Upcoming Events


  • October 5, 2017 – StarLab for Flying High at Landing Trail Intermediate School 5502 48 Ave, Athabasca, AB with Ian Schofield from 9 AM to 3 PM.
  • October 5, 2017 - Vampires of the North with Robert Holmberg from 7 PM to 8 PM in Edmonton at Kings University.  Most likely, every human that has ever lived has had some blood pilfered by a biting fly. There are five families of biting flies in Alberta: mosquitoes, horse flies, black flies, no-see-ums, and certain muscid flies. We will cover their diversity, habits, life cycles, medical and veterinary importance, and how to avoid being bitten. Preserved specimens will be available for viewing.

  • 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 - August 15, 2017

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