Let’s Talk Science Volunteer – May 5, 2017

Let’s Talk Science –  Climate Change High School Symposium

What: On Friday May 5th, 2017 at 8:30am-4:00pm, UBC Let’s Talk Science is inviting Lower Mainland area high school students to ‘Let’s Talk Climate Change’: a one day symposium on the topic of Climate Change. This full day symposium will bring over 100 students together to learn about the realities of climate change from experts in a variety of interdisciplinary fields.

Aim: To providing students with a holistic view of the impact of climate change and encourage them to formulate their own opinions based on scientific evidence. Part of our mission is to showcase opportunities in science at the University of British Columbia, provide inspiring role models and inspire younger generations to pursue STEM in their post-secondary education. So we are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to host workshops throughout the day!

Volunteer Role: Design and host a workshop on any topic related to Climate Change for 25-30 grade 10-12 students per workshop. Each workshop will be 50 minutes in length.

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Grad students, undergrad students and postdocs. You are welcome to sign up alone or work with a friend. Guidance and support available from our experience coordinators.

Forestry Science Centre, UBC Point Grey

Commitment: Morning and/or afternoon; each workshop will be ~50min long

Sign up at: https://goo.gl/forms/d3oP9o3UJ3VU7KdC2

For more information see http://outreach.letstalkscience.ca/symposiums/ubc/1 or email Evelyn or Andrew at community@ubclts.com

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