Upcoming Events

Science Outreach would like to thank our wonderful volunteers who share their time and expertise in our community!  Please watch our website for any changes!  Please join our FREE community events!

Everyone is welcome... we are just a click away from learning about Science!
If you missed out... View the recordings on our YouTube Channel.

•    May 15, 2023 – DNA Analysis for Science 30 students from Edwin Parr Composite School with Srijak Bhatnagar, Assistant Professor, Computational Biology, Faculty of Science and Technology, Athabasca University.   

•    STEAM Projects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) at Rochester School for students grades 4 to 9 with Dr. Wayne Brehaut and Dr. Robert Holmberg, volunteers with Science Outreach - Athabasca.  

•    June 16, 2023 – Athabasca University Convocation with ceremonies including pre and post-festival activities at EXPO Centre in Edmonton. 
•    June 17, 2023 – Homecoming at Athabasca University campus in Athabasca and the Science Lab with graduate travel experience between Edmonton and Athabasca. 

•    July 3 to 31, 2023 – SHAD Program Experience at Athabasca University to volunteer for the SHAD Experience at Athabasca University - Sign me Up!

•    Fall 2023 – Watch for upcoming talks and activities! Date for Per


See what we have been up toScience Outreach - Athabasca : 21 years of informing the public about science and technology with Dr. Robert Holmberg, Emeritus Professor, Athabasca University.  View the recording on our YouTube Channel.
Check out the Fungi Brochure: Mushrooms of the Athabasca Region by Dr. Roland Treu who is one of our Science Outreach volunteers!

Many events may be recorded and posted to our website at a later time.  
To view these recordings:
Please feel free to visit our YouTube Channeand subscribe to our channel or go to our Science Outreach - Athabasca website in Past Events.

Send us an email to get on our mailing list to be notified of future events.

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.

Other interesting information:
Check out the interesting Lecture Series from RAIC Centre for Architecture, Faculty of Science and Technology, Athabasca University.  The past lectures can be found on Athabasca University RAIC Centre for Architecture YouTube Channel  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCC-Ry650i197mGh0u_kvW3A

These Miistakis Institute webinars have been quite interesting and informative. Some have been on wetlands, some on urban wildlife, municipal mechanisms for conservation, etc.  The previous webinars are all posted on their website:  https://www.rockies.ca/webinars.php 

 Alberta Invasive Species Council Previously presented webinars

 Comet C/2020 F3 Neowise in Alberta's Sky
In case you missed the info, was a comet visible in our night sky near the Auriga constellation, relatively low above the horizon (see attached photo for approximate location marked with a red x). It is so bright that it is visible with the naked eye (but with binoculars, it's even better). It ot be back before 6,800 years. Pictures courtesy of Frederique Pivot


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

Science Outreach Athabasca - May 17, 2023

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