• | Multiple dates, times and branches (see description below)

    Newton's Law, sticky science, forensic investigations and more at the Toronto Public Library!

    Event Location:

    In collaboration with the Toronto Public Library, we’re delighted to offer a diverse selection of STEM workshops to the community.

    August 14: The Planet Digs Bugs
    2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Branch: Armour Heights

    They may be tiny, but more insects inhabit the planet than people. Get an up close look at these fascinating creatures by examining a praying mantis and a variety of dragonflies and butterflies. Both outdoor and indoor explorations are available.

    Space is limited. Tickets will be available at the desk one hour prior to the start of the program.

    August 15: Obey Newton: It’s the Law
    2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Branch: Beaches

    Sir Isaac Newton was one smart dude. Explore Newton’s Laws of Motion as you learn how things like to stay put; how size does matter; and how your actions
    always produce a reaction. You will race water droplets, build a car and design and test a rollercoaster. Physics is fun!

    Drop in. No registration required, however space is limited. Maximum 25 participants.

  • August 18, 2019 | 10:00 am-5:00 pm (Note: Scientists in School will be there from 10:00 am-4:00 pm)

    Family Fun Day to Benefit the Ajax Pickering Hospital

    Event Location: Ajax Downs Racetrack (50 Alexander's Crossing, Ajax, ON L1Z 2E6)

    What’s cool about insects? Everything – especially their wings! At this family-friendly, interactive STEM marketplace, young scientists can explore various insect wings using magnifiers, build a butterfly garden to take home, create a butterfly puppet, and more!

    At this event, families can also enjoy free treats for kids, a bouncing maze, face painting, prizes and more!

    All proceeds from this event will benefit the Ajax Pickering Hospital. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/575379312989388/ for more information.

  • September 13, 2019 |

    Township of Tiny Mayor's Charity Golf Tournament & Dinner

    Event Location: Brooklea Golf & Country Club

    Do you love to play golf and give back to your community? We’re one of 16 local charities to benefit from the Township of Tiny’s 2019 Mayor’s Charity Golf Tournament on September 13! Register for a fun day of golf or dinner and help raise funds Scientists in School. It will be a hole in one!

    To register, sponsor or learn more visit www.tiny.ca or contact Maggie Off at 705-526-4204/moff@tiny.ca

  • | Multiple dates and times (see description below)

    Science Literacy Week Fun at Markham Public Library!

    Event Location: Multiple branches (see description below)

    Join us at the Markham Public Library for some family-friendly, Science Literacy Week fun! See below for dates, times, locations and workshop topics.

    Catch Me If You Can
    September 16, 2019
    Aaniin Branch, 5665 14th Avenue Markham, Ontario, L3S 3K5

    In this workshop, young scientists will become forensic scientists and test their powers of observation and deduction to solve the mystery of the missing munchies. Fingerprints, footprints, and invisible ink – oh my!

    We will run two sessions of this workshop: 6:15-7:00 p.m. and 7:15-8:00 p.m.

    Obey Newton: It’s the Law!
    September 17, 2019
    Milliken Mills Branch, 7600 Kennedy Road, Unit 1, Unionville, Ontario, L3R 9S5

    Sir Isaac Newton was one smart dude. Explore Newton’s Laws of Motion as you learn how everything around us moves in some way but also likes to stay put, and how your actions always produce a reaction. Race a waterdrop to the finish line and discover the effects of gravity on your very own Tumble Bunny!

    We will run two sessions of this workshop: 6:15-7:00 p.m. and 7:15-8:00 p.m.

    The Planet Up Close
    September 18, 2019
    Cornell Branch, 3201 Bur Oak Avenue, Markham, Ontario, L6B 0T2

    Take a closer look at the world and discover the unexpected. Using magnifying glasses and jeweller’s loupes, examine exoskeletons, feathers, geodes, and petals. Create a balancing toy, make a paper flower bloom, and discover how a heat spiral works.

    We will run two sessions of this workshop: 6:15-7:00 p.m. and 7:15-8:00 p.m.

    Sticky Science
    September 19, 2019
    Thornhill Community Centre Branch, 7755 Bayview Avenue, Thornhill, Ontario, L3T 4P1

    Get sticky with it! Discover the science of sticky. Make your own glue from food products and test them to see if they hold. Experiment with sticky liquids and trick
    them into moving your way. And of course, there will be silly putty!

