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Science Literacy Week @ McGill: 2018 Events

Events happening across campus during science literacy week

September 17


September 18


September 19


September 20


September 21


September 22


September 23


Tour of the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning, 11:00am - 12:00pm, 3575 Parc Ave, Suite 5640. [Register]

Science in the news: Telling fact from fiction, 11:30am - 12:30pm, e-Classroom 313, Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering.

Lister Family Engaged Science - Twitter Workshop 2018, 10:00am - 11:30am, MS2-022 (Macdonald Campus).

Science in the news: Telling fact from fiction, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, eZone, Barton, Macdonald Campus Library.

DRAW: Weather Data Rescue needs Citizen Scientists, 2:30pm - 3:30pm, e-Classroom 413, Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering.


Montreal's Urban Heat Island: Tour of climate sensors on campus, 2:30pm - 3:30pm, outside the entrance of Burnside Hall. [Register]

Treasures from the History of Science in Rare Books and Special Collections, 3:00pm - 6:00pm, Colgate Room, Rare Books and Special Collections McLennan Library Building, 4th Floor. [Register]

Learn to code with HackMcGill, 6:00pm - 7:00pm, e-Classroom 313, Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering. [Register]

How to separate sense from nonsense when our health is on the line? 12pm - 12:45pm, Research Commons, Redpath Library Building. [Register]

Guided tour of the Lyman Entomological Museum, 1:35pm - 1:55pm, in front of the MCSS in Centennial Centre (Macondald Campus). 

Public Astro Night, 7:00pm. Pinging space rocks at the Arecibo Observatory by Dr. Flaviane Venditti. Room 204, McConnell Engineering. The lecture will be followed by night-sky observations (weather permitting).

Tour of the newly redesigned Maude Abbott Medical Museum, 10:30am - 11:15am, Strathcona Anatomy & Dentistry Building. [Register]

Science Literacy Week: The Wonderful World of Pollinators. 11:00am - 12:15pm, Redpath Museum (meet at the bottom of the front steps) [Register]

*The Geology of our Solar System. 11:30am - 12:30pm, Redpath Museum (bilingual) [Register]

*There is a cost associated with this event.

*Family Discovery Workshop: Space Travel and Astronauts. 11:30am – 12:30pm in English, Redpath Museum [Register]

*Atelier découverte du dimanche: Voyages spatiaux et astronautes. 1:00pm – 2:00pm in French, Redpath Museum [Register]

*Constellations with Let's Talk Science. 12:00pm – 3:00pm, Redpath Museum. Bilingual. No reservation necessary.

*There is a cost associated with this event.

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