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  • Wednesday, January 06, 2021 3:58 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    CASC E-newsletter: December 10, 2020

    This past year, CASC staff and its Board of Directors have been working tirelessly to support our sector. We’ve increased our communications and are regularly sharing helpful resources, amplifying science communication offerings of our members, and connecting our community. You can learn more about our ongoing efforts here.

    We couldn’t have done it without our members, partners, collaborators, and volunteers. A special thanks to NSERC and Rideau Hall Foundation, key financial sponsors who supported our pivot to engage our community online at our virtual CASCADE Awards CeremonyAnnual General Meeting (AGM) Panel Presentation, and community forums. Our CASC staff also send a heartfelt thanks to Science North and Ontario Science Centres for housing our offices and for their ongoing support.

    As we close off 2020 and look to the future, check out this aptly titled CASC session WTF 2020: Canadian perspectives during a time of disruption, which took place at the ASTC 2020 Virtual Conference. This session explored What the Future holds from CASC Member leaders across Canadian Science Centres, Museums, and Zoos.

    Wishing you holidays filled with fun and laughter, and very best wishes for a prosperous new year.

    View full newsletter here.

  • Tuesday, December 08, 2020 11:10 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    OTTAWA -- A bottle of water more than a billion years old is now stored in Ottawa.

    Ingenium – Canada's Museums of Science and Innovation has acquired a water sample collected 2.4 kilometres below the earth's surface from the Kidd Creek Mine, near Timmins, Ont.

    University of Toronto geologist Dr. Barbara Sherwood Lollar discovered the oldest flowing water in 2009.

    Read more.

  • Wednesday, December 02, 2020 5:59 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    CASC E-newsletter: November 12, 2020

    Latest News from CASC: Keeping you informed.

    CASC continues to advocate for the science centre and science museum sector. We are committed to providing our members with the most up-to-date information to help organizations navigate a changing landscape.

  • Thursday, November 12, 2020 11:46 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    This award aims to recognize the innovative, exceptional or superior-to-the-norm actions or achievements of an emerging youth in the water sector, whether in terms of best practices or technologies. Youth 18 to 35 are invited to complete the participation form before November 30, 2020, for the chance to win a $1,000 scholarship provided by our partner, the de Gaspé- Beaubien Foundation, as well as the visibility associated with the competition.

    Learn more.

    The launch video (in French), which summarizes the competition.

    Participation questionnaire to be completed before November 30, 2020

  • Thursday, November 12, 2020 11:26 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Gordon R. Gore, 1937 – 2020

    In 2000 Gordon started the BIG Little Science Centre in one room at David Thompson Elementary School in Westsyde. Gordon was granted numerous awards for promoting science, particularly his founding of the BIG Little Science Centre and his many publications encouraging hands-on science. Some of the most prestigious awards include the B.C. Teacher of the Year Award, the Eve Savory Award for Science Communication, and the Award for the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Award for Science Promotion.

    Gordon requested that there be no funeral. At a later date, a cheerful remembrance event will be arranged by the BIG Little Science Centre, where it is hoped some of Gordon's favourite science demonstrations will be performed by present and former staff. Gordon requested in lieu of flowers donations in memory can be made to the Big Little Science Centre.

    Read more.

  • Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:51 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Do you love space, coding, coming up with innovative solutions to challenges about Earth or space exploration?

    NASA Space Apps Hackathon events have been happening in Toronto for many years! This year alongside the main hackathon, we are thrilled to organize a youth focussed virtual hackathon with SEDS Canada (Oct 3-4).

    Follow us at @indusspaceca or @spaceappsto on all social media platforms for details around the event and registration.  

  • Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    PRINCE GEORGE – It’s been a while since anyone other than staff have been inside the Exploration Place but this week, a group of teachers from across the North are participating in some training, both in-person with social distancing, and virtually.

    “Science World does a lot of work supporting teachers in their science and tech education work with students,” explains Karen Lee, a Professional Development Specialist with Science World. Read more.

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