Activity Booklet: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall! - 3rd edition

Friday, September 15, 2023toFriday, September 22, 2023

Join us in celebrating the 2023 edition of Science Literacy Week!

The Office of Student Academic Services in collaboration with the Sonia Bujold Initiative and Let’s Talk Science at McGill University, has put together a lovely free online booklet of self-paced activities about fall

Discover an exciting collection of science facts and activities!

Explore the fall season and discover how different mammals, birds and insects prepare themselves for the upcoming freezing winter. Lear how to safely interact with ducks, play matching games and much more. There is something for everyone to enjoy!

  • For children and adults of all ages.
  • Available in both French and English.
  • Register now to receive your booklet on Friday September 22.
  • For questions or additional information, please contact ingrid.chiraz [at] mcgill.ca (Ingrid Chiraz).
  • Registrations will be accepted through September 21.

Visit Science Literacy Week @ McGill to see other events happening across campus!

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Led by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Science Literacy Week showcases the many ways kids and families can explore and enjoy the diversity of Canadian science. From September 18 to 24, 2023, libraries, museums, science centres, schools and not-for-profits are coming together to celebrate this year’s theme, Energy. They are highlighting the books, movies, podcasts and virtual and in-person events that share exciting stories of the science, discoveries and ingenuity shaping our lives. Feed your curiosity and explore science from across the country and within your region.

Consult the full list of Science Literacy Week activities.

The Sonia Bujold Initiative  is an outreach initiative established in 2021 by Ms. Sonia Bujold, a recent retiree from the McGill Department of Biology, to “reach out” and break the isolation that students, individuals living alone, and families experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Initiative offers engaging and educational activities on the fascinating world of biology through a series of free online self-paced activity booklets for children and adults.  

The McGill Chapter of Let's Talk Science is a volunteer-based group of graduate and undergraduate students from a wide range of faculties at McGill University. Our volunteers deliver hands-on classroom presentations, host public STEM events, mentor for and evaluate projects at regional science fairs, and provide STEM outreach to a range of urban and indigenous schools!

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