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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 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.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Dinosaur Wednesdays

triceratops toy

Meet our museum team, Trish the triceratops and the rest of the dinosaurs in the museum every Wednesday until the end of summer!

This event is for all ages and open to the public.

Find out more here!

Monday, June 2, 2014

Earth Sciences Museum is now on Twitter!

Model of Albertosaurus

We are now on Twitter! Come follow us for the latest updates on exhibits, activities, events and volunteer opportunities.

Friday, May 16, 2014

Anorthosite dedicated to John Alan Franklin

In loving memory of John Alan Franklin, Geotechnical Engineer Extraordinaire
February 25th 1940- July 6th 2012.

An 8,000 pound anorthosite (black granite) boulder from River Valley near Sudbury was dedicated in the Peter Russell Rock Garden at the University of Waterloo with friends and family presiding over the event.