Science Literacy Week highlights Canada’s outstanding scientists and science communicators from coast-to-coast. The goals are to showcase the excellence and diversity of Canadian science and to show how exciting science is.
During the week of September 19 – 25, the BCIT Burnaby Campus Library will be showcasing various events, games and student displays.
Periodic Table Writer
All week | Library, main floor
Write your own text using the chemical elements of the periodic table and enter for a chance to win some great prizes.
“Geeky” Photo Booth
Monday, September 19 | 1:00—3:00 | Library, main floor
Kick off SLW by taking a selfie and sharing it on social media with the tags #scilitweek and #bcitlib for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate to the BCIT Bookstore.
Wednesday, Sept. 21 | 1:00 – 3:00 | Library, room 312
The theme is local women in science, and our plan is to create entries for some of the notable scientists at BCIT. A special treat will be handed out for participation.
Energy OASIS – BCIT’s SMART MicroGrid Tour
Wednesday, Sept. 21 | 1:30 – 2:00 | meet in the lobby of the Library
Ever wonder what the covered parkway is all about? Take a guided tour of BCIT’s SMART MicroGrid project in the P7 parking lot.
IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Wednesday, Sept. 21 | 2:30—3:30 | Library, main floor
Attention all students and faculty!
Find all the information you need – IEEE standards, articles, conference proceedings – in less time. Michael Shapiro from IEEE will be here to demo advanced use of the IEEE Explore Digital Library. Light refreshments will be provided.