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Math Mania + Kids = 90 Minutes of FUN!

This is an evening of mathematical demonstrations, puzzles and hands-on activities for elementary or middle school children. It’s been designed by members of the University of the Fraser Valley’s Department of Mathematics & Statistics to show children and their parents how much fun you can have playing with mathematical concepts. Upcoming Math Mania Events October […]

Is the Work-study program worth the effort? You bet!

How can you go wrong at building your skills while you study! The Work-study program allows you to gain 120 hours of professional employment experience over the course of one semester in conjunction with your studies. Biology Professor and Outreach Coordinator, Christine Dalton put out a call in January for a work-study student to organize […]

UFV Faculty of Science welcomes GearBots Makerspace Summer Camp!

The Faculty of Science is happy to be teaming up with GearBots Makerspace who provides learning opportunities for kids ages 9-15+. Students are introduced to the exciting world of engineering and technology. The Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies at UFV initiated the program with GearBots. They hosted last week’s camp in their Electronics Lab […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Math Mania continues with brand new team members!

Please welcome the new Math Mania Team! Judy Larsen, Theresa Mulder, and Karin Loots Math Mania Events October 7th, 2015 – Upper Sumas Elementary February 3rd, 2016 – Promontory Heights Elementary School May 25th, 2016 – Chilliwack Central Elementary School Math Mania is a popular evening event that has been running for over six years. […]