18th Century Literature – Superheroes (By: Dr. Peter Walmsly & Dr. Eugenia Zuroski)
November 25, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm HSC-1A1, Ewart Angus Centre, MUMC
Who gets to be a superhero? What does a superhero look like to you? Did you imagine someone like Superman, Iron Man, or Thor? Everyone has a favourite fictional superhero, but did you know that superheroes are everywhere, making the world safe for regular people like us? Have you ever wondered about what makes a hero, and where they come from? Or if there can be girl heroes as well as boy heroes? Join us and find out, as we explore how ideas of the hero have shifted over time – don’t miss out on inventing a superhero that suits you!
December 2, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Burlington Public Library, Central Branch, 2331 New Street, Burlington – 2nd Floor
Water You Talking About? - Together, we will celebrate one of the necessities of life on Earth; water! Get ready to get dirty and experience the effects of local water contamination. Explore how it affects your everyday life and discover how to get involved and protect our Hamilton waters!
December 2, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Hamilton Public Library, Central Location, 55 York Boulevard – 4th Floor
Space Food Odyssey - Our team of astronauts are stranded on a strange planet. They are hungry! What will they eat? What can nutritional labels tell us about healthy meals? Be a food scientist to design healthy meals for our astronauts to survive
Ages 8 -12 (whole family welcome)
Why Don’t Dinosaurs Throw Snowballs? (By: Dr. Maureen Padden)
January 27, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm McMaster University, Hamilton ON
Dinosaurs lived for roughly 160 million years and survived tremendous changes in climate. What was the climate like when these creatures roamed the Earth? How did their experiences differ from that of ours today? We will travel through time and learn how the weather patterns have changed over the last 65 million years.
The Story of “You” University Life (By: Dr. Felicia Vulcu)
February 24, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm McMaster Museum of Art, 1280 Main St W, Hamilton, ON L8S 4L6, Canada
Let’s re-think university and redefine it. What if “university” wasn’t a building with classrooms and professors? What if You are the University? What does this mean? Re-imagine university as the story of you. You are starting on an amazing journey of self-discovery. Your ultimate goal: to learn, to grow and to create. Join Dr. Vulcu ...
Photovoice: Engaging Indigenous Elders and Youth (By Dr. Chelsy Gable)
March 24, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm McMaster University, Hamilton ON
We’ve all heard the saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” Did you ever look at a picture, a photograph, or a painting and wonder what story it tells? A photograph can be a strong tool to convey a message. Join Dr. Gable as she explains how “Photovoice” is being used today to address ...
April 28, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm McMaster University, Hamilton ON
Have you ever wondered how our body looks like inside? This is a subject doctors call Anatomy. New computer-based technologies can help us “see”, in 3D, how all the different parts of our body come together to make the amazing human body work. Join Dr. Wainman as he turns you inside out!?