Intrigue for all ages at community science celebration Saturday

Science World British Columbia’s Community Science Celebration happens at Thompson Rivers University this Saturday.

Science World British Columbia’s Community Science Celebration happens at Thompson Rivers University this Saturday, March 3 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Exhibits will be set up in the gymnasium and selected science classrooms.

Science World will give three shows during the day: Science of Physics show at noon; the Amazing Chemistry Show at 1 p.m. and the Science Surprise Show at 3 p.m.

Local businesses, industries, government agencies, schools and community organizations involved in science and technology will have exhibits in the gymnasium showcasing local science education opportunities.

TRU science professor Marten Lettinga says there will be many returning exhibitors as well as new activities for little children and new exhibits from mines and a local bike shop.

He says TRU faculty and students will also be opening their classrooms and labs with amazing activities and displays.

 

“It will be a surprise,” Lettinga says. “Hence, people will need to attend to find out.”