Science and Maker Jamboree on June 17th!

The Learnary is coming to Granville Island!

In collaboration with the CMHC Granville Island Administration and other partners, Open Science Network is hosting the Science & Maker Jamboree, a celebration of science and the maker movement. And The Learnary is going to have a boat making booth!

WHEN: Sunday, June 17th, 2018 (Father’s Day)
TIME: 10am – 5pm
WHEREGranville Island Chain & Forge space

  • 10 am – 4 pm: Explore engaging Science & Maker activities with participating organizations.
  • 11 am – 12 pm: 3MT speakers – UBC 3 Minute Thesis competition Speakers presenting their work and answering questions.
  • 1 pm – 2 pm: VPL Story Time for kids – A reading of select books by a VPL librarian.
  • 2 pm – 3 pm: UBC Public Scholar talks – Researchers presenting their work and responding to questions.
  • 4 pm – 5 pm: Science Slam – Poetry slam inspired event brings together competitors to share their science with the you.

We hope you’ll come visit us and all the other great organizations that will be there. We are also looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help us out at the booth. You’ll get to build boats with strangers and take in some of the action around the fair. Perks include refreshments and gratitude.

ASTTBC Science Slam
BC Hydro Science World
Destination Imagination Stemcell Technologies
Genome BC The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre
Let’s Talk Science Three Minute Thesis/Public Scholars
MakerLabs Vancouver Public Library
Makers Making Change Wild Postcard Project
Open Science Network Zen Maker Labs

This project is made possible through Granville Island’s Activation Grants and Initiatives.

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