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Calgary Youth Science Fair

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 9:00am

Event details

What: Calgary Youth and Science Fair
When: Saturday April 14, 9 a.m. to noon (public viewing); noon to 1 p.m. (awards ceremony)
Where: Olympic Oval at the University of Calgary
Cost: Free to attend

Pitch Night: A Neighbour Grants LIVE event

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Pitch Night: A Neighbour Grants LIVE event 

No dragons or sharks! YOU be the judge. Up to $50,000 in Grants to be given out! Watch groups pitch their ideas for improving their neighbourhoods and communities and YOU get to decide which ones will share in the $50,000 in Neighbour Grants awarded at the end of the night.

Pitch Night builds on the success of four years of “Soul of the City Neighbour Grants.” Visit our YouTube Channel to see stories of some past “Soul” grant recipients to see the spirit of the projects we have in mind. This initiative is run in partnership with RBC Foundation.

Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018 4 - 7 p.m.

Location: Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge (11300 Rocky Ridge Road Northwest)

Directions: Use East entrance with green awning off of Country Hills Blvd NW

Parking: Free parking 

 

Follow this link for more information and tickets. 

Bring a Girl to STEM Day

Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:30pm

Shell Canada, Million Women Mentors Canada and STEM Learning Lab Inc. are excited to announce "Bring a Girl to STEM" Day on April 7th.

This innovative event is filled with fun hands-on STEM activities that will inspire and engage girls from Grades K-12. The day also includes several short motivational speeches from the STEM Learning Lab and Shell Canada Mentors.

GIRLS IN K-4 Squishy Circuits: Campers will explore their creativity as they learn how to incorporate technology into their own 3D Art! Campers will build their own circuits out of Play-Doh using the design process to ideate, design, prototype, test and re-design their unique creations! Learn about electricity while making your 3D sculptures light up! What will you create?

 

GIRLS IN GRADES 4-12: Squishy Circuits and Microbits! By using design thinking, creativity and imagination, particpants will have fun adding their conductive Play-Doh to a Microbit - the pocket-sized computer from the BBC! Learn how to code the Micrbit to control your squishy circuit!

 

Note that registration closes at 10:00AM on Friday April 7th.

Tickets are $5.00 and are limited. This is a first-come, first-served event. We look forward to enjoying the afternoon with you!

 

Follow this link to register.