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Tue, 2016-03-01 13:07 by Dominic Tremblay
  Proclamation Youth Science Month in Canada Whereas over 500,000 children and youth across Canada will be participating in local and regional science and technology fairs in every part of the country in March, and Read more
Sun, 2015-03-01 09:45 by Dominic Tremblay
  Proclamation Youth Science Month in Canada Whereas over 500,000 children and youth across Canada will be participating in local and regional science and technology fairs in every part of the country in March, and Read more
Sat, 2014-03-01 13:54 by Dominic Tremblay
  Proclamation Youth Science Month in Canada Whereas over 500,000 children and youth across Canada will be participating in local and regional science and technology fairs in every part of the country in March, and Read more
Thu, 2013-10-17 07:37 by Mike Newnham
Smarter Science is pleased to announce we are currently accepting applications for Certification of Smarter Science Trainers in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario.. Accreditation will allow the successful candidate to provide training of the Smarter Science Framework within their Board or for external groups. Overview of Smarter Science & Benefits Smarter Science is a conceptual framework for embedding Inquiry-Based Science Education (IBSE) in classrooms from Kindergarten to Grade 12, has gained wide acceptance across Canada. Read more
Wed, 2013-02-13 13:00 by Reni Barlow
The Canadian Young Scientist Journal (CYSJ) offers high school students the opportunity for PhD-reviewed academic publication of their research and ideas. Read more
Wed, 2013-01-30 17:00 by Reni Barlow
On January 30, 2013, Google launched the third annual Google Science Fair. This online science competition is open to young people aged 13 to 18 from around the world - working as an individual or in a team. It offers young people the chance to explore an area of science that they're passionate about - and compete for prizes, scholarships and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Read more
Fri, 2012-11-30 21:14 by Reni Barlow
Today's National Post includes a special supplement highlighting STEM education in Canada. The cover features Canada-Wide Science Fair and Team Canada-ISEF alumnus Ben Gulak, as well as an opinion piece by Executive Director Reni Barlow, reproduced below. Read more
Sun, 2012-09-09 08:34 by Mike Newnham
Smarter Science is excited to announce that we are partnering with the Science.gc.ca team to establish a new Guinness World Record for the 'Largest Practical Science Lesson at multiple locations'. Read more
Sun, 2012-08-05 09:11 by Mike Newnham
For three years now I have been extolling the virtues and excitement of engaged inquiry science learning through Smarter Science. Workshops across Canada and at conferences paled in comparison to this week's Inquiry by the Bay gathering in Barrie, Ontario. Two days of workshops in six strands gave teachers, from all over the continent, the opportunity to mix with the like-minded. Here's a quote from one attendee: Read more
Sun, 2012-06-10 22:58 by Mike Newnham
All of us at Smarter Science are happy to announce that the program for Inquiry By The Bay has been published! 48 sessions, 20 speakers, the Smarter Science Teachers 2012 Awards Dinner and a resort setting to boot! Go to http://ibtb32012.sched.org/ and start building your own schedule. Then access your schedule on iOS, Android or Blackberry! Like what you see? For a conference fee of $75.00 plus meals & accommodations you will spend two days in the wonderful resort setting Read more
Thu, 2012-06-07 17:00 by Reni Barlow
Youth Science Canada alumni were front-and-centre at today's Youth in Motion 2012 Top 20 Under 20 Awards announcement. Seven of the twenty young Canadians honoured this year are Canada-Wide Science Fair and/or Team Canada-ISEF alumni. This year's recipients include: Read more
Fri, 2012-05-18 17:00 by Reni Barlow
Team Canada-ISEF put on a world-class performance at this week's Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, bringing home a total of 30 awards, including one of two $50,000 Intel Foundation Young Scientist Awards presented to the best of the best, three of the seventeen $5,000 Best of Category Awards, and four First Place Grand Awards. Read more
Wed, 2012-04-11 17:04 by Mike Newnham
“Smarter Science is a very meaningful and effective framework directly correlated to the Science and Technology Scientific Inquiry Skills Continuum in the curriculum document which is based on the Pan-Canadian set of categories.” “I’m thinking it’s more of an approach than anything else, so I’m inferring that it is a way to become a little bit more purposeful in the steps of science and to make it match more explicitly with the Ministry curriculum in terms of the skills of science.” Read more
Sun, 2012-04-01 17:00 by Reni Barlow
"Analyse more, memorize less - A new approach to teaching challenges students to think like scientists," writes Tom Spears in today's Ottawa Citizen, describing Youth Science Canada's Smarter Science initiative. Read more
Thu, 2012-03-01 00:00 by Reni Barlow
Each year, together with provincial and territorial governments, Youth Science Canada declares March as Youth Science Month to celebrate young Canadians striving to make the world a better place through science. Read more
Wed, 2012-01-11 19:00 by Reni Barlow
On January 11, 2012, Google launched the second annual Google Science Fair. The Google Science Fair is an international competition which encourages students between the ages of 13 to 18 to be curious, ask questions, and perform science experiments to answer those questions. In partnership with CERN, National Geographic, LEGO and Scientific American, Google invites these students to post their science projects online so that they may compete for prizes, scholarships and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Read more
Mon, 2011-11-14 06:43 by Mike Newnham
All posters can be downloaded as PDF's and sized to fit 8 x 11 or poster-sized wall posters. Read more
Mon, 2011-10-24 20:46 by Mike Newnham
The editorial that begins the issue states: Read more
Sat, 2011-10-01 14:48 by Mike Newnham
I am so excited about the lesson I conducted this morning! Engagement. Learning. Oh, so great. Read more
Wed, 2011-07-06 14:51 by Mike Newnham
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