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Thu, Apr 28, 2011 by Scott Berry
One of my young finalists came to me a few years ago when we were preparing our first preparation meeting for the Canada-Wide Science Fair and told me that his family had been planning a trip to Disneyland for that very week. He told me he had chosen the Canada-Wide Science Fair. I asked the reasoning for his decision. Read more
Fri, Apr 22, 2011 by Reni Barlow
If you've been selected to participate as a finalist in CWSF 2011 in Toronto, one of the decisions you need to make is which Challenge is best addressed by your project. At first glance, it may be difficult to choose between Environment and Resources, but a closer look reveals that each has a distinct focus. Read more
Thu, Apr 21, 2011 by Scott Berry
A social network is a community of any size who share things in common. These networks are a tightly knit and interwoven tapestry that has become the fabric of society and the relaying of information…. useful and sometimes frivolous. There is no escaping however their growing importance in the social, news and political fields. They have become a way to get information to the masses. Read more
Mon, Apr 18, 2011 by Scott Berry
“Last year was one of the best weeks of my life. There’s lots of tours and you meet so many different people. Pin trading is huge there. It’s the national sport of the science fair and by the end of the week people are bartering pretty hard for pins.” Kyle Schole  2008 Read more
Sat, Mar 12, 2011 by Reni Barlow
If you're curious to see what types of projects are selected for the Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF), what they look like, what they won, or how projects from your part of the country have fared, the Virtual CWSF is a goldmine of information. You can search nearly 2,500 projects by: Read more
Fri, Mar 4, 2011 by Reni Barlow
I had a long conversation over dinner this week with a Canada Research Chair in the behavioural sciences who isthe mother of two sons still in elementary school. She recounted the tale of her sons preparing science projects for their classes, which were something like Grade 4 and 7. Read more
Thu, Mar 3, 2011 by Reni Barlow
After two years of discussion, consultation, planning, and development - and considerable patience on the part of our members, regions, volunteers, and supporters - we launched the new Youth Science Canada web site on March 1st. Read more

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