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REF NO.: 210

SUBJECT: Memorial to participate in Science Rendezvous, a Canada-wide celebration of science

DATE: April 28

Discover glow-in-the-dark crystals, explore microscopic pond life, make slime and solve puzzles during Science Rendezvous 2016.

This all-ages and free public event is hosted by the Faculty of Science at Memorial University. It will allow participants to do fun and safe hands-on science activities on Saturday, May 7, on the St. John’s Campus.

Representatives from the departments of Ocean Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Biology, Earth Sciences, Chemistry and Physics and Physical Oceanography, as well as volunteers from Let’s Talk Science, will be setting up activities in the lobbies of the Chemistry-Physics and Science buildings.


WHAT: Science Rendezvous, FREE all-ages science festival.

WHEN: Saturday May 7, from 12-3 p.m.

WHERE: Memorial University

  • Science Building Lobby
  • Chemistry-Physics Building Lobby

COST: Free.

PARKING: Free in Lot 15B.


More details can be found at

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For more information, please contact Kelly Foss, communications co-ordinator, Faculty of Science, Memorial University, at 709-864-2019, 709-699-3788 or


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