Science Literacy Week 2019


Date: Sep 22
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Where: Everywhere
Cost: Included With Admission

Ocean Sounds with the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra: 1:00 - 2:00 pm Level 3 Atrium Two members of the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra will perform, demonstrate and provide a hands-on experience with music and sounds from the ocean.

Nature Nook: 1:00 - 4:00 pm Level 3 Atrium Visit volunteers from Nature NL at our Nature Nook to feel pelts, bones and feathers and ask your questions about our province's wild plants, animals and spaces.

Whale Release and Strandings: 1:00 - 4:00 pm Level 3 Atrium Join volunteers from the Whale Release and Strandings Group and help them put together a life-size whale puzzle with real whale bones.

Giant Squid: 2:00 - 4:00 pm History Classroom Make your own giant squid with great big googley-eyes. It's a great way to find out how the real animal is put together, from tentacles to tail fin.

Canada C3: Coast to Coast to Coast: 2:30 -3:15 pm - Theatre, A special screening This acclaimed documentary film follows the historic 150-day, 25,000 km expedition which sailed Canada's coastline, from Toronto, Ontario to Victoria, British Columbia via the Northwest Passage. A signature project for Canada's 150th Anniversary of Confederation, the inspiring journey explored Canada?s past, present and future.

Events & Programs

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The First World War had a profound impact on Newfoundland and Labrador. It involved thousands of our people in world-changing events overseas and dramatically altered ...
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Experience what makes the people and this place so unique.

MUSIC: When we are not talking, we are singing. And dancing. And having a time. Learn why ...
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Drop by for a fun drawing exercise. Make a postcard and mail it to your family and friends! Blind contour is a fast and fun drawing exercise that is used widely by artists to ...
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join us for daily showings of the films katatjanik utippalianinga (The Return of Throat Singing), Handcrafted Hopedale, and Home: Stories of Newcomers to Newfoundland ...
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Family
Do you have questions about our natural environment? Do you want to get hands-on with some real specimens? Visit our Nature NL volunteers to feel pelts, bones and feathers and ...