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 Tom and Susan (Kent) Foran 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.