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Friday, May 11, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Sustainable Landscaping Tour (1PM)

Join us as we tour the landscapes of BCIT discussing sustainability initiatives and how BCIT’s Grounds and Landscaping Department is working to lower greenhouse gas emissions. We will look at edible plants, ways to capture and reduce water consumption, discuss drought tolerant plants and much, much more!

Tour times: 10AM - 11AM 1PM - 2PM 


Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
8:00am to 3:00pm

SFU Exploration Day

SFU presents a day of learning catered for Burnaby high school students. On May 8th, high school students are invited to join a day of learning at SFU's Burnaby Campus. Students will experience various subject areas from Arts, Social Sciences, Sciences, Communications, and more!

More than 50 classes are being offered all day, there's tons of things to explore. 

THIS EVENT IS INTENDED FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS. THOSE WHO REGISTER MUST HAVE PERMISSION FROM THEIR SCHOOL TO ATTEND. YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER TO ATTEND. 


Friday, May 11, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:30pm

Film Screening: Dream, Girl

Dream, Girl: The documentary film for women by women showcasing the stories of inspiring and ambitious female entrepreneurs. We know the names of Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg. But what about the female entrepreneurs? What’s their story?

From brand new startups to million dollar industries, it’s time we stop telling girls they can be anything they want to be and show them what it means to be a leader.
Source: https://www.dreamgirlfilm.com/


Sunday, May 6, 2018 -
1:30pm to 4:30pm

Film Screening: Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures tells the incredible untold story of Katherine Jonson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae) – brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind the launch into orbit of astronaut John Glenn, a stunning achievement that turned around the Space Race. The visionary trio crossed all gender and racial lines and inspired generations.
Source: Twentieth Century Fox Film https://www.foxmovies.com/movies/hidden-figures


Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
10:35am to 11:25am

World changing!: How Geography Highlights the Powerful Social and Biophysical Dynamics that Shape our World (Session 2)

THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Geography is a physical science, a social science, and an information science. Our department offers programs in each of these areas (BAs, BScs, and a BEnv). Geography students explore the intersections of social and environmental problems and graduate primed to understand and make a difference in the world. Join three geographers who will explore the range and depth of this diverse and relevant discipline.

SFU Faculty of Environment, Geography


Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
1:30pm to 2:20pm

Dig Into Your Past With Archaeology (Session 4)

Immerse yourself into the human past with a series of interactive activities including helping to solve a forensic case, finding the missing link in the evolutionary chain, and identifying mysterious artifacts that were uncovered all over the world!

SFU Faculty of Environment


Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
12:25pm to 1:15pm

Avalanche! (Session 3)

Snow avalanches are a tremendous force of nature! They can break trees, destroy houses, close roads, stop trains, and kill people if they are in the wrong place at the wrong time. Come and discover the physics of what happens when an avalanche releases and explore what can be done to stay away from avalanches when you go into the backcountry.

SFU Faculty of Environment, School of Resource and Environmental Management


Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
9:30am to 10:20am

Avalanche! (Session 1)

Snow avalanches are a tremendous force of nature! They can break trees, destroy houses, close roads, stop trains, and kill people if they are in the wrong place at the wrong time. Come and discover the physics of what happens when an avalanche releases and explore what can be done to stay away from avalanches when you go into the backcountry.

SFU Faculty of Environment, School of Resource and Environmental Management


Thursday, May 10, 2018 -
2:00pm to 6:00pm

Virtual and Augmented Reality Expo

Explore virtual and augmented reality applications being used in health sciences and other areas at BCIT. Try out the Vive and the Microsoft Hololens.

Sessions will be held at 2PM, 3PM, 4PM and 5PM.

This event is free, space is limited, register now to ensure you have a spot.

REGISTER NOW

 


Saturday, May 12, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Glow in the Dark Magic Chemistry Show 2 (2:00PM)

Witness the magic of chemistry through glow in the dark demonstrations and displays that not only explore the wonder of chemical reactions and changes, but also keep you at the edge of your seat with excitement!

Showtimes: 
Show #1: 12:00PM  - ROOM C9001
Show #2: 2:00PM - ROOM C9001


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