(Photo : (vs) Marc Montplaisir)
Press release - The national spokesperson for Expo-sciences Hydro-Québec, illusionist Luc Langevin is pleased to invite you to be inspired by the next generation of Quebec scientists as part of the 2016 edition of Expo-sciences Hydro-Québec.
In several schools in Quebec, the science fair adventure has already started for more than 12,000 young people aged 6 to 20.
“At first glance, we think that participating in Expo-sciences is only the realization of a scientific project. However, my three years as a national spokesperson have shown me that it goes far beyond the universe of science. It's a big annual event where memorable encounters and new friendships multiply at each level! »Specifies Luc Langevin, national spokesperson for Expo-sciences Hydro-Québec.
Meet the next generation of scientists
Across Quebec, several schools are ready to welcome visitors as part of their local Science Fair final. You will find the dates of some finals on the Science Fair website in the section Calendar.
You will also find all the dates of the 13 regional finals to be held across Quebec in the section Calendar.
The 125 best science projects in the province will then be brought together at the Aurèle-Racine curling club in Sorel-Tracy in Montérégie during the Quebec final from April 22 to 24.
The 2016 edition of the Expo-sciences will end with the Canada-wide Science Fair to be held at McGill University May 15 to 20. Forty Quebecers will participate in order to represent the province.
Opportunities to get involved with exhibitors
Science enthusiasts who wish to get involved with exhibitors can do so by submitting their candidacy as a volunteer judge for a final of the Expo-sciences.
Everyone who applies has the chance to win a trip for two to James Bay, courtesy of Hydro-Québec.
Together for the next generation of scientists
The CDLS-CLS Network is currently fundraiser. Between 2015 and 2018, he wants to raise 300,000 $. The funds raised will be used to ensure the sustainability of its programs, to promote accessibility to its activities and to promote careers in science and technology.
“The CDLS-CLS Network fundraising campaign, Together for the next generation of scientists, is an opportunity for everyone to encourage Quebec youth and contribute to innovation! »Underlines Luc Langevin. This is why it invites Quebeckers to contribute in a new video capsule.
It is possible to contribute by making a online donation.
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Thank you to our partners
The Hydro-Québec Science Fairs are coordinated by the CDLS-CLS Network and are made possible thanks to the support of Hydro-Québec, presenting partner. This project is also financially supported by the Ministry of the Economy, Innovation and Exports, through the NovaScience program. Without counting on the support of major national partners: Merck Canada Inc., which supports the experimentation component of the Expo-sciences, the Alcoa Foundation and BLD Publications (Explorers, The Resourceful and Curium) media partner of Expo-sciences Hydro-Québec.