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The Amazing Race: Education Edition (Session 1)

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

Location: Education Building 8620.1

Calling all potential teachers!

How many English Majors does it take to screw in a Light Bulb? (Session 1)

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

Location: West Mall Centre 3511

Nothing makes a joke better than being able to explain it!

Avalanche! (Session 1)

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

Location: Saywell Hall 9152

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.

Biology in Action (Session 2)

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

Location: Shrum Science Centre Chemistry 9051

Get your hands busy by learning the basics of working in a biology lab, working with a microscope on your own, dissecting out the seminal vesicles of an anesthesized earthworm and viewing some real

Physics in Action (Session 2)

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

Location: Shrum Science Centre Physics 9416

Explore the secrets of Physics through hands-on activities and demos in static electricity, Faraday’s Cage, magnetic materials and Ampere’s Law.

Chemistry in Action (Session 2)

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

Location: Shrum Science Centre Biology 7172

Discover the magic of Chemistry right from our lab and dive deeper into matter, its properties, physical and chemical changes, pure substances and mixtures (homogeneous and heterogeneous), separati

Tour of the Trottier Observatory (Session 2)

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

Location: Trottier Observatory

Take a tour of the Trottier Observatory and Science Courtyard. Peek into the 0.7 meter reflector telescope that tracks distant galaxies billions of years old.

Should I or Should I Not? Ethical Decision Making (Session 2)

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

Location: West Mall Centre 3533

Do you put much thought into how you make decision and the outcome? How would you react if confronted with something unethical?

Be-A-"Mazed" (Session 2)

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

Location: Technology and Science Complex I 9204

From tying your shoe to cooking food, everyday people use algorithimic thinking to complete tasks and solve problems.

Mystery and Magic of Blood (Session 2)

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

Location: Blusson Hall 9920 and Blusson Hall 9650

See how the Faculty of Health Sciences looks at the diverse factors that impact health by looking at the topic of blood.

Future of Cities (Session 2)

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

Location: Robert C. Brown Hall 7100

Learn how technology and design can equip you with skills to build future urban spaces. Discover paths to become the next generation’s problem solver.

History as Crap-detecting & Names, Dates -- and Music? (Session 2)

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

Location: West Mall Centre 3513

History is used by those in power to make us conform, fit in, and do what we’re told. But history can also be used to challenge, rebel, and resist.

Dear Idiots and Romantics: Stop Trying to Film Moby-Dick (Session 2)

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

Location: West Mall Centre 3517

Yes, you can make movies out of books, just not this one. Not now. Not ever. Why? Come and see. No knowledge of Moby-Dick necessary. Heck, I don’t even care if you’ve ever read an entire book.

What is Time? Philosophical Thoughts Experiments in Science Fiction (Session 2)

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

Location: West Mall Centre 2521

Humans experience time as passing at a certain rate, unchangeable and universal. But is this how time *really* is?

Watch Your Language! (Session 2)

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

Location: West Mall Centre 3517

Have you ever wondered how your brain figures out the language around you? How do you know to say fan-freakin'-tastic and notfantas-freakin'-tic?

Why Tomb Raider Is Terrible Anthropology (Session 2)

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

Location: TBA

As badass as she is, Lara Croft makes a horrible anthropologist. Together we will look at the game to think about what we (don’t) do as anthropologists.

Good Jobs, Bad Jobs...No Jobs? Globalization, Automation and the Future of Work (Session 2)

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

Location: West Mall Centre 3515

Are robots and AI really going to replace human workers soon? How are globalization and migration going to affect Canadian jobs in coming years?

The Amazing Race: Education Edition (Session 2)

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

Location: Education Building 8620.1

Calling all potential teachers!

Physics in Action (Session 3)

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

Location: Shrum Science Centre Physics 9416

Explore the secrets of Physics through hands-on activities and demos in static electricity, Faraday’s Cage, magnetic materials and Ampere’s Law.

Chemistry in Action (Session 3)

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

Location: Shrum Science Centre Biology 7172

Discover the magic of Chemistry right from our lab and dive deeper into matter, its properties, physical and chemical changes, pure substances and mixtures (homogeneous and heterogeneous), separati

Biology in Action (Session 3)

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

Location: Shrum Science Centre Chemistry 9051

Get your hands busy by learning the basics of working in a biology lab, working with a microscope on your own, dissecting out the seminal vesicles of an anesthesized earthworm and viewing some real

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