24 Hours of Science / 24 Heures de Science

May 8, 2021 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Outreach Event

(Français plus bas)

Have you ever taken a close look at the Moon and wondered how it got to be so bumpy, instead of being smooth? As part of McGill’s Bicentennial and 24 Hours of Science, come find out with AstroMcGill + PhysicsMatters' Craters activity! Kids of ages about 8 to 12 are all welcome to this highly interactive, online learning session where we will make our own craters and find out why they come in all sorts of different shapes and sizes. All experiments use only common household objects, listed in this document.

This event will take place on May 8th, 1-2pm, on Zoom. To register your child, please fill out this form. The Zoom link will be provided upon submitting the form.

Any questions? Feel free to write to us at astromcgill@physics.mcgill.ca

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En regardant de près la Lune, vous êtes-vous déja demandé pourquoi elle était bosselée, et non lisse? Dans le cadre du Bicentennaire de McGill et des 24 Heures de Science, venez explorer la question avec l'activité Cratères des équipes AstroMcGill et PhysicsMatters! Les enfants d'environ 8 à 12 ans sont les bienvenus à cette session d’apprentissage interactive en ligne, où nous créerons nos propres cratères et découvrirons pourquoi on les trouve sous une multitude de formes et de grandeurs. Toutes les expériences se feront avec des objets ménagers courants, listés dans ce document.

Cet événement se déroulera sur Zoom le 8 Mai, 12-13h. Pour inscrire votre enfant, veuillez remplir ce formulaire. Le lien Zoom vous sera fourni après avoir soumit le formulaire.

Des questions? Vous pouvez nous écrire à astromcgill@physics.mcgill.ca




Upcoming Public Outreach Activities

AstroMcGill serves as the education and public outreach branch of the McGill Space Institute. To find more science outreach activities at McGill, visit the Faculty of Science's outreach webpage.

Public Astro Night - Unveiling the Universe with the Webb Telescope

Nathalie Nguyen-Quoc Ouellete (iREx)

Nov 30, 2022 7:00 PM
Location: Leacock Building, Room 132
Public Astro Night
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Past Public Outreach Activities

Special MSI Public Talk - New Horizons: The Exploration of the Pluto System and Beyond

S. Alan Stern (Southwest Research Institute)

Nov 7, 2022 7:30 PM
Location: Adams Auditorium
Special MSI Public Talk
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Public Observing Night

Oct 28, 2022 8:30 PM
Outreach Event
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Public Astro Night - Dark Matter Panel

Katelin Schutz, Saniya Heeba, David Gallacher

Oct 26, 2022 7:00 PM
Location: Maas Chemistry Building room 112
Outreach Event
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Public Observing Night

Sep 30, 2022 8:30 PM
Outreach Event
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Public Astro Night - Planets Near and Far

Eve Lee, Thomas Navarro, Jared Splinter (MSI)

Sep 28, 2022 7:00 PM
Location: McConnell Engineering, Room 204
Public Astro Night
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Life Finds a Way!

Sep 24, 2022 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Redpath Museum Lawn
Outreach Event
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Cosmic Dawn: How the first stars formed and burned off the fog of the Early Universe

Patrick Breyesse (New York University)

Jul 19, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Hybrid - McConnell Engineering 204
Public Talk
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Organelles Without Borders: How Liquid Droplets Organize the Cell

Stephanie Weber (McGill University, Department of Biology)

Jun 29, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: McGill Downtown Campus McConnell Engineering Building (3480 University St) Room 204
Hybrid in-person/livestream
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Window Into the Life of an Astrophysicist

Lisa Dang, Lawrence Herman, Maclean Rouble (McGill University)

May 5, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Leacock Room 132/Youtube Live
Hybrid
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Space Debris Removal: Technologies, Missions, and Science

Inna Sharf (McGill University, Department of Mechanical Engineering)

Apr 28, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Youtube Live
Livestream
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Talking Telescopes: Then & Now

Apr 7, 2022 7:00 PM
Location: YouTube Live
Virtual Panel
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Les plus gros trous noirs de l'univers / The Largest Black Holes in the Universe

Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo (Université de Montréal)

Mar 31, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Youtube Live
Livestream
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Virtual Astronomy Trivia Night

Feb 22, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Outreach Event
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Green Chemistry: A Story of Shellfish, Synthesis, and Sustainability

Audrey Moores (McGill University)

Feb 15, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Youtube Live
Livestream
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A Qubit Quandary: A Panel on Quantum Information

Professors Bill Coish, Kartiek Agarwal, and Lilian Childress (McGill University)

Jan 27, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Youtube Live
Livestream
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Enabling new probes of the cosmos with novel technology

Matt Dobbs (McGill University)

Dec 14, 2021 7:00 PM
Livestream
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Virtual Astronomy Trivia Night #3

Nov 23, 2021 7:00 PM
Livestream
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Astronomy in the blink of an eye: Searching for the fastest events in the Universe

Emily Petroff (McGill University)

Oct 19, 2021 7:00 PM
Livestream
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An Evening with Webb: Canadian Astronomers Using the Next Great Space Telescope

Oct 5, 2021 7:30 PM
Location: YouTube Live
Virtual Panel
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Talking with Martians: A panel on red-planet research

Erin Gibbons, Debarati Das, Richard Léveillé (McGill University)

Sep 22, 2021 7:00 PM
Livestream
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