UBC Library Series Celebrates Science Literacy Week!

UBC Library on the Vancouver campus is celebrating national Science Literacy Week (September 18-24, 2017) with a number of activities that are sure to peak your interest! Most (but not all) events will be held at Woodward Library

September 18th

Wikipedia edit-a-thon – learn how to edit and create entries, and contribute to what we know about Canadian science and scientists. In partnership with CTLT, BCIT, Douglas College, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, SFU and BCcampus.

September 19th

IEEE Author workshop – find out how to publish with IEEE and how the library can support you in the writing process.

Science Expo – experience the amazing science at UBC and in our community. There will be robots, 3D printing, biological specimens, button making and much more! This year we’ll be featuring our new Seed Lending Library.

Living Library – borrow a human “book” and learn about each person’s inspiring research.

September 21st

Education Library Mini Science Expo – drop by to see a display of Canadian Science Books for Kids, Seed Lending Library, Sky Water Earth Learning Playlists, and Science & Math Videos For All.

September 23rd

National Learn to Code Day – register for a full day coding workshop “Using data to solve problems: an introduction to artificial intelligence and machine learning for beginners”. In partnership with Ladies Learning Code.

In addition to these fabulous events, the Education Library will have a display of Great Science Books for Kids, and Woodward Library will host an exhibit on Body Snatching, a display of Great Reads about Canadian science and scientists, and a Dress-as-a-Scientist photo booth.

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