Sault Ste. Marie Science Festival



Downtown Sault Ste. Marie
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
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  April 22, 2024 - April 27, 2024

Please join us for the 10th annual Sault Ste. Marie Science Festival, taking place April 22nd–27th, 2024.

We have a week of events planned to celebrate science, technology, and innovation. Check out the details on this week of awesome events below!

Plaza Takeover

Join the Science North Bluecoats at the Plaza for high-impact science show! This FREE outdoor event will show off some of our favourite science demonstrations, from chemical reactions to physics experiments.

Date: Monday, April 22nd
Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location: The Plaza

Science Trivia Night (19+)

Join us at Northern Superior Brewery and show off your science smarts with rounds of sensational science trivia. And don’t worry, you don’t have to be Einstein to enjoy this event!

Doors open at 6:30 pm

Please bring your own device to participate in the trivia.

Date: Wednesday, April 24th
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Location: Northern Superior Brewing Co.

Water Works

NORDIK Institute’s freshwater citizen science team is hosting interactive Science Festival events on Friday, April 26th from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Activities will take place at two locations: Belleview Park (near Topsail Island) and Algoma University (Convergence Centre in CC414).

At Belleview Park near Topsail Island, participate in water sampling, hear how climate change is impacting our water cycle, and learn about opportunities to volunteer with the Sault Ste. Marie Water Rangers Task Team.

At Algoma University’s CC414 lab, use microscopes to meet the tiny creatures that live in our waters, help a scientist measure water quality using specialized equipment, be a science investigator during one of six pollution mystery activities throughout the day, learn how pollution impacts the ability of fish to thrive, and more! This will be a fun and engaging event to learn about science, community efforts to protect our waters, and to explore new discoveries. Community members of all ages and experience levels are encouraged to participate!

Date: Friday, April 26th
Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: Bellevue Park & Algoma University

Science Carnival

This FREE one-day community event provides families with the opportunity to participate in engaging and fun science, innovation, and technology activities. Visit with exhibitors showcasing hands-on presentations, labs, and attractions, all using local and global science concepts and engineering principles. Also, enjoy spectacular live science shows and entertainment.

Date: Saturday, April 27th
Time: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre

Phone Number: 705-522-3701

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