Posts for the Topic Science Outreach

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

University of Waterloo builds community at Maker Expo

#MakerExpo in balloons

The University of Waterloo’s maker and entrepreneurial spirit shined bright at Maker Expo on Saturday, September 10. Hosted at Kitchener City Hall, the event brought together a diverse, family-friendly showcase of artists, makers, and hands-on activities featuring select UWaterloo groups and companies, as well as an array of community partners.

Fun, science, and community collide at Discovery Square

Kids learning at Discovery Square

School may be out, but for the curious minded, learning never stops. During the month of July, Waterloo’s Science Outreach team took part in Discovery Square, a STEAM event celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math hosted by the City of Kitchener at Civic Square in front of City Hall.

Watering the young minds of the future

Kids looking at water

For 21 years now, the Waterloo Wellington Children’s Groundwater Festival (WWCGF) has been delivering water-related education to students through a variety of hands-on, interactive activities.

Bringing together industry, government, community groups and educators, including the University of Waterloo, the week-long event focused on the significance of water conservation, protection and science.

Science Outreach event shows how Kitchener rocks

People on tour

From vibrant serpentine outside Crabby Joe’s to the crinoid fossils on the outer walls of Immigration Canada, Kitchener is home to a rich geological history. Ancient rocks and fossils can be found in the buildings and surrounding landscapes throughout the city.

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