Upcoming Events



  • CANCELLED - Northern Viticulture and Climate Change Due to a medical emergency we have cancelled this presentation and will substitute "Circumpolar Bears" with Albert Karvonen.
  • April 13, 2017 - Circumpolar Bears with Albert Karvonen at 7 PM in Athabasca University Governing Council Chambers.
  • April 22, 2017 -Watching the Night Sky in Lac la Biche, AB with Ian Schofield from AUGO2 Athabasca University Geophysical Observatory II at Lakeland Dark Sky Preserve Designation Ceremony & Community Event starting at 2 PM in the Bold Centre.
  • May 10, 2017 - Athabasca River Basin: from glacier to delta presentation at Alberta Student Services Conference in Athabasca from 1:15 PM to 2:15 PM with Dr. Robert Holmberg.
  • May 10, 2017 - Underwater Hawaii presentation at Alberta Student Services Conference in Athabasca from 4 PM to 5 PM with Dr. Robert Holmberg.
  • May 10, 2017 - The Chemistry of Chocolate presentation at Alberta Student Services Conference in Athabasca from 4 PM to 5 PM with with AU Professor Dietmar Kennepohl.
  • May 27, 2017 - Nature Walk with the Karvonens.  Watch for details and pre-register with sc-outreach.coord@athabascau.ca.
  • June 3, 2017 - Nature Walk with the Karvonens.  Watch for details and pre-register with sc-outreach.coord@athabascau.ca
  • July 15, 2017 - Athabasca Butterfly Count with Robert Holmberg and Wayne Brehaut from 12:30 PM to 4 PM or whenever you need to leave at Muskeg Creek Chalet.
  • September 15 to 17, 2017 - Night Sky and Photography for Rotary Youth Adventures Program Attendance by pre-registering with Mavis Jacobs at 780-675-7118, mavisj@telus.net or Andrew Woudstra at 780-213-0064, Rotary Club of Athabasca.

  • 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 - April 12, 2017

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