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From public lectures to signature celebrations such as Canada Day, we're honoured to invite our community to the University of Waterloo.

Community discovers world of science at 21st annual Science Open House

On Saturday, October 24, the University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Science opened its doors to the community for the 21st annual Science Open House. Run in conjunction with the Earth Sciences Museum Gem and Mineral Show, the popular event attracts more than 1,500 visitors each year.

Free themed tours captivate our community

This Wednesday, members of our community came to campus to take part in two fascinating science-themed tours.

The Earth Sciences Museum at the University of Waterloo’s Centre for Environmental and Information Technology is currently home to a prehistoric playhouse, offering free Dinosaur Tours from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday throughout the month of July. Open to people of all ages, no matter what your level of learning, the museum continues to amaze the general public, elementary and high school groups, and university students alike with interesting facts, new information, and authentic historical findings.

Waterloo and local community celebrate 20 years of water education

Last week thousands of elementary students from Waterloo, Kitchener, Guelph, and Cambridge discovered the importance of water in their lives and how their actions impact water sources around them.

Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Waterloo Wellington Children’s Groundwater Festival (WWCGF) brought together industry, government, community groups and educators, including the University of Waterloo, for a week of hands-on activities focused on the significance of water conservation, protection, science, and ecology.

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