Confederation College Set to Host Aboriginal Science Fair

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THUNDER BAY – On Friday, April 16th, the ‘Let’s Talk Science’ partnership program with Confederation College will be hosting its first annual Aboriginal themed science fair.

‘Let’s Talk Science’ is a national non-profit organization committed to community and school outreach by post-secondary student and professional volunteers.  Confederation College has been pleased to partner with the ‘Let’s Talk Science’ program over the past few years to motivate, prepare and support educators and engage children and youth in quality learning experiences that develop their interest in science, engineering and technology.

Sponsored by the School College Work Initiative, the science fair has participants from Dennis Franklin Cromarty and Churchill High Schools who will be showcasing their displays.  Concurrently, grade 8 students from Pope John Paul II Senior Elementary School will be visiting Confederation College to view the displays and engage in some interactive science and technology displays.

Friday, April 16, 2010

9:30am-2:30pm

Student Commons, Shuniah Building

Confederation College

  • Traditional plants used in healing and ceremonies
  • Smudging ceremonies
  • Traditional tools and weapons
  • The science behind snowshoes
  • Traditional structures – such as teepees