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Building stones and Fossils - Storymap Exploration

6 Dec 2020 10:00

By popular demand, we are presenting our Virtual Tour once again!

Join us for a guided walking tour of the fossils hidden in the walls of some of downtown Montreal's proudest institutions.

Online Cutting Edge Lecture in Science: The Force Is Strong Within Us

10 Dec 2020 18:00

By Christopher Moraes (Canada Research Chair in Advanced Cellular Microenvironments, Dept. Chemical Engineering, McGill) 

Freaky Friday: Debunking common tick myths (in English)

11 Dec 2020 12:00

By Kirsten Crandall Joint Ph.D. candidate in McGill Dept. of Biology with Dr. Virginie Millien and Dr. Jeremy Kerr (University of Ottawa)

Talk title: Fact or fiction: Debunking common tick myths

Wild Mushrooms of Quebec - Storymap Exploration

10 Jan 2021 10:00

Join us for a family friendly foraging trip to learn where you can find wild (and often edible!) mushrooms around accessible woodlands and public parks near Montreal.

Photo by Ingrid B.: Mushrooms collected growing wild in woodland near Covey Hill, Quebec, in September 2020.

Moderated and led by Ingrid Birker (Redpath Museum Public Program).

In English. Suitable for a family audience.

Minerals of Quebec - Storymap Exploration

7 Feb 2021 10:00

A family friendly dig into some of Quebec’s heritage quarries and the minerals associated with these sites.

Learn about the Vesuvianite from the Jeffrey Mine and the world famous mineral types found at Mont Saint-Hilaire. Bring your own rocks and stones so that we can all share our mineral treasures after the storymap presentation.

Photo by Anthony H.: Analcime, a mineral found at Mont Saint-Hilaire (and on exhibit at the Redpath Museum!).

Secret science spots of McGill

7 Mar 2021 10:00

Science at McGill University goes back 150 years, but there are hidden pockets of history that will surprise even the most avid science nerd.

Find out where Ernest Rutherford conducted the experiments that won him the 1905 Nobel prize, or where Maude Abbott, Canada's first cardiologist, examined pathological samples, or where where you can read Darwin’s letter and learn about his connection to the Redpath Museum.

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