Upcoming Events

  • February 14, 2019 - Love under the Northern Lights with Martin Connors Professor, Space Science/Physics from Athabasca University’s Centre for Science at 7 PM in Athabasca University Governing Council Chambers. If the weather permits and the sky is clear, Martin may bring a telescope to view the stars outside. Please dress appropriately for the weather. Free Community Event!  Door prizes!
  • February 14, 2019 - Science Lab tour for Athabasca 4H with Robert Holmberg
  • March 27, 2019 - Modeling for real-world systems - Why do we develop models? with Junye Wang, Professor and Campus Alberta Innovates Program Research Chair in Computational Sustainability and Environmental Analytics, Faculty of Science and Technology, Athabasca University at 7 PM in Athabasca University Governing Council Chambers. What would be the impact of agricultural and industrial production in Athabasca River Basin? Is there an optimal way to manage environmental impacts of agricultural and industrial production? We will discuss the differences between the real world and the model world and how to balance the need for detail that approximates the reality of the process and system under study. Free Community Event!  Door prizes!
  • April 9 & 10 - Science Fair for Landing Trail Intermediate School in Athabasca
  • May 2019 - Spider Talks for grade 2 students at Whispering Hills Primary School in Athabasca with Robert Holmberg

To Book Hour of Code school talks and demos with Wayne Brehaut school presentations for students ages 12 to 15... Contact Science Outreach if interested.

To Book DNA labs and demos with Carmen Allen... Contact Science Outreach if interested.

To Book Spider Talks with Robert Holmberg, Professor Emeritus AU and resident Entomologist at your school... Contact Science Outreach if interested.

Many of our events are held at Athabasca University in Governing Council Chambers. Please park in parking lot C. To view a map of the grounds and parking please click here.

Science Outreach Athabasca - February 11, 2019

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