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Ven, 2012-08-31 17:01 by Reni Barlow
In a quarry near Barrie, Ontario, eight junior finalists from CWSF 2012 join Alan Nursall of Discovery Channel's Daily Planet attempting to create the world's largest baking soda and vinegar volcano - and set a Guinness World Record. En savoir plus
Jeu, 2012-08-09 06:57 by Reni Barlow
Youth Science Canada is saddened to report that CWSF 2011 alumna, Eleesha Wijeratne from Toronto and her father were killed in a head-on crash on the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) last weekend. A teen was driving the wrong way on the ramp from the QEW to the northbound Highway 427 when his SUV collided head-on with the family's minivan. Eleesha dreamed of becoming a chemical engineer. En savoir plus
Lun, 2012-07-23 23:30 by Reni Barlow
Yassine Bouanane (17) of Laval, Québec has been selected as one of 15 finalists in the second annual Google Science Fair. His project, Soleil, où es-tu? (Sun, where are you?), involved the development of a device that automatically orients solar panels perpendicular to the sun to maximise their energy output. Bouanane's device delivers 36.5% more energy than a standard solar panel under the same conditions. En savoir plus
Jeu, 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: En savoir plus
Lun, 2012-05-21 13:50 by Reni Barlow
Four Canadian projects are among the 90 regional finalists announced today in the second annual Google Science Fair (GSF). Similar in structure to the Canada-Wide Science Fair, the GSF groups projects into three age categories with all projects in the age category competing against each other, regardless of the type of science. The four Canadian projects are: Age 13-14 En savoir plus
Ven, 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. En savoir plus
Dim, 2012-05-13 21:09 by Reni Barlow
At the close of today's opening ceremonies for the 2012 Canada-Wide Science Fair in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Mike Eisen, Chief Legal Officer for Microsoft Canada, announced a new partnership with Youth Science Canada - and a new Microsoft Canada Alumni Award. En savoir plus
Lun, 2012-04-16 10:50 by Reni Barlow
Youth Science Canada's CWSF 2012 Ambassador Selection Committee is pleased to announce the 7 alumni who have been selected to serve as Ambassadors at CWSF 2012 in Prince Edward Island - the result of a highly competitive process involving 36 applicants. En savoir plus
Jeu, 2012-04-12 23:22 by Reni Barlow
A "Leaders of Tomorrow" special report in the April 23rd issue of Maclean's magazine profiles fiflteen young Canadians as "The ones to watch." Included in the group, which spans a wide range of endeavours, are four Youth Science Canada alumni identified for their achievements in business, research, and the environment: En savoir plus
Mar, 2012-04-03 13:11 by Reni Barlow
Youth Science Canada (YSC) today announced a three-year joint sponsorship by Research In Motion (RIM), who has signed on as the lead sponsor for the Canada-Wide Science Fair. As YSC’s flagship program, the Canada-Wide Science Fair recognizes Canada’s top 500 science students and their projects. En savoir plus
Mar, 2012-04-03 13:11 by Reni Barlow
Sciences jeunesse Canada a annoncé aujourd’hui une commandite partagée d’une durée de trois ans avec Research in Motion (RIM), qui s’est engagée à titre de commanditaire principal de l’Expo-sciences pancanadienne (ESPC). Programme vedette de Sciences jeunesse Canada, l’ESPC offre une reconnaissance à 500 des meilleurs jeunes scientifiques du Canada et à leurs projets. En savoir plus
Dim, 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. En savoir plus
sam, 2012-03-31 09:00 by Reni Barlow
Youth Science Canada is pleased to announce the ten recipients of its 2012 Distinguished Service Award. The Awards annually recognize up to ten volunteers and staff who have made an outstanding contribution, through innovation, long service, or leadership, to the organization or its programs at any level. Nominations are submitted by any two volunteers or staff at any level (by January 31) and selection of the recipients is made by the National Science Fair Committee. Congratulations to: Top - left to right: En savoir plus
Ven, 2012-03-30 17:30 by Reni Barlow
Sciences jeunesse Canada a le plaisir d’annoncer que la 52e Expo-sciences pancanadienne (ESPC) aura lieu à Lethbridge (Alberta) en collaboration avec l’organisme d’accueil, Southern Alberta Technology Council (SATC). L’événement d’une semaine sera organisé à la University of Lethbridge du 11 au 18 mai 2013. En savoir plus
Lun, 2012-03-19 16:46 by Reni Barlow
Suite au succès du programme de l’an dernier, Sciences jeunesse Canada a le plaisir d’annoncer que le Programme d’Ambassadeurs sera à nouveau mis en place pour l’Expo-sciences pancanadienne 2012 à Charlottetown (Île-du-Prince-Édouard). Les Ambassadeurs de l’ESPC consistent en un groupe d’anciens participants et d’anciennes participantes à l’ESPC qui agiront à titre d’agents et d’agentes de liaison avec les finalistes et les délégués et déléguées tout au long de la semaine. En savoir plus
Lun, 2012-03-19 16:33 by Reni Barlow
Based on the success of last year’s program, Youth Science Canada is pleased to announce that the Ambassador Program will be returning for the 2012 Canada-Wide Science Fair in Charlottetown, PEI. The CWSF Ambassadors will be a group of former CWSF participants who will interact with the finalists and delegates throughout the week. Ambassadors will have the opportunity to participate first-hand in the planning and delivery of Canada's premiere youth science event. En savoir plus
Dim, 2012-03-18 23:00 by Reni Barlow
Eighteen of Canada’s top high school scientists have been selected by Youth Science Canada to represent the country at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) from May 12-19 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Intel ISEF is the world’s largest science fair. En savoir plus
Jeu, 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. En savoir plus
Jeu, 2012-02-16 14:31 by Reni Barlow
Ashley Anderson, Grade 11 and Forrest Tower, Grade 12 - students at Westside Academy in Prince George, BC - have returned home big winners from the Taiwan International Science Fair, held February 5-11 in Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C. En savoir plus
Mer, 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. En savoir plus