Youthful Canadians ages 3 to 17 and their lecture rooms are invited to devote a time period of the working day concerning Sept. 21 and 23 to science readings — either fiction or non-fiction — as well as to enter a Canada-large contest. There are over $3,500 in prizes to be received, such as 5 classroom prizes and five individual prizes consisting of journals and textbooks from Owlkids, 4Canoes, Nimbus Publishing, Adventure Push, Popular Deer Press, Groundwood, Annick Press, Usborne, and Harper Collins Canada.
By celebrating National Science Looking through Working day, Owlkids and NSERC goal to market the added benefits of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) to youngsters, families, and colleges.
“We are so enthusiastic to be participating in the fifth Countrywide Science Looking through Day,” states Angela Keenlyside, Owlkids publisher. “The significance of this working day proceeds to improve for Canadians of all ages. Looking at science article content and publications performs a critical purpose for all of us in conveying and demystifying our entire world. And checking out the world of science fiction can open up our minds to envision a new, remarkable, and more equitable foreseeable future.”
“Science Literacy Week is about serving to us all take pleasure in the science, discoveries and ingenuity shaping our life. By fostering a society of scientific literacy, Canadians will be better outfitted to challenge disinformation, consider critically, and in the long run far better realize the complex environment in which we are living,” states Alejandro Adem, NSERC President.
For comprehensive contest information, be sure to go to www.owlkids.com/sciencereadingday
For the French-language contest, take a look at www.jelislascience.com
Owlkids has been publishing award-profitable magazines and textbooks for kids ages 2 to 14 because 1976. Chirp (ages 3-6), Chickadee (ages 6-9), and OWL (ages 9-13) delight and have interaction hundreds of countless numbers of viewers each and every year.
About Science Literacy Week:
Powered by the NSERC, Science Literacy Week is a nationwide back again-to-college celebration of textbooks, corporations, and pursuits that discover science, engineering, engineering, and arithmetic (STEM) subjects. From September 20 to 26, Science Literacy Week 2021 exposes Canadians to a extensive vary of science literature accessible in libraries, suppliers, museums, and science centres.
For even more information and facts: Susan Zuzinjak, [email protected], 416-782-2300