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Mining Matters!

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5th Annual Teacher's Day

Calling all geography, social studies, science, environmental science and careers teachers.

Sunday, March 4, 2012
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, ON

Learn about Canada's mineral wealth and mineral exploration industries. Tour the outstanding exhibits on the trade show floor. See the technologies used
in resource exploration, career opportunities, and the industry's social responsibilities to the environment and communities.

Attend one of Mining Matters' in-depth training workshops and experience hands-on activities designed to engage students in Earth science. Each teacher will receive a
free classroom Earth science resource kit.

www.MiningMatters.ca 

Registration form available online or for more information download the complete flyer:

icon Mining Matters! 5th Annual Teacher's Day (500.75 kB)

Registration deadline: February 17, 2012

Presented in partnership with IBK Capital Corp.

Event will take place during the world's largest annual mineral exploration convention.

EDUGAINS summer camp for subject specific literacy

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Teachers and instructional leaders (e.g., department heads, divisional leaders, coaches, consultants, administrators) who support literacy in the Arts, Language, English, Geography, History, Science, and Science and Technology in Grades 7-12 are invited to participate in the LITERACY GAINS CAMP 2011 from noon on Monday, August 22nd to noon on Thursday, August 25th.

Ninety spaces are available — these are offered on a first come, first served basis with consideration for balancing subject groupings. Further details and registration information can be found at www.EduGAINS.ca.

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EdGEO Teachers Workshop

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Understanding Our Connection To The Earth Ed

Learn how to integrate Earth Science concepts into your teaching!

EdGEO Teachers Workshop

Registration deadline: March 15th www.gacmacottawa2011.ca/scienceoutreach.php

A valuable workshop for Elementary and Secondary Teachers from the National Capital Region and across Ontario and Quebec!

GAC/MAC Ottawa 2011 Conference Educational Outreach Events

  • Educational Outreach Session : Thursday, May 26th
  • General Interest Presentation at Museum of Nature : Thursday (evening), May 26 th
  • Teachers Workshop : 8:30am - 4:30pm - Friday, May 27 th
  • Field trip - Geological Highlights of the National Capital Region : 8am - 6pm - Saturday, May 28th

Registration includes ($60):

  • Access to the National Scientific Conference
  • Workshop and Field trip (lunches provided)
  • Extensive Resource Kit for the Classroom

Register now! www.earthsci.carleton.ca or contact Beth Halfkenny (613)520-2600 ext.8520 bhalfk@earthsci.carleton.ca

Some sessions offered in French!

Download flyer here: Understanding Our Connection To The Earth - Workshop

ASX's 8th Annual "Expanding Canada's Frontiers"

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ASX's 8th Annual "Expanding Canada's Frontiers" Symposium "Unraveling The Universe"
The Astronomy & Space Exploration Society (ASX) at the University of is pleased to announce that our 8th annual Symposium is set to take place on:
DATE & TIME: Friday, January 28, 2011, 7:00 PM (Doors open at 6:00 PM, reception at 10 PM)
LOCATION: Convocation Hall, University of Toronto (31 King's College Circle,
Toronto)
We are honoured to be featuring these world-renowned speakers:
* Prof. Alexei V. Filippenko, University of California at Berkeley, Team Lead of KAIT at Lick Observatory
* Dr. Michel Lefebvre, University of Victoria, Deputy Team Leader of ATLAS detector at LHC
* Prof. Gilbert Holder, McGill University, Canada Research Chair in Cosmological Astrophysics
ADMISSION:
Students: FREE with ID and pre-registration :
General Public: $15 until Jan 6, 5pm ($20 late purchase):
Purchase by phone: +1 (416) 978-8849
ABOUT:  The quest to understand the universe has been an endeavour of humans for centuries.  In recent years, scientific research and discoveries in the astrophysics and particle physics arena have been increasing in numbers and gaining much popularity.  Recognizing this, ASX is pleased to present a line-up of prominent speakers and relevant talk topics relating to the 'unraveling of the universe'.  The talks feature phenomenon relating all the way from quarks to quasars - from latest particle physics research at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), to Galaxy clusters and gravitational lensing, to supernovae, dark energy, and black holes.

ASX's 8th Annual "Expanding Canada's Frontiers" Symposium "Unraveling The Universe"

The Astronomy & Space Exploration Society (ASX) at the University of is pleased to announce that our 8th annual Symposium is set to take place on:

DATE & TIME: Friday, January 28, 2011, 7:00 PM
(Doors open at 6:00 PM, reception at 10 PM)
LOCATION: Convocation Hall, University of Toronto (31 King's College Circle,Toronto)

We are honoured to be featuring these world-renowned speakers:* Prof. Alexei V. Filippenko, University of California at Berkeley, Team Lead of KAIT at Lick Observatory* Dr. Michel Lefebvre, University of Victoria, Deputy Team Leader of ATLAS detector at LHC* Prof. Gilbert Holder, McGill University, Canada Research Chair in Cosmological Astrophysics

Admission

Students: FREE with ID and pre-registration: http://asx2011symposium.eventbrite.com/

General Public: $15 until Jan 6, 5pm ($20 late purchase):

Purchase online: http://www.uofttix.ca/view.php?id=729 

Purchase by phone: +1 (416) 978-8849

About

The quest to understand the universe has been an endeavour of humans for centuries.  In recent years, scientific research and discoveries in the astrophysics and particle physics arena have been increasing in numbers and gaining much popularity.  Recognizing this, ASX is pleased to present a line-up of prominent speakers and relevant talk topics relating to the 'unraveling of the universe'.  The talks feature phenomenon relating all the way from quarks to quasars - from latest particle physics research at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), to Galaxy clusters and gravitational lensing, to supernovae, dark energy, and black holes.

More info:  http://asx.sa.utoronto.ca/symposium/