    We will run two sessions of this workshop: 6:15-7:00 p.m. and 7:15-8:00 p.m.

    Visit https://www.markham.ca/wps/portal/home/arts/markham-public-library for more information.

  • September 21, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

    Obey Newton: It's the Law! at the Grimsby Public Library

    Event Location: 18 Carnegie Lane, Grimsby, ON L3M 1Y1

    Join us at the Grimsby Public Library for some family-friendly, Science Literacy Week fun!

    Sir Isaac Newton was one smart dude. Explore Newton’s Laws of Motion as you learn how everything around us moves in some way but also likes to stay put, and how your actions always produce a reaction. Race a waterdrop to the finish line and discover the effects of gravity on your very own Tumble Bunny!

    Visit http://grimsby.polarislibrary.com/polaris/ for more information.

  • September 21, 2019 | 1:00 pm-2:30 pm

    Obey Newton: It's the Law! at Fish Creek Library

    Event Location: Fish Creek Library (11161 Bonaventure Drive SE Calgary AB T2J 6S1)

    Sir Isaac Newton was one smart dude. Explore Newton’s Laws of Motion as you learn how everything around us moves in some way but also likes to stay put, and how
    your actions always produce a reaction. Race a waterdrop to the finish line and discover the effects of gravity on your very own Tumble Bunny!

    This workshop is suitable for children ages 7-12. Visit https://calgarylibrary.ca/ for more information.

  • September 21, 2019 | 3:00 pm-4:30 pm

    Math + Science = FUN at Fish Creek Library

    Event Location: Fish Creek Library (11161 Bonaventure Drive SE Calgary AB T2J 6S1)

    Young mathematicians will love this fun and educational workshop all about the wonder of math!

    Do you speak math? Math is the language of science. Explore the power of math as a food scientist mixing your own edible treat, an engineer building a racing car from cups, and a biologist baffling your friends with science. Speak math? Now you do!

    This workshop is suitable for children ages 7-12. Visit https://calgarylibrary.ca/ for more information.

  • September 22, 2019 | 1:00 pm-2:30 pm

    Catch Me If You Can at Signal Hill Library

    Event Location: Signal Hill Library (5994 Signal Hill Centre SW Calgary AB T3H 3P8)

    Do you have what it takes to be Sherlock Holmes? Test your powers of observation and deduction as you use forensic science to solve the mystery of the missing
    munchies. Fingerprints, footprints, and invisible ink — oh my!

    This workshop is suitable for children ages 7-12. Visit https://calgarylibrary.ca/ for more information.

  • September 22, 2019 | 3:00 pm-4:30 pm

    Good Clean Fun at Signal Hill Library

    Event Location: Signal Hill Library (5994 Signal Hill Centre SW Calgary AB T3H 3P8)

    Fun with soap and water? You’ll be astonished when you explore surface tension, make a soapy work of art and discover the fascinating things bubbles can do. Make a
    bath bomb to take home and amaze your family with the chemistry that makes it explode!

    This workshop is suitable for children ages 4-12. Visit https://calgarylibrary.ca/ for more information.

  • September 22, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

    Catch Me If You Can at Niagara Falls Library

    Event Location: Victoria Avenue Branch - 4848 Victoria Avenue, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 4C5

    Join Scientists in School at the Niagara Falls Library for some family-friendly, Science Literacy Week fun!

    Do you have what it takes to be Sherlock Holmes? Test your powers of observation and deduction as you use forensic science to solve the mystery of the missing munchies. Fingerprints, footprints, and invisible ink – oh my!

    Visit https://my.nflibrary.ca/ for more information.

  • September 26, 2019 | 5:00 pm-8:00 pm

    South Bruce Family Science Night

    Event Location: Mildmay Carrick Complex (24 Vincent Street Mildmay, ON N0G 2J0)

    South Bruce residents are invited to join the South Bruce Community Liaison Committee for fun, youth focused science experiments that will spark everyone’s interest in science and math through interactive and entertaining hands-on activities with Scientists in School. For those interested in learning about the science and geology in the community, Nuclear Waste Management Organization technical experts will be on site to share information. This event also includes a free, family friendly dinner (while quantities last) and an opportunity to explore the NWMO’s NEW interactive Mobile Learn More Centre!

    Register now as space is limited: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/south-bruce-family-science-night-tickets-65117950543