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Greco-Roman Theatre

23 Mar 2019 11:00
13:30

Today Greco-Roman theatre is in the limelight! Learn about the architecture, the acoustics and the wonderful masks that made each theatrical performance come to life on stage. 

In English. No reservation necessary.

IMAGE: Roman mosaic from a theatre, 1st - 2nd Century. Redpath Museum.  

Saturday Art and Science Workshops: Evolution and Climate Change

23 Mar 2019 11:30
13:00
New program for pre-teens and teens ages 9-14.

In English.

Birds and their Nests with Let's Talk Science

23 Mar 2019 12:30
15:00
Are you able to identify a bird by the color of its feathers or the shape of its nest? Join Let's Talk Science at Mcgill University in a fun craft activity and build your own bird nest! Learn how birds make their nests, which materials they use to build them, and discover a variety of bird nests found in our region of Quebec! Bilingual. No reservation necessary.

 

Investigate Volcanoes

23 Mar 2019 13:00
15:00

Volcanoes are a dynamic part of the Earth's crust. Learn about the structure of a volcano and handle different volcanic samples, such as ash, lava bombs and volcanic glass. 

In English. No reservation necessary.

 

Captain Catalyst's Science Playground: Birds of Quebec

23 Mar 2019 14:30
16:00
New family programming for children ages 4-6.

It's time to play! A short show and activity stations for our young scientists and their parents/guardians. Starting with a show, the playground stays open for another hour in room 106: you can stay as long as you like. Please note: workshops are for children ages 4-6 with adult(s).

Science on Stage: Earthly Bodies

24 Mar 2019 02:30
04:30

In English

Staged reading of two short plays by COLLEEN CURRAN featuring Earthly Bodies, as in deceased.

 TUT TUT  

“It would be difficult to describe our emotions”. This play explores the events that may have happened on November 24, 1922 when Lady Evelyn Carnarvon of Highclere Castle (a.k.a. Downton Abbey) revealed a few truths to Howard Carter the day before he opened the Tomb of Tutankhamen.

Sunday Family Discovery Workshop: Electricity

24 Mar 2019 11:30
14:00

Two sessions each Sunday: 11h30 - 12h30 (in English)  AND 13h - 14h (in French)

COST: $10.00  (+ taxes) /child OR  $35.00 (+ taxes) for 4 workshops  with advance registration before March 17, 2019.

Registration online only. Reserve your workshops here.

Pottery in the Ancient World

30 Mar 2019 11:00
13:30

Why is pottery so important to archaeologists and historians? Discover how ancient civilizations made their everyday objects from clay and learn how to distinguish different styles of pottery from countries across America, Europe, Asia and Africa!

In English. No reservation necessary.

IMAGE: Egyptian pot. Redpath Museum. 

Saturday Art and Science Workshops: Sculpture and Mayans

30 Mar 2019 11:30
13:00
New program for pre-teens and teens ages 9-14.

In English

The Properties of Minerals

30 Mar 2019 13:00
15:00

Minerals come in all shapes, colors and sizes. Come learn about the different properties that make each mineral unique and the tools we use to identify them. 

In English. No reservation necessary.

Coins of Ancient Civilizations

30 Mar 2019 14:00
16:00

Why are coins important to archaeologists and researchers? Learn about how currency evolved from commodities like shells, knives, spades and barley to standardized forms of coins like Greek coins, Chinese coins and modern coins.

In English. No reservation necessary.

IMAGE: Arethusa tetradrachma, Magna Graecia, 450 BCE. Redpath Museum. 

Sunday Family Discovery Workshop: Underground creatures

31 Mar 2019 11:30
14:00

Two sessions each Sunday: 11h30 - 12h30 (in English)  AND 13h - 14h (in French)

COST: $10.00  (+ taxes) /child OR  $35.00 (+ taxes) for 4 workshops  with advance registration before March 17, 2019.

Registration online only. Reserve your workshops here.

McGill Survival Workshop: Identify and age local trees

2 Apr 2019 12:00
13:00

Our McGill Survival Workshops are now offered for everyone, including McGill students, staff and faculty. They are not suitable for young children. In English. 

These workshops are held once a month, over lunch from 12h-13h. 

This one will be led by Ingrid Birker, Science outreach and public program administrator, McGill.

FEE per workshop: $10/ non-student or $5 / student (must be over 16 years of age)

Mini-Science public talk: The future of water

3 Apr 2019 18:00
20:00

Irene Gregory-Eaves (Dept. of Biology) and Sarah Moser (Dept. of Geography; Associate Member, School of Urban Planning; Director, Urban Studies Program)

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