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Freaky Friday: The wonderful world of Herpetology

16 Nov 2018 12:00
13:00

Freaky Friday is a lunch-time presentation during which McGill scientists and researchers examine the myths, realities and misconceptions surrounding science issues, concepts or phenomena.  In English.

WHERE: Redpath Museum Auditorium. FREE, everyone welcome. No reservation necessary.

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Sieving for Small Fossils

17 Nov 2018 12:00
14:00

Learn how to sieve for small fossils with the Redpath Museum's paleontology technician Chantal Montreuil. Once you have mastered the technique of sieving, closely examine your fossil under a dissecting microscope. Does it look different? Would you be able to identify it? Shark teeth, ray teeth, spines, fish scales... what will you find?

Saturday November 17  

session 1: 12h00 to 12h45

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FULL Family Discovery Workshop: Marsupials @ Redpath Museum

18 Nov 2018 11:30
14:00

NEW! Two sessions every Sunday:

11h30 – 12h30 in English

13h – 14h  in French

All Discovery Workshops include a hands-on craft.

COST: $10.00 (+ taxes)/child or $35.00 (+ taxes) for 4 workshops with advance registration before October 1st.

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Sunday Documentary film: I am a girl

18 Nov 2018 14:30
17:00

There is a group of people in the world today who are more persecuted than anyone else, but they are not political or religious activists. They are girls. Being born a girl means you are more likely to be subjected to violence, disease, poverty and disadvantage than any other group on the planet. As each girl moves closer to coming of age, I AM A GIRL, a feature length documentary, reveals what it means to grow up female in the 21st century. ...

Captain Catalyst's Science Playground: Trip to the Solar System

24 Nov 2018 12:00
13:30
New family programming for children ages 4-6.

Join us on this magical trip through our solar system!

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FULL Family Discovery Workshop: Symbiotic Relationships @ Redpath Museum

25 Nov 2018 11:30
14:00

NEW! Two sessions every Sunday:

11h30 – 12h30 in English

13h – 14h  in French

All Discovery Workshops include a hands-on craft.

COST: $10.00 (+ taxes)/child or $35.00 (+ taxes) for 4 workshops with advance registration before October 1st.

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Sunday Documentary film: Pussy Riot - The Movement

25 Nov 2018 14:30
17:00

Pussy Riot - The Movement is the first comprehensive film that tells the full story - from arrest through release from prison and beyond - of the remarkable women who defied a strongman, survived Russian prisons and rallied the world behind them. The documentary also examines the perversion of the Russian Constitution by ex-KGB officer and President Vladimir Putin.

FULL Family Discovery Workshop: Felines @ Redpath Museum

2 Dec 2018 11:30
14:00

NEW! Two sessions every Sunday:

11h30 – 12h30 in English

13h – 14h  in French

All Discovery Workshops include a hands-on craft.

COST: $10.00 (+ taxes)/child or $35.00 (+ taxes) for 4 workshops with advance registration before October 1st.

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Sunday Documentary film: Bombshell - The Hedy Lamarr Story

2 Dec 2018 14:30
17:00

The life and career of the hailed Hollywood movie star and underappreciated genius inventor, Hedy Lamarr.

Survival Workshop: Wood carving

4 Dec 2018 12:00
13:00

Our new McGill Survival Workshops are now offered for everyone, including McGill students, staff and faculty. They are not suitable for young children. In English.

These workshops are held once a month, over lunch from 12h-13h, with wilderness awareness educator Steve Leckman.

FEE per workshop:  $10/ non-student or $5 / student (must be over 16 years of age).

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FULL - Family Discovery Workshop: Rainbows @ Redpath Museum

9 Dec 2018 11:30
14:00

NEW! Two sessions every Sunday:

11h30 – 12h30 in English

13h – 14h  in French

All Discovery Workshops include a hands-on craft. These workshops are suitable for one child and one adult. The child should be no older than 5 or 6. The adult can be any age.     

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Sunday Documentary film: GTFO - women in gaming

9 Dec 2018 14:30
17:00

Sparked by a public display of sexual harassment in 2012, GTFO pries open the video game world to explore a 20 billion dollar industry that is riddled with discrimination and misogyny. Although half of all gamers are women, females are disproportionately subject to harassment and abuse from other gamers, and are massively under-represented in the video game design world....

Cutting Edge Lecture in Science: Did this make that happen? Causation, causality, and the statistician

13 Dec 2018 18:00
19:00

The Cutting Edge Lectures in Science are introductions for the general public to the latest research in science.

In English. 

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Cutting Edge Lecture in Science: Did this make that happen? Causation, causality, and the statistician

13 Dec 2018 18:00
19:00

By Erica Moodie (William Dawson Scholar & Associate Professor of Biostatistics, McGill). A significant proportion of research seeks to discover causes – causes of disease, of disparities, of longevity. Causation has been considered by philosophers, religious scholars, mathematicians, and more millennia but only recently in ways that are amenable to study with the larger datasets that are available to researchers today....

FULL Family Discovery Workshop: Five Senses @ Redpath Museum

16 Dec 2018 11:30
14:00

NEW! Two sessions every Sunday:

11h30 – 12h30 in English

13h – 14h  in French

All Discovery Workshops include a hands-on craft.

COST: $10.00 (+ taxes)/child or $35.00 (+ taxes) for 4 workshops with advance registration before October 1st.

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