Meet Our Curiosity Crawlers

Every year, MCYU holds an event called Curiosity Crawl where kids can attend engaging and interactive workshops in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. These workshops are designed and facilitated by highly trained McMaster University Students who through their workshops, encourage children, youth and families to question the world around them, discover their own potential, ...

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Meet the authors of “This is Shakespeare”

What do you do when the thing you want doesn’t exist? You can find a compromise or you can CREATE it yourself! At Dundas Central Public School, a group of students chose to do the latter! What did they do? Meet Rob Bell, and a few of his students who co-authored This is Shakespeare!. Mr. Bell ...

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Meet Andrew – An MCYU in the City Workshop Facilitator

Name: Andrew  What program are you in here at McMaster? Ph.D. in Software Engineering. What year are you in? Kind of in my third year… kind of my second (you start to lose track!) Why did you decide to become an MCYU in the City facilitator? I like to say that I was headhunted by Beth (one ...

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Meet Anitha – One of Our MCYU Workshop Facilitators

We are so happy to introduce you all to Anitha! Anitha joined the MCYU team last year as a Volunteer Facilitator in our MCYU in the City Program and this summer she’s worked with us as our Summer Program Assistant. We sat down with Anitha to hear about her experience as an MCYU in the ...

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McMaster Children & Youth University

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McMaster Children and Youth University
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Hamilton, On L8S 4K1

Phone: 905-521-2100 ext. 73790


MCYU Event Calendar

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    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    May 25, 2019
    McMaster Children's Hospital - Health Sciences
    1200 Main Street West, Ewart Angus Centre, Room 1A1, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5

    Lecture Description:

    RUMOURS, CONSPIRACIES & LIES! OH MY! HOW TO SEPARATE FACT FROM FICTION – Sometimes we hear rumours or stories about secret agents scheming to control some of history’s big events or trying to trick us into believing science that isn’t true. These stories can be a lot of fun! Yet sometimes these “conspiracy theories” can confuse us and cause problems of their own. Join us as we discover the kind of tools investigators use to spot fake news, debunk pseudo-science, and separate fact from fiction.

    Let’s Talk Science will run hands-on activities after the lecture from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

    Ages: 7-14 (whole family welcome)

    Cost: FREE

    Register Now!

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