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May 5: Vancouver: NRCan Discovery Centre Science Open House

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Fingers crossed NRCat will be there!

Come talk to scientists in Canada’s oldest science agency at a Canada 150 Open House.  Visitors can check out over ten information booths on volcanoes, minerals in everyday life, paleontology, and ancient tsunamis, all part of these Natural Resources Canada, Geological Survey of Canada scientists’ day-to-day work.

Get involved by making your own earthquake, ‘dig deep’ in the augmented reality sand box and peer into petrographic microscopes. They don’t travel by horseback and canoe anymore, but their research continues to lead the world in scientific advancement.  2017 marks two birthdays in one year; Canada150 and Geological Survey of Canada 175th Anniversary.

http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences/science/geology/gsc/1710

Date: May 5, 2017
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Location: 1500 605 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Tickets: Free

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