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SUBJECT: Memorial University to host fun-filled day of science promotion

DATE: May 8

Memorial University is opening its doors once again for Science Rendezvous.

The event, part of Science Odyssey, a nation-wide celebration of science, kicks off on Saturday, May 11, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on the St. John's campus.

Activities include a chemistry magic show, make your own chia pet, touch tank, coding games, a ship simulator and visual reality games, plus many more exciting and hands-on experiments.

Representatives from the faculties of Science, Medicine and Engineering and Applied Science will deliver exciting and interactive exhibits and activities for students of all ages. Bricks 4 Kidz, Paradigm Hyperloop, the Newfoundland and Labrador Archaeological Society and Let’s Talk Science will also be on hand.

Events will take place in Memorial's Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation, Science, Chemistry-Physics and Engineering buildings. Free parking is available in lot 15 (near the Music building) and in lot 22 (near the Engineering building).

Everyone is welcome!

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