News archive - 2015

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Waterloo and local community celebrate 20 years of water education

Volunteers do an experiment with chilldren at the Groundwater Festival.

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.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Science partners with Waterloo Region Museum on Ocean Bound! Exhibit

University of Waterloo logo

This past winter, the Faculty of Science teamed up with the Waterloo Region Museum to create two displays for the new Ocean Bound! exhibit. This collaboration, formed with Waterloo's Earth Sciences Museum and the Students of the Water Institute Graduate Section (SWIGS), aimed to educate the public about ocean watersheds, aquatic animals and ecosystems. To find out more click here.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Earth Sciences Museum brings the prehistoric into the future

Equitable Life of Canada logo

Bringing the prehistoric back to life is not just for the movies: soon, anyone anywhere with access to a smartphone, tablet or computer will be able to interact with the University of Waterloo Earth Sciences Museum’s exhibits, thanks to a new five-year partnership with Equitable Life Insurance Company of Canada®. To find out more click here.

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Themuseum bringing dinosaurs back to downtown Kitchener

Themuseum in downtown Kitchener will soon become home to two of the dinosaur world's most well-known creatures with the launch of Dinosaurs: The Edge of Extinction on March 7.

To find out more click here

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Earth Science Museum contributes to ocean bound exhibit

The Earth Science Museum and the University's Water Institute Students put together displays to contribute to to Waterloo Region Museum's new exhibit. To find out more click here.