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Category Archives: 2008 News
Open to all students from elementary to high school, the Star Trail Contest was designed to promote astronomy while developing an interest in space sciences. The contest includes artistic and research essay categories with various prizes! Please visit www.astronomynovascotia.ca for … Continue reading
The International Year of Astronomy 2009 (IYA2009) will be a global celebration of astronomy and its contributions to society and culture, stimulating worldwide interest not only in astronomy, but in science in general, with a particular slant towards young people.
Halifax, NS – Two young Nova Scotia scientists were honored for their invention at last week’s Discovery Awards gala in Halifax.Â The ‘Alter-Leg’ is an alternative to crutches that promotes the healing of a broken leg, allowing the patient to … Continue reading
CLICK HERE to view Profiles of award-winning Projects developed by Students here in Nova Scotia for the 2008 Canada-Wide Science Fair – complete with project descriptions and pictures! Congratulations to everyone who took part!
Stepping Up is a guide for students who have completed a science fair project and competed at a regional or Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF). It is intended to help these students take their project to the next level – to … Continue reading
The second annual Science Olympics for Grade 4 and 5 classes will take place during National Science and Technology week in October. Over 100 students came out to participate last year for this carbon-neutral event at Saint Mary’s University. A … Continue reading
This first annual BioBlitz of Nova Scotia will be an opportunity to watch taxonomists – scientists who identify and often name plants, animals and fungi – at work. A BioBlitz is a taxonomic survey to identify as many different groups … Continue reading
The 2008 Team Nova Scotia Showcase will take place on May 1, 2, and 3 at Saint Mary’s University. Each spring, students who will be representing the province at the Canada Wide Science Fair first make their way to Halifax … Continue reading
The 2008 Science Fair ‘season’ begins in March. As new dates and details are made available – this information will be updated here in PDF format. If you have information that should be added or updated please email email@example.com.
Hands-on science projects are a great way to show students how fun science can be. This is the reason why NS YES! (Nova Scotia Youth Experiences in Science) teamed up with EnCana to create “Preparing for Science Fairs”, an inspirational … Continue reading
We’ve just created a new NS YES Group on Facebook – if you are a Facebook member you can log in and join our group.