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July 2020

Science at Home with Ontario Science Center

Thursday, July 9 - Friday, July 31
Free

While our doors are temporarily closed, we’re bringing the Science Centre to you! From DIY experiments to science activities to educational resources, we’ve got you covered. Science is everywhere and can be done anywhere! While you’re at home, we encourage you to explore the science around you with your research team (a.k.a. your family). Whether you’re in the kitchen or in the backyard, there are lots of opportunities to ask questions, make observations and test theories. Fun, educational content DIY…

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The STEAM Project – Summer Camp (JK – Gr.4)

Thursday, July 9 - Friday, August 21
richland academy, 11570 Yonge St.
Richmond Hill, ON L4E 3N7 Canada
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$920

The vision at The STEAM Project is to prepare youth for a world that increasingly demands scientific and technological innovation, thoughtful design, and a focus on empathy. Our mission at the STEAM Project is to foster empathy through a human-centred approach to design that we call “Design with Purpose.” Designing with Purpose is empathy driven and places the understanding of the needs of others at the center of designing solutions. Our programs encourage thinking about how new designs and invention…

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Mad Science Virtual Summer Camps

Thursday, July 9 - Friday, September 4
Mad Science virtual camps

Sign up for Mad Science Virtual Summer Camps! Our Live presenters will engage your children with fun, interactive and hands-on experiments. Step-by-step guided activities and cool demonstrations turn screen time into a fun and meaningful experience that is sure to capture your child's attention. All supplies provided are safe, fun and designed to create a memorable summer camp experience! Morning and/or afternoon sessions are available, from June 29 to September 4. Sign up for one week or the entire summer!

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Build Your Own STEAM Camp: Battle Bots (Gr. 5-8)

Thursday, July 9 @ 8:21 pm - Friday, August 21 @ 12:00 pm
The STEAM Project, 561 Edward Ave (Unit #1)
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 9W6 Canada
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$240

Design, build, and program a remote-controlled robot to take the competition ring and face off against other kids’ creations! Campers will learn new skills such as 3D design and printing, and how to program robot commands. A component fee applies and the project will be taken home upon completing the program. May the best robot win! Bundle all 4 workshops to have a full day's camp from Monday to Thursday!

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Build Your Own STEAM Camp: Arduino Playground (Gr. 5-8)

Thursday, July 9 @ 8:21 pm - Friday, August 21 @ 12:00 pm
The STEAM Project, 561 Edward Ave (Unit #1)
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 9W6 Canada
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$240

Arduinos are miniature computers that are designed to tinker and create with. They can be connected to and used with everything from Internet of Things (IoT) applications, wearable tech, 3D printing, and more! At our Makerspace, campers will learn how to build and program projects with the full use of all our tech and equipment! Bundle all 4 workshops to have a full day's camp from Monday to Thursday!

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Virtual STEAM Camp: Mystery Box Missions (Gr. 3-6)

Thursday, July 9 @ 8:21 pm - Friday, August 21 @ 2:00 pm
The STEAM Project, 561 Edward Ave (Unit #1)
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 9W6 Canada
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$90

Themed mystery boxes with secret STEAM projects inside! Students will be immersed in a story where they will need to build their projects to solve a challenge. By completing all 4 projects each session, they will receive a 4-digit code that will unlock their mystery prize! Each session will match our summer camp themes: Powering Outer Space (session 1) , Designing for the World and Beyond (Session 2), Natural Wonders (session 3), Maker Faire (session 4)

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Virtual STEAM Camp: Design Lab (Gr. 5-8)

Thursday, July 9 @ 8:21 pm - Thursday, September 3 @ 11:00 am
The STEAM Project, 561 Edward Ave (Unit #1)
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 9W6 Canada
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$300

Technology can be integrated with the real world to create limitless possibilities. Students will explore the use of technology, textiles, and electronics to be applied to projects in architecture, design, furniture design, and more! Over the course of the month, campers will learn new skills that stretch their creativity and imagination, with a kit delivered to their doorstep!

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Everything Under the Sun: STEAM, Fitness and Fun!

