Science Rocks! 2016 Summer Camps Finished for the Year

The final Science Rocks! camp of 2016 finished up on Friday, August 12th. Over the past 6 weeks, 95 campers from grades 4-7 enjoyed week long science based demonstrations and activities from finding out why some things stink to mystery solving and forensics. We hope all our campers had fun and learned something new, and … Read more

Science Rocks! The 2016 Aboriginal Youth Camp!

There was so much fun had at the Science Rocks Aboriginal Youth Camp last week it would make your hair stand up! 24 kids from Grades 4 – 7 signed up for a week of fun activities and found out how cool science really is! Thanks to Ian Affleck and our Science Rocks! Team Leaders, … Read more

Science Rocks! Camp #3 – Things in our genes underway!

UFV is buzzing with the sounds of future scientists! Students in grades 4 – 7 who have registered for this week’s Science Rocks! camp will be taking part in activities involving mystery solving, forensics and finding out what’s in our genes! Be sure to check out the fun from our past 2 weeks in our … Read more

Science Rocks! Summer Camp Goes off with a BANG!

Public school is out for the summer so let the fun begin! UFV Science Rocks! Camp 1 welcomed our newest campers this morning. Each day will include activities and demonstrations organized by our A+ science leaders! Over the course of the week, campers can expect to experience activities from Physics, Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics! Registration … Read more

Super Science Club continues to deliver exceptional science fun to elementary students

A huge thank you to the Super Science Club team on another successful year of fun-filled science activities for elementary school students! Super Science Club is an after-school program employing UFV science students to deliver fun and intellectually stimulating science activities to elementary students in the Fraser Valley.  This year, Megan Krabbendam, Sandeep Gill, Rebecca … Read more

Math Mania continues to be an exciting evening for elementary students!

Math Mania is presented by the UFV Mathematics & Statistics Department in conjunction with the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences. It’s been another outstanding Math Mania year! Our last event was held at the Chilliwack Central Elementary School on May 25th. Thanks to Judy Larsen, Theresa Mulder, Karin Loots and their outstanding team of … Read more

MATHMANIA Event! Chilliwack Central Elementary School May 25, 2016

Math Mania is a popular evening event that has been running for over six years. Elementary school students and their parents engage in an evening of fun with math games and logic puzzles. Students and faculty from the Mathematics and Statistics Department volunteer as monitors for the event. The synergy of mathematical demonstrations, puzzles, and … Read more

UFV Hosting the 19th Annual BC Secondary School Math Contest

Please join us for the Final Round of the 19th Annual BC Secondary Schools Math Contest at UFV When: Friday, May 6, 2016 Where: UFV Abbotsford Campus, 33844 King Road Final Round 2016 includes: T-Shirts with Contest Puzzle Raffle Prizes “Recreational Math” Enrichment Activities UFV Scholarship Prizes $150 – $600 for Juniors $600 – $2,400 … Read more

2016 SCIENCE ROCKS! Summer Camps

The Faculty of Science offers Science Rocks! camps every year in July and August. The day camps are designed especially for young people going into Grades 4, 5, 6 and 7 in the Fall. These camps are a great fun and an awesome learning opportunity for campers. Each camp week is organized by UFV students … Read more

UFV hosts Fraser Valley Math Challengers competition on Feb. 11

What is MATH Challengers? MATH Challengers is an inter-school team-based math competition with a “Grade 8 and under” category and a “Grade 9 and under” category. Schools register up to 3 teams in each category, with up to 5 members on each team (so an individual school may potentially register up to 30 contestants). Teams … Read more