INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE CENTRE & SCIENCE MUSEUM DAY
Science as a Human Right: ISCSMD 2018
The third annual International Science Centre and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD) proved to be another great success! On November 10th, 2018, Science Centres and Museums across the world participated in this celebration of science as a Human Right, promoting the role we play in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals put out by the United Nations.
With this year’s theme of Science as a Human Right, these institutions served as places that contributed to the use of science for the creation of a better world through engaging scientists, inclusions efforts, gender equality initiatives, and other programs and exhibitions full of empowerment in the world of science.
Science Centres and Science Museums can be found all over the globe and they welcome millions of visitors each year who seek information and support to make changes in their communities. ISCSMD is also a reminder to everyone about the universality of science with the ability to build bridges across cultural, geographical and religious boundaries and also addressing common concerns.
Among those participants were members of CASC spanning across Canada:
The International Science Center and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD) is a yearly event that aims to illustrate the role that science centers and science museums can play in raising awareness and engagement in sustainable development and the solutions to worldwide challenges such as climate change, human health (HIV/AIDS, Zika and other), energy, waste, water shortages, etc. Science centers and science museums are present on all continents and welcome 300 million visitors each year who are actively seeking information and support to make changes in their communities.
We look forward to sharing your November 10 stories and highlighting the great work of Canada's Science Centres !
Let us know how you are participating in 2019.
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. We strive for reconciliation through knowledge sharing and respectful relationships.
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