Science World on the road to Dease Lake

Free community event follows science demonstrations at regional schools

Vancouver-based Science World will wrap up its 2019 school tour with a show for everyone in Dease Lake June 20, as part of its Community Science Celebration.

“We are thrilled to be participating in this Community Science Celebration in Dease Lake,” said Jo-Ann Coggan, director of community outreach for Science World. “It is a showcase of the community for the community and will profile local businesses, organizations and innovators. Science World will provide fun, dynamic science experiences for the whole family as part of this event.”

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This school year, Science World On The Road has visited over 40,000 students at 199 schools in 89 communities across the province. The trip to the Northwest will be the team’s last school trip until the fall. Before the community celebration On The Road’s high-energy gymnasium presentations for school children in New Aiyansh, Stewart, Iskut and Dease Lake.

The free community celebration will include what organizers call “eye-popping shows, demonstrations and challenges,” along with an opportunity to meet people in the community doing cool science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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This Community Science Celebration will also involve visiting exhibitors, like Genome BC, who will be travelling up with Science World.

The event will run from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Dease lake School on June 20. Admission is free.

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