STEM Week 2019 Round Up

Posted on Monday, December 2nd, 2019

STEM Week 2019 was jam packed with fun events for all ages!


Butterfly Hunter with a net in the background with a man in the fore ground talking

Our second annual science video contest #wingteresting in collaboration with the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, received submissions from students across Guelph and the GTA. This year's contest was to create a video on the physics of flight. 

Congratulations to our contest winners

Grade school: 6 year old Cassia
High School winner: Rosa Sakhapour 
People's Choice Winner: Moth Lovers

STEM Week @ the Museum

Students gathered around a pedestal for a demonstration of vibration frequency

Over 500 elementary students, visited the Guelph Civic Museum between November 25th and 28th for fun physics activities.

N3 - Nano Night in November

Man in foreground removing fry ice from a container for an experiment

The Nano Club prepared and presented demos for the community at Brothers Brewing.

Public Lecture

The role exploring Mars plays in unraveling Earth's origin story: a physics perspective

Scott VanBommel giving Mars lecture

Guelph Alum, Scott VanBommel, spoke to a crowd about his reserach on Mars.

Physics Road Show 

Students watching demo of an exploding garbage can

The Great Orbax and @NeutronJo presented science demos at the Guelph Civic Museum for local students during a PA Day. 

Fizz-ics Pub Night

The Physics of beer with Joanne O'Meara and Wellington Brewery's own Marvin Dyck at the Guelph Civic Museum. 

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