Experiences enrich science learning


Beakerhead is the most amazing convergence of Art, Science and Engineering on Earth! 1st pedal-powered contraption workshop. Read more...

Canada-Wide Science Fair - Lethbridge
School tours are available:
May 13 from 9 am to noon
Thursday May 16 from 9 am to noon

Students from grades 4-13, teachers and chaperones are welcome to attend free of charge. Details and how to register...

Rock 'N' Fossil Road Show - the next show will be in the fall of 2013

Awesome Science Road Show Calgary Journal article

Caring for our Watersheds 2013 Contest

What is Caring for our Watersheds (CFW)?

CFW is an environmental contest for students. Youth submit a proposal that answers the question, “What can you do to improve your watershed?” Participants must research their local watershed, identify an environmental concern and came up with a realistic solution. Community judges select the top entries to compete at a final competition. 

Entries are judged on innovation, environmental impact, comprehensive scope, communication, budget, realistic solution and visuals. Go to CaringForOurWatersheds.com and register your team. Entries must be received by April 16.

Students can win prizes for themselves and their schools.

Science Café
Science Café is a place where, for the price of a cup of coffee or pint of beer, you can learn about the latest ideas and issues in science and technology in an informal setting ...more info
This series resumes in November.
Science in the Cinema
Science in the Cinema is part of Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research's ongoing focus on science education. Science in the Cinema provides FREE screenings (free popcorn included) of selected movies related to health or biomedical issues. A researcher who works in a related field introduces each film. Following the presentation, the researcher discusses new areas of research related to the science highlighted in the movie with time for audience questions and discussion.

NEW LOCATION FOR CALGARY screenings! All films will now be at The Globe Cinema 617 – 8 Avenue S.W. ...more info
Watch for details of a new season in the fall.

Astronomy Events in Calgary
Numerous astronomy take place in Calgary every year. For information visit The Royal Astronomical Society and The Rothney Observatory websites.

Alberta Palaeontological Society, Talks & Events
See Alberta Palaeontolgical Society website for information on upcoming talks.