Thursday, July 9 - Friday, September 4
Virtual Summer Camps from LIOHAN and Friends

Virtual Multi-Disciplinary Summer Camp (K-6) with LIOHAN & Friends LIVE daily sessions (4 for “Full-Day”, 2 for Half) include a mix of STEAM subjects and Physical activities led by PhDs and other incredible educators! LIOHAN & Friends will give kids a Summer to Remember filled with personal growth, exploring new skills and passions, and bonding with new friends & family through teamwork. Exploring Space. Dancing to Beats. Creating Comic Books. Staying Fit and Mindful... all from home.

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Virtual STEM Camp

Thursday, July 9 - Friday, August 28

Virtual STEM Camp is an experience your kids will love while they are stuck at home! From coding to website design to 3D design these sessions will keep your young STEM minds busy and engaged. Check our site every week to see what amazing new programs have been added. Our first session filled up in 7 minutes so thanks for the support STEM families and enjoy!

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Tech Summer Camp

Thursday, July 9 - Saturday, August 29
$400

Join TechZenik this summer as we explore the depths of STEM! Over of course of Summer we will be hosting 8 different full week programs at our Scarborough location. Campers will get an opportunity to acquire new skills every single day as they learn how to explore and collaborate with others. Through the software, the technology and the equipment we have, we are able to reach and impact kids better any other STEM camp out there. We also try and…

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Summer Science at Home

Thursday, July 9 @ 8:21 pm - Saturday, September 5 @ 3:00 pm
$73 – $130

Science North’s goal is to constantly inspire kids to be engaged with the science in the world around them, even in these challenging and dynamic times. As such, we are excited to introduce to you Summer Science at Home - our new virtual summer camp experience. Summer Science at Home will provide children with the opportunity to continue to learn about the wonderful world of science from the comfort of their home. This activity-based hour held on Zoom takes summer…

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Downsview Park’s Nature Connection Program

Sunday, July 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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2nd and 4th Sunday of each month except on specified dates
Downsview Park Discovery Centre, 70 Canuck Avenue
Toronto, ON M3K 2c5 Canada
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Free

Downsview Park staff will take you on a free indoor/outdoor Park program based on nature-themed topics to get you exploring the natural world, starting with Downsview Park! Each two-hour program will explore a natural theme. Activities will be flexible to reflect the interest of participants. Registration is required. Visit our website to RSVP and to see more information about the themes. Downsview Park’s Discovery Centre. 70 Canuck Avenue. Toronto, ON. Back door. 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month from…

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Good Morning Science Home Edition

Thursday, July 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 30, 2020

Free

Are you looking for something fun and educational to do with your kids? Come learn some fun science experiments with us every week! Pueblo Science is hosting weekly FREE online episodes where we demonstrate how to perform various at-home science experiments that you and your children can follow along and do with us together virtually! If you have any science questions you want to ask along the way, our Pueblo Science experts will be moderating our episodes, so we can…

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August 2020

Sensory Friendly Saturdays

Saturday, August 1 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until Saturday, December 5, 2020

Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Sensory Friendly Saturdays

Offered the first Saturday of every month 3–7 p.m Come celebrate neurodiversity! The Ontario Science Centre is partnering up with Geneva Centre for Autism and others to offer sensory-friendly events and programming. With a variety of communities in mind, Sensory-friendly Saturdays were developed to provide an environment that is inclusive, accessible and respectful. Open to everyone, the programming is appropriate for all ages and abilities.   Dates in 2020: February 1 / March 7 / April 4 / May 2…

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Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Center

Saturday, August 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 10:00 am

Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road
Toronto, Ontario Canada
Free

Safely observe the Sun* with specially filtered telescopes. Learn about our nearest star and try your eye at spotting exotic surface features, including sunspots, spicules, and prominences. This program is offered by members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. * Weather permitting. In the event of cloud cover, program will be rescheduled to the following Saturday. 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. TELUSCAPE Outside Main Entrance

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October 2020

Evening Telescope Observing

Saturday, October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Have you ever looked through a telescope? Take a tour of the night sky through a telescope and snap a photo or two of your favourite celestial body. Learn about the phases of the Moon, get an up-close look at the planets, and gaze at the brightest stars (weather permitting). February 1 March 7 October 24 November 21 December 19 This program is offered in collaboration with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Toronto Centre. 6 – 8 p.m. TELUSCAPE

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