Happy National Volunteer Week!
Youth Science Canada wants to celebrate National Volunteer Week by thanking all of our wonderful and dedicated volunteers. Without their incredible support, Youth Science Canada would not be able deliver on its mission to engage Canadian youth in scientific discovery. Read more
Should We Sweat the Small Stuff?
So often it is said “don’t sweat the small stuff” to encourage people to look at the big picture, to let some things go, to realize that you do not need to be in control of everything and that not everything needs to be perfect.
But, what are we missing out on?
What are we failing to communicate? Read more
What a week it has been! From inspirational projects and collaborative activities to breathtaking scenery and spectacular ceremonies; the 2013 Canada-Wide Science Fair has been a huge success.
The quest of judging now complete, the finalists embarked on a full day of tours. The day’s itinerary consisted of three distinctively Albertan locales.
After toiling in basement labs and over school microscopes throughout the course of the year, vying for the right to compete at school, regional, and sometimes provincial competitions, journeying from all edges of the country, and preparing over three intense days, the pinnacle of this year’s science fair season has arrived: Judging Day. Read more
Finalists were up bright and early today at the exhibit hall here at the University of Lethbridge after a night of Human Battleship in the Finalists Lounge. Local students came to see the hundreds of amazing projects at this year’s Canada-Wide Science Fair. An overwhelming 1200 elementary and secondary students carried around “passports” for the finalists to “stamp”. Read more
The 2nd day of CWSF 2013 here in Lethbridge marked the official opening to the week! Project displays were finalized as the exhibit hall welcomed hundreds of visitors for the first public viewing session of the week!
The participants were given a chance to practice their presentations and showcase the hard work they’ve put into their projects.
The 2013 Canada-Wide Science Fair is well underway here in Lethbridge, Alberta! A warm welcome to all participants, delegates, volunteers, and visitors! The first day has already been a huge success beginning with participant arrivals, campus tours, project setup, information sessions, and concluding with a lively Meet and Greet to end off the day.
As executive director of Canada's leading organization engaging youth in inquiry and investigation through science and technology, I was pleased to read in today's report from the Council of Canadian Academies that Canada's scientific enterprise is ranked fourth in the world, after the USA, UK, and Germany, by leading international scientists.