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    Wednesday Jul 31, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    An opportunity to learn how we track climate change through the eyes of Earth observation satellites; explore and learn to interpret real satellite imagery around the globe! Presented by the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum. Ages 8-12.

  • Wednesday Jul 31, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Monsters and Aliens - what would life look like on other worlds? Design your own alien. Registration required. Ages 10-12. 

  • Wednesday Jul 31, 2024 at 4:00pm
    60 minutes

    What would life look like on other worlds? 

    What do you think an alien would look like, be made out of, or even act like?

    Design and Create your own alien.

    Registration required 

    Ages 7-12

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    Thursday Aug 01, 2024 at 10:15am
    60 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Make your dreams come true with your own hands. Registration required. Ages 4-9.

    We will be modelling clay to create an outer space picture, making a magic space flashlight, an inflatable alien, and a rocket. ​

    Donne vie à tes rêves, de tes propres mains. Inscription requise. Pour les 4 à 9 ans.

    Nous allons modeler la plasticine pour créer une image de l'espace, fabriquer une lampe spatiale magique, un extraterrestre gonflable et une fusée spatiale.

  • SRC webcard stargazing children

    Thursday Aug 01, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Space exploration requires complex robotics and constant technological innovation. From rockets and rovers to satellites and orbiters there is all sorts of robotics inventions in space. This workshop presents the various forms of robotics used in space exploration and challenges participants to design and prototype their very own space robot. Presented by the Canada Science and Technology Museum! Ages 8-12

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    Thursday Aug 01, 2024 at 10:30am
    90 minutes

    Code Sphero robots to complete different Olympic challenges (100cm race, obstacle course, figure skating routine) and learn the essentials of coding! Presented by Carleton University’s Virtual Ventures STEM Outreach program. Ages 6-10.

  • Thursday Aug 01, 2024 at 10:30am
    45 minutes

    Reach up high. Touch the sky. Yoga and stars.

    Drop-in. Ages 4-8.

  • Thursday Aug 01, 2024 at 2:00pm
    90 minutes

    The documentary series North Star follows the inspiring journey of Laurie Rousseau-Nepton, a resident astronomer at the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope. As principal investigator for the facility’s SIGNALS project, she heads a team of some 60 researchers. Together, they’re attempting to unravel the mysteries of star formation and better understand the role that stars play in the Universe.

    Directed by Patrick Bossé, the series chronicles the remarkable daily life of this Quebec-born Innu scientist.

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    La série documentaire Étoile du Nord suit le parcours inspirant de Laurie Rousseau-Nepton, astronome résidente au prestigieux Télescope Canada-France-Hawaï. À la barre de son projet, SIGNALS, elle dirige une équipe d’une soixantaine de chercheuses et chercheurs. Ensemble, ils tentent de percer le mystère de la formation des étoiles pour mieux comprendre leur influence sur l’Univers.

    Réalisée par Patrick Bossé, la série présente le quotidien hors du commun de la scientifique québécoise d’origine innue.

    2023. 75 min (5 ep x 15 min). 14+. Courtesy of the National film Board. Gracieuseté de l’Office National du Film.

  • Thursday Aug 01, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    What would life look like on other worlds? Join us for an afternoon of extraterrestrial crafting as we transform Barbie dolls into Aliens. Ages 10-17. Registration required.

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    Thursday Aug 01, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

     Budding engineers take flight! Come build extraordinary flying machines out of everyday materials. 

    Ages 7-9.