CANCELLED: 24 Hours of Science at McGill

Saturday, May 4, 2024 09:00to16:00
McGill's downtown campus (845 Sherbrooke St.W) and Gault Nature Reserve.
Free; registration and general entry fee required for some events.

***This event has been cancelled (at the McGill downtown campus). The activities at Gault Nature Reserve for A Living Laboratory to Discover, will still take place (on Saturday May 4th, from 11 h – 16 h at 422 chemin des Moulins, Mont-Saint-Hilaire). Thank you for your understanding.***

Join Science Outreach, the Chemistry Outreach Group, the Physics Outreach Group, the Trottier Space Institute, Gault Nature Reserve, STEMM Diversity at McGill and Earth and Planetary Sciences for fun science activities for youth and families during 24 hours of science!

All activities will occur at our downtown campus except a Living Laboratory to Discover (at Gault Nature Reserve). View the full program flyer here.

Super Seeds and Terrific Trees

9 am - 10:15 am and 10:45 am - 12 pm

Join McGill Science Outreach to learn about how trees grow and interact with nature near you.

  • Language(s): English (9 am - 10:15) and French (10:45 - 12 pm)
  • Location: Outdoors: Meet outside the Redpath Museum
  • Target audience: Ages 8 - 10
  • Free, registration required here.

How do our brains work?

9 am - 12 pm

Join a group of neuroscientists from BrainReach for a series of fun and interactive activities with hands-on learning tools to discover more about the brain!

  • Language(s): Bilingual
  • Location: Outdoors: Burnside Hall
  • Target audience: Ages 5 -13
  • Free, no registration required.

Chemist for a Day

10 am - 2 pm

Join McGill Chemistry to participate in some fun chemistry that will change how you see our world.

From Planets to Particles: An Exploration Mini-Fair

10 am - 4 pm

Join the Trottier Space Institute, McGill Physics, and McGill Earth & Planetary Sciences for a day of hands-on science activities! You'll learn about space, telescopes, the fundamental forces of the Universe, planets, coding, rocks, and more!

The Diversity of Science and Scientists

11 am - 1 pm

Join STEMM Diversity @ McGill to hear about about the diversity of science and scientists! Hear about research from diverse scientists in ecology and biodiversity, see some tools we use, and learn about what we do at our interactive table.

  • Language(s): Bilingual
  • Location: Outdoors: Children’s Garden, across the McGill Nanofactory
  • Target audience: Ages 3 - 5, families
  • Free, no registration required.

A Living Laboratory to Discover

11 am - 4 pm

Discover McGill's living laboratory at Mont-Saint-Hilaire and meet different scientists. From Biology to Meteorology, there's something for everyone!

  • Language(s): Bilingual
  • Location: Outdoors: Gault Nature Reserve, Mont-Saint-Hilaire
  • Target audience: All ages
  • General entry fee, buy tickets here.
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