Science Literacy Week

Post Date:
Sep 13, 2019


Science Literacy Week, a nationwide celebration highlighting the excellence and diversity of Canadian science and scientists, runs from Sept. 16-22. This year’s main theme is oceans research. Libraries, universities, museums and other organization across the country will be hosting numerous events and activities in celebration.

As part of the festivities, Queen’s Engineering and Science Library, located in Douglas library, features an exhibit celebrating 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table (IYPT).

The Miller Museum of Geology will have an open house on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2-4 pm; everyone is welcome to visit and explore the museum collection.

Learn more about Science Literacy Week at and follow the conversation on social media @scilitweek and #scilit  

Local events in Kingston include activities at the Kingston Frontenac Public Library:

Sept. 18: The Gut-Brain Connection: Fact or Fiction?

Sept. 21: Apollo 11: The Quest For The Moon

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