• | 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
    Ages 7-12
    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!
    Ages 7-12
    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
    Ages 7-12
    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
    Ages 4-12
    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 20, 2019 | 6:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

    Forensic Science Fun at the St. Catharine's Boys and Girls Club!

    Event Location: 2 Facer Street, St. Catharines, ON, L2M 5G9

    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! Join Scientists in School, Canada’s leading STEM education charity, at the St. Catharine’s Boys and Girls Club for this fantastic and fun workshop! Call the Boys and Girls Club at 905-937-1072 for more information.

  • | Multiple dates and times (see description below)

    Science Literacy Week exploration at Ottawa Public Library!

    Event Location: Multiple branches (see below)

    Join Scientists in School during Science Literacy Week at the Ottawa Public Library! Families can enjoy exciting, hands-on STEM investigations together, and light an enthusiastic spark for science!

    We will be at various branches across the Ottawa Public Library. Please see below for more details.

    Please Play With Your Food! (Note: Workshop delivered in English)
    Ages 4-8
    September 21, 2019, 10:30 a.m.
    St. Laurent Branch, 515 Côté, OttawaOntario K1K 0Z8

    Learning chemistry is fun when it’s all about food! Make elephant toothpaste from kitchen chemicals. Explore solubility while experimenting with sweet treats. Create art using chemistry and watch it fizz! You’ll even get to squish your food in this chemical caper.

    Please Play With Your Food! (Note: Workshop delivered in English)
    Ages 4-8
    September 21, 2019, 2:00 p.m.
    Orleans Branch, 1705 Orléans, OttawaOntario K1C 4W2

    Learning chemistry is fun when it’s all about food! Make elephant toothpaste from kitchen chemicals. Explore solubility while experimenting with sweet treats. Create art using chemistry and watch it fizz! You’ll even get to squish your food in this chemical caper.

    Good Clean Fun! (Note: Workshop delivered in French)
    Ages 4-8
    September 21, 10:30 a.m.
    North Gloucester Branch, 2036 Ogilvie, OttawaOntario K1J 7N8

    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.

    Good Clean Fun! (Note: Workshop delivered in French)
    Ages 4-8
    September 21, 3:00 p.m.
    Elmvale Acres Branch, 1910 St-Laurent, OttawaOntario K1G 1A4

    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.

    Please Play With Your Food! (Note: Workshop delivered in English)
    Ages 4-8
    September 22, 2:00 p.m.
    Hazeldean Branch, 50 Castlefrank, OttawaOntario K2L 2N5

    Learning chemistry is fun when it’s all about food! Make elephant toothpaste from kitchen chemicals. Explore solubility while experimenting with sweet treats. Create art using chemistry and watch it fizz! You’ll even get to squish your food in this chemical caper.

    Catch Me If You Can (Note: Workshop delivered in English)
    Ages 7-12
    September 22, 2:00 p.m.
    Ruth E. Dickinson Branch, 100 Malvern, OttawaOntario K2J 2G5

    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!

  • September 21, 2019 | 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Science Literacy Week Fun at Carleton Place Public Library!

    Event Location: 101 Beckwith Street Carleton Place, ON K7C 2T3

    Young scientists can join us during Science Literacy Week in the main library! Drop-in and explore Newton’s Laws, solar energy, and more at our fun and educational hands-on discovery table! This workshop is suitable for children ages 4-12.

  • September 21, 2019 | 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Science Literacy Week Investigations at North Grenville Public Library!

    Event Location: Norenberg Building, Kemptville: 1 Water Street, P.O. Box 538 Kemptville, ON

    Young scientists can enjoy Science Literacy Week investigations at the North Grenville Public Library! Families can drop in and discover STEM-based investigations focused on energy and physics.

    Children will make art using solar energy, investigate UV light and use elastic energy to make a bookmark. There will also be a table dedicated to Sir Isaac Newton where young scientists can explore his First and Third Law of Motion by making their own balloon racing car!

    This workshop is suitable for children ages 4-12.

  • 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