An Architectural Adventure


Saturday, April 27, 2024

Have you ever wondered what’s involved in designing buildings? That’s the job of an Architect! Use real architectural software to design buildings and explore principles of architecture.

Jelly Synthesis

Lab materials under a fumehood

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Have you heard of a hydrogel? It’s a special material that scientists and engineers are using to revolutionise medicine! Create your own gel with a biomedical engineering researcher.

Welding Beams


Saturday, April 13, 2024

Did you know the world’s tallest buildings, strongest bridges, and even spacecrafts rely on welders? In this session, we will explore the fundamentals of welding as we construct sturdy cardboard beams and put their strength to the test!

Build an Eclipse Projector


Saturday, April 6, 2024

A solar eclipse is right around the corner! In this session, we will design and build an eclipse projector—a device that you can use to safely watch the shadow of the eclipse.

Visit the McMaster Solar Race Car Team

Solar Race Car

CAGIS Hamilton | Saturday, April 6
Did you know that we can use solar energy to power our entire homes and even run a whole car?! Meet the McMaster Solar Race Car team and build your own model solar car to take home.

Pets, Ponds, and People

Cat at the vet

Saturday, March 23, 2024

Did you know that the health of people, animals, and the environment are all connected? Discover the impact of the environment on the health of us and our furry friends.

Run Your Code in Space!

Saturday, March 16, 2024

We’re participating in the European Space Agency’s Astro Pi Challenge! In this session, we will code a program that will run on the ISS!


Lungs and a stethoscope

Saturday, March 9, 2024

Crackles, gurgles, and rhonchi, oh my! Explore what happens in our lungs and airways when we breathe—and how things change when we get sick!

Be a Marine Biologist for the Day!

CAGIS Halifax | Saturday, March 23rd
You might know that the majority of the Earth’s surface is ocean, but do you know what goes on underneath the surface? Join us as we get an inside look into the research done at Canada’s largest university aquatic research facility, the Dalhousie Aquatron!