• July 6, 2018 |

    STEM workshops at Guelph Public Library

    Event Location: Guelph Public Library (Various Branches)

    Throughout July and August, we’ll be at the Guelph Public Library to bring hands-on STEM activities for children and youth. Join us for a variety of fun and dynamic community workshops, including Good Clean Fun, Please Play With Your Food, and Obey Newton: It’s the Law!

    For more information on branch locations, dates and times, and workshop descriptions, visit the Guelph Public Library website.

  • August 14, 2018 | 10 a.m. or 1 p.m.

    Tuesdays on the Trail with OPG: Science Adventures

    Event Location: OPG Pickering

    Join us at OPG for some sensational summer science in August! Learn about four Ontario insects and go bug hunting. Your young scientists can also discover the science behind roller coasters by engineering and experimenting with their own design. Activities run for approximately two hours.

    Dates and locations: 

    August 14
    10 a.m. or 1 p.m.
    OPG Pickering
    * Weather permitting, all activities start at the Sandy Beach Road entrance to Alex Robertson Park.

    For more information, visit OPG’s website.

  • October 6, 2018 |

    Get excited about Science with Lee Valley and Scientists in School!

    Event Location: Lee Valley Tools

    Round up your kids or grandkids and become scientists with Scientists in School and Lee Valley Tools.

    Together you will play, explore and create with the fields of music and sound, or electricity and magnetism. See sound with your own eyes and create music with a vegetable! Discover the magic of Lenz’s law and build an electromagnetic door buzzer!

    To ensure that everyone gets a hands-on experience, only 6 young scientists and 6 adult lab assistants can participate in each session. The workshops fill up quickly, so call your local store and book today.

    Who: Kids aged 4-14 and adults of all ages welcome!
    Cost: $30 per child (children must be accompanied by an adult)
    Where: Your local Lee Valley store
    When: Various dates and times (see listings below)


    October 6: Honk, Squeak and Rumble
    October 6: Magnetic Amazement
    October 6: The Bees Knees
    October 6: Winter is For the Birds


    November 4: Honk, Squeak and Rumble
    November 4: Magnetic Amazement
    November 4: Winter is For the Birds

    Thanks to Lee Valley Tools for supporting Scientists in School’s vision of getting more kids excited about science and the world around them.

  • October 21, 2018 |

    Run or walk for STEM education

    Event Location: Toronto, ON

    It’s almost that time of the year: the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon (STWM) is fast-approaching! On Sunday, October 21, 2018, join us for our eighth year participating in this wonderful fundraiser. Our goal is to raise $20,000 to bring more hands-on and interactive STEM workshops to Canadian schools and communities. Visit the STWM website to register today!

    Participants will receive a special t-shirt to wear on race day. If you raise $100 or more, your race registration fee will be reimbursed. The top fundraiser wins a prize.

    Contact Corey Besso at corey.besso@scientistsinschool.ca or 905-837-9626 ext. 239 for discount codes, or any questions you may have.