Manitoba Museum curators delve into the vaults and scour the land in an endless quest to preserve and showcase history Read more
The awardee will be an individual early in their career who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to science, technology, mathematics, medicine, or engineering. Contributions can take one or more of many forms, including research, teaching, entrepreneurship, communications, and innovation. The award recipient will be recognized at TELUS World of Science - Edmonton's annual LUMEN event, given a monetary award, provided a professional development scholarship, and will participate in several TELUS World of Science - Edmonton events during the year. Read more
The Okanagan Science Centre is helping a local student with post-secondary education.
Noah Slimmon has been presented with the Marg Sim Memorial Scholarship. Read more.
Hebron is providing the popular Petty Harbour Mini Aquarium with $15,000 to help support its marine education activities.
Each year, divers and fishermen provide the aquarium with their exhibits, all of which are returned to the wild every fall. Read more
The Saskatchewan Science Centre is trying something new. They’ve done a camp for kids for years, but now they’re taking that camp on the road, coming to Yorkton for their first satellite day camp.
Casey Sakires with the Saskatchewan Science Centre says that they want to reflect the fact that they have Saskatchewan in the name, and as a result they should reach the entire province. Read more
Dinosaurs are proving to be popular.
Large crowds have been flocking to Dinosaurs Unearthed, which opened at the Okanagan Science Centre in March. Read more
"Climate change is the biggest challenge we face as a species," said Maurice Bitran, Ph.D., CEO and Chief Science Officer, Ontario Science Centre. "Portraits of Resilience: Teens Take on Climate Change depicts how youth in the places most affected by climate change are reacting to this existential threat. It is a compelling call to action for us all." Read more
With the goal of increasing scientific knowledge in the Lower Mainland, Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) partnered with Telus World of Science to create the KPU-Science World Speaker Series. In the third year of this successful partnership, the speaker series started with a journey through the Amazon on July 25. Read more.
Once again, CASC encourages members and friends to participate in this global event that coincides with the United Nation’s World Science Day for Peace and Development.
The goal of this international event is to “celebrate and demonstrate our institutions as the Earth’s most influential combined force for engaging the public with science, technology, related civic decision-making, and direct action to solve the critical issues facing the planet”.
There are several ways you can participate:
For more information about ISCSMD, visit www.iscsmd.org
We look forward to sharing your November 10 stories!
If your science centre participates, please let us know; we will follow up with you afterward to put together a Canadian activities report.
The Government of Canada is investing $187,800 in Science North over the next three years to engage Northern Ontario Indigenous youth in science and technology.
Science North is among the recipients of funding through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)’s 2017 PromoScience Program.
This funding will allow Science North to bring hands-on science and technology experiences that are culturally relevant and meaningful to Indigenous audiences. The Outreach Programs engage children and youth in fun, interactive science-based activities. Through repeat visits, either in person or through video conferencing, Science North Scientists and the First Nations students and teachers can keep building on the science and technology experiences.
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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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