CBC Vancouver holds inaugural Science Fair on Sunday, May 27

CBC Vancouver holds its first-ever Science Fair on Sunday, May 27 at CBC Vancouver headquarters, 700 Hamilton Street. From 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., the whole community is invited to visit, tour the top 30 projects from across the province, and partake in the festivities.

Visitors also have a chance to meet the Science Fair judges, including CBC Vancouver’s own Senior Meteorologist and Seismology Expert Johanna Wagstaffe, CBC Radio One’s Quirks & Quarks host Bob McDonald, Science World’s Manager of Partnership Development & Science Promotion Magda Byma, and Greater Vancouver Regional Science Fair’s 2018 Gold MedalistNicholas Murray.

Who: Top 30 students in grades 6 and 7 from across British Columbia showcase their Science Fair projects

What: CBC Vancouver invites the whole community to its inaugural Science Fair. Explore the top 30 Science Fair projects; watch a Science World scribble bot create art on a table; check-out a live 3D printing machine by Tinkerine; learn about the inner workings of a CBC satellite truck; and take a commemorative photo at a unique “leaf blower” photobooth.

When: Sunday, May 27, 2018, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Top three winners announced at 3:30 p.m.

Where: CBC Vancouver, 700 Hamilton Street in the atrium and room 700

Why: To engage junior students in a community-based Science Fair

CBC Vancouver received more than 100 student submissions from across the province. The top 30 include students from Delta, Lillooet, Lytton, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Pender Island, Penticton, Pender Island, Lytton, Richmond, Surrey, Trail, West Vancouver, Vancouver, and Victoria.

More information available at www.cbc.ca/cbcsciencefair.