• November 25, 2018 | 10:00-4:00 pm

    Family Sundays at The National Gallery of Canada: The Magic of Colour

    Event Location: National Gallery of Canada

    Junior chemists and physicists will use lenses and colour wheels to understand how the eye perceives colour, explore chromatography and separating colour, discover surface tension using food colouring and milk, and experiment with solar energy to make art.

    Visit the National Gallery of Canada’s website for more details.

    * Photo credit: National Gallery of Canada

  • November 25, 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)

    Ottawa
    November 25: Honk, Squeak and Rumble
    November 25: Magnetic Amazement

     

    Vaughan

    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 27, 2018 | 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    Join us at the OPG Darlington Refurbishment Open House!

    Event Location: 1855 Energy Drive Courtice, ON, L1E 0E7

    Join us at the OPG Darlington Refurbishment Open House! Young scientists can explore fun and hands-on STEM activity tables and discover the wonder of science.

    Visitors can also:

    • Take a virtual reality tour inside a nuclear facility
    • Learn about jobs in tech and skilled trades in nuclear energy
    • Discover some of the biggest tech innovations from Ontario

    For more information on this exciting event, visit OPG’s website.

  • 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!

    Perks:
    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.

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