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  • Thursday Jul 25, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Boldly go where no one has gone before. We will be exploring space by playing a Dungeons and Dragons - style roleplaying game. You do not need to know how to play Dungeons and Dragons to participate. Registration required. Ages 10-12 years old. 

  • SRC Logo, Moon Bunting Flags

    Friday Jul 26, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Propel yourself into uncharted territories. Registration is required. Ages 10-12.

    We will be learning about the moon phases and making moon phase bunting flags! 

  • Saturday Jul 27, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Budding engineers take flight. Let's experiment and investigate gravity, motion and forces by designing and building a shock absorbing lander(s) that will protect "astronauts" when they touchdown to earth. Ages 7-9 years old. Registration required please. 

  • kid astronauts; dinosaur lifting weights

    Monday Jul 29, 2024 at 10:00am
    60 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Explore space rocks, goo and other icky stuff. Registration required. Ages 4-6.

    Viens découvrir des roches venues d'espace, de la matière gluante et d'autres trucs dégueu. Inscription requise. Pour les 4 à 6 ans.

  • TD Summer Reading Club banner

    Monday Jul 29, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Propel yourself into uncharted territories. Come explore heredity with alien genetics and test your engineering skills with rocket launchers.  Registration required. Ages 10-12. 

    Please note: This is the same program being offered at Carp, Beaverbrook, Fitzroy Harbour and Constance Bay. Please register for the program at the branch most convenient for you!

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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.

  • 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

  • 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

    People have been marveling at the night sky for millennia; it is a source of wonder for people of all ages and cultures. Through a series of fun challenges, participants will learn about the celestial objects and phenomena that can be observed with our own eyes or with the help of a telescope. Ages 13-18.

  • two children look at a rocket ship through a telescope.

    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.