earth sciences, this hour-long workshop consists of four hands on activities and is based on curriculum outcomes for grades seven through nine.

Best Exhibit or Show - Large Institution

Sex: A Tell-all ExhibitionMontreal Science Centre

Sex: A Tell-all Exhibition is a 500 square-meter interactive exhibition that conveys a positive image of sexuality. It responds to young people’s questions and concerns and helps them explore what science has revealed about sexuality. The exhibition, presented from April 2010 to March 2011, is an original production by the Montréal Science Centre and will also be travelling to other institutions in Canada.


Best Exhibit or Show - Small Institution

Glacier Exploration Station – Le jardin des glacier

A boreal adventure 20,000 years under the ice – this is what visitors get at the Glacier exploration station! A show where sound, image, light and multimedia technology carry you into the middle of the three themes of glaciers, people of the ice, and climate change.

The CASC office is situated in Robinson Huron Treaty territory and the land on which we learn and live is the traditional territory of the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek.

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