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Updated: Thu, 07/18/2024 - 18:12

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.


Family Science Activities: 24 Hours of Science 2023

Saturday, May 6, 2023 09:00to16:00
See details for individual program locations on McGill's downtown campus and the Gault Nature Reserve.
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Join Science Outreach, the Chemistry Outreach Group, Physics Matters, AstroMcGill, BrainReach, the Gault Nature Reserve, STEMM Diversity at McGill and Earth and Planetary Sciences for fun family science activities during 24h de science!

What is Neuroscience, Anyway?

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!

When? 9:00-12:00

Where? Montreal Neurological Institute,  Jeanne-Timmins Amphitheater.

Details: Ages 5-12 with adult, bilingual, no reservation required.

See full details at 24h de science.


Chemist for a Day

Chemistry doesn't just happen in the lab, it's all around us, every day! Join the McGill Chemistry Outreach Group to participate in some fun chemistry that will change how you see our world.

When? 10:00-14:00

Where? Otto Maass Chemistry Building (801 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, Quebec H3A 0B8)

Details: Children ages 4 and up with adult, general public, bilingual, no reservation required. See full details at 24h de science.


From Planets to Particles: An Exploration Mini-Fair

Join McGill Physics Outreach, TSI Outreach and SMOrES (Earth and Planetary Sciences) for hands-on activities and demos about everything from gravity, life on other planets, building telescopes, coding, and craters to volcanoes, identifying earth and space rocks and minerals!

When? 10:00-16:00

Where? Rutherford Physics Building, 3600 Rue University, Montréal, QC H3A 2T8

Details: Ages 6-12, bilingual. 

Please register here.

See full details at 24h de science.


FULL: Super Seeds and Terrific Trees

Join McGill Science Outreach outdoors to celebrate spring and science! We’ll learn about how trees grow from tiny seeds to adults aged hundreds, even thousands, of years old as we explore some of the magnificent trees around campus with fun activities.

When? 10:00-11:00

Where? Meet in front of the Redpath Museum, 859 Sherbrooke W., Montréal, QC H3A 0C4.

Details: Ages 8-10, bilingual, outdoors. Please note: this activity will be cancelled in the event of rain.



The Diversity of Science and Scientists

Join STEMM Diversity@McGill outdoors at our interactive table, where we will be doing demonstrations and showcasing equipment from our own research in ecology and biodiversity. We'll also have colouring books that you can bring home with you!

When? 11:00-13:00

Where? Meet in front of the Redpath Museum, 859 Sherbrooke W., Montréal, QC H3A 0C4.

Details: All ages, in English, outdoors.

See full details at 24h de science.


A Living Laboratory to Discover

We invite you to discover the living laboratory of McGill University and meet different scientists who do their research here. From Biology to Meteorology, there's something for everyone!

When? 10:00-15:00

Where? Gault Nature Reserve, Mont Saint-Hilaire

Details: All ages, bilingual, outdoors, daily pass reservation required.

See full details at 24h de science and on Facebook.


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