Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia
CityEventLocationDateHost OrganizationDescription
AntigonishSaturday Science ClubSt. Francis Xavier UniversityMay 14, 2016X-Chem Outreach at St Francis Xavier UniversityYouth from 4 - 10 y are invited to take part in science activities in the chemistry labs at StFX from 1 - 3.30 pm. Pre-registration is necessary and should be sent to A fee of $5 per child will be charged.
AntigonishScience OdysseyCommunity Room, Antigonish Public LibraryMay 10, 2016X-Chem Outreach from StFXU at Antigonish Public LibraryDemonstrations and Hands-on Science for youth 6 - 12 y, from 3 - 4.30 pm.
AntigonishScience WorkshopsAntigonish Education CentreMa 9-11X-Chem Outreach at St Francis Xavier UniversityWorkshops on Water, Chemistry magic, Bones and Coding. Each workshop includes demonstrations and hands-on activities.
AntigonishScience WorldBloomfield Centre, StFX, AntigonishSaturday May 7St Francis Xavier UniversityFaculty, staff and science students, and representatives from local science industries and government agencies, will display information, give demonstrations, talk about their field of science, and provide hands-on and interactive activities to showcase the many aspects of science that local people are involved in. Come and join in, or just talk to the presenters. This is presented as part of Mayfest, a fundraiser for the local hospital.
BedfordIBM's Inspire a Girl in STEM Program50 Innovation Drive, Bedford, NS B4B 0G4May 11, 2016IBM CanadaIBM Canada is pleased to be hosting grade 6 - 9 girls in multiple IBM locations during Science Odyssey. The IBM Inspire a Girl in STEM program is developed and delivered by IBMers to drive engagement and awareness of STEM for girls. The girls attending the "Inspire" programs will get to participate in Design Thinking workshops, learn about IBM's WATSON and cognitive computing as well as "seeing 3-D" and mentoring from women in STEM. Follow us on Twitter #IBMEXITE #IBMSTEM
CansoScience WorkshopsFanning Education Centre/Canso Academy, Canso, NSFriday 13 MayX-Chem Outreach at St Francis Xavier UniversityWorkshops will be presented on Forestry, Coding and Metals.
DartmouthExhibits at the Bedford Institute of OceanographyBedford Institute of OceanographyMay 12, 2016Natural Resources Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Environment and Climate Change CanadaNatural Resources Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Environment and Climate Change Canada have partnered to offer students a tour of exhibits at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography (BIO). Students will have the opportunity to learn from leading scientists and technicians in the areas of marine biology, geology, meteorology and more! Interactive, hands-on exhibits will leave students with a better understanding of career options in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This event is not opened to the public.
HalifaxScreening of the Documentary CODE: Debugging the Gender GapMount Saint Vincent University, Rosaria Student Centre, Vinnie's Pub, 166 Bedford Highway, Halifax, NS B3M 2J6Thursday, May 12, 2016, 6:30 PMWomen in Science and Engineering - Atlantic (WISEatlantic)CODE documentary exposed the dearth of American female and minority software engineers and explores the reasons for this gender gap and digital divide. The film highlights breakthrough efforts that are producing more diverse programmers and shows how a critical gender gap can be closed. CODE asks: what would society gain from having more women and minorities code, and how do we get there? Come out for a FREE screening of CODE, May 12th starting at 6:30 PM at Vinnie's Pub, Mount Saint Vincent University. FREE popcorn and drinks will be served. All ages welcome.
HalifaxSuperNOVA Ocean Science and Technology Mini-Camp1360 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS, B3H 4R21360 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS, B3H 4R2SuperNOVA at Dalhousie UniversitySuperNOVA's Ocean Science and Technology program will host a week long 'Oceans Mini-Camp' to take place during Science Odyssey's Ten Days of Fun, in order to promote ocean literacy and science capital in the same way that we do in our summer day camps. This 'Mini-Camp' would consist of exciting ocean science and technology based activities, demonstrations, games, and discussions for local youth. The programming will be a combination of some of the most successful and well-received activities SuperNOVA's Oceans Program has put on during the past 3 years, as well as some exciting new activities, never before seen by SuperNOVA campers! Activities will aim to teach campers about the many physical properties of the world's oceans, ocean exploration and navigation, what resources we gain from the oceans, and the risks associated with exploitation, climate change and its influence on the ocean, the vast diversity of life that the ocean hosts and supports, and more.
SydneyASK Science Odyssey at CBUCape Breton University, 1250 Grand Lake Roady, Sydney, Nova Scotia, B1P 6L2May 7thCape Breton UniversityTeams of 6 from grades 4-5 are invited to participate in fun half-day science competition to win a class set of microscopes for their school. The competition asks teams to participate in 4 hands on science challenges in order to solve real world problems related to biology, chemistry, geology and physics in addition to a STSE developer challenge.
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