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Mini-Science public talk: The future of evidence and ecology

24 Apr 2019 18:00
19:30

Jaye Ellis (McGill School of the Environment & Faculty of Law) and Brian Leung (Dept. of Biology, UNESCO Chair for Dialogues on Sustainability & Director of the McGill, Neotropical Environment Option, McGill School of the Environment)

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The Fauna of Quebec

27 Apr 2019 11:00
13:30

Did you know that there are nearly 40 000 different species of plants and animals in Quebec? Learn how to identify these animals by their tracks and their fur!

In English. No reservation necessary.

The Plant Life Cycle with Let's Talk Science

27 Apr 2019 12:30
15:00
 Join Let's Talk Science at Mcgill University in celebrating the lovely biodiversity that our Earth has to offer! Come learn all about the different stages in a plant's life cycle.

Investigate Volcanoes

27 Apr 2019 13:00
15:00

Volcanoes are a dynamic part of the Earth's crust. Learn about the structure of a volcano and handle different volcanic samples, such as ash, lava bombs and volcanic glass. 

In English. No reservation necessary.

Captain Catalyst's Science Playground: Beetles and Bugs

27 Apr 2019 14:30
16:00
New family programming for children ages 4-6.

It's time to play! A short show and activity stations for our young scientists and their parents/guardians. Starting with a show, the playground stays open for another hour in room 106: you can stay as long as you like. Please note: workshops are for children ages 4-6 with adult(s).

Earth Day @ the Museum: Gardens and plants

28 Apr 2019 11:30
14:00

This special Family Discovery Workshop in honour of Earth Day Canada  focusses on  ancient cultures and gardens, compares them to our modern gardens, and lets each participant plant a local seed to grow at home. 

Two sessions: 11h30 - 12h30 (in English)  AND 13h - 14h (in French)

Biodiversity of Quebec through Fossils

28 Apr 2019 13:00
16:30

Did you know that the city of Montreal was at the bottom of an ocean, millions of years before the first humans existed? Learn about the different plant and animal fossils found in the province of Quebec and how they connect to the species we see today. 

Bilingual. No reservation necessary.

IMAGE: Trilobite fossil

Young Scientist Workshops: Miscroplastics

4 May 2019 11:30
13:00
New series this May for children ages 7 to 11!

These workshops highlight current research work done by young scientists at McGill University. Each workshop includes a science discussion and a hands-on scientific activity.

Biodiversity of Quebec through Fossils

5 May 2019 13:00
16:30

Did you know that the city of Montreal was at the bottom of an ocean, millions of years before the first humans existed? Learn about the different plant and animal fossils found in the province of Quebec and how they connect to the species we see today. 

Bilingual. No reservation necessary.

IMAGE: Trilobite fossil

Persian Culture Workshops in May: The Persian Epic of Kings - Part 1

5 May 2019 13:00
14:00
New series this May for Children ages 7 to 9!

Why is the ancient civilization of Iran so important to historians and to all the proponents of old history? Discover how the Persian ancient civilization preserved stories of its roots in poetry. In collaboration with Dr.

The Future of Sea Ice - 24 hours of science

11 May 2019 11:00
16:00

Join graduate students from the department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science of McGill University for 24 hours of science! The team of scientists: Pascal Bourgault, Amélie Bouchat, Charles Brunette and Amélie Desmarais will be at the museum to share their Arctic research and their vision of the Earth of Tomorrow from the perspective of sea ice specialists.

Trees: A Living Record of our Climate - 24 hours of science at the Museum

11 May 2019 11:30
14:30

Join the Redpath Museum for 24 hours of science!

Did you know that trees record the changes in the environment? Join the Redpath Museum on a walk to explore the local trees growing on the McGill downtown campus. Learn how to identify these trees, to read their growth rings and discover how scientists use them to understand climate change.

From 11h30 to 12h30: in English

Young Scientist Workshops: Arctic Insects

11 May 2019 11:30
13:00
New series this May for children ages 7 to 11!

These workshops highlight current research work done by young scientists at McGill University. Each workshop includes a science discussion and a hands-on scientific activity.

Arctic Insects with Dr. Shaun Turney who received his Ph.D.(McGill) in 2018. He now works on the ecology of ants as a post-doctoral fellow at Concordia University.

Biodiversity of Quebec through Fossils - 24 hours of science

11 May 2019 13:00
16:30

Did you know that the city of Montreal was at the bottom of an ocean, millions of years before the first humans existed? Learn about the different plant and animal fossils found in the province of Quebec and how they connect to the species we see today. 

Bilingual. No reservation necessary.

IMAGE: Trilobite fossil

Biodiversity of Quebec through Fossils

12 May 2019 13:00
16:30

Did you know that the city of Montreal was at the bottom of an ocean, millions of years before the first humans existed? Learn about the different plant and animal fossils found in the province of Quebec and how they connect to the species we see today. 

Bilingual. No reservation necessary.

IMAGE: Trilobite fossil

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