Mississauga Workshops

Science Engagement Programs at York University is proud to present science workshops throughout the city of Mississauga this summer! See below to see some of our past and present workshops. If you are interested in attending a library workshop, please contact the library directly for more details on registering.

York University science workshops in Mississauga are made possible due to the generous support of Amgen Canada:AmgenLogo

January - August 2017

Click library location for workshop descriptions.

Erin Meadows Library (Saturday February 18, 2017)

  •  9:30am-10:45am: Terrarium
  • 11:00am-12:30pm: My Robotic Friend
  • 1:30pm-2:45pm: Energy and the Environment
  • 3:00pm-4:15pm: Photovoltaic Solar Cells

Churchill Meadows Library (Wednesday March 15, 2017)

  • 10:30am-12:00pm: Astronomy & Astrophysics
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm: Fantastic Flight
  • 2:00pm-3:30pm: CSI: Classrom Scene Investigation
  • 3:30pm-5:00pm: Living lungs

Woodlands Library (Thursday March 16, 2017)

  • 10:30am-12:00pm: Fun Friction
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm: Feathered Foragers
  • 2:00pm-3:30pm: Eye-R
  • 3:30pm-5:00pm: Tables & Towers

Meadowvale Library (Wednesday March 17, 2017)

  • 11:30am-12:30pm: Terrarium
  • 12:30pm-2:00pm: Coding with Colours
  • 3:00pm-4:00pm: My Robotic Friend
  • 4:00pm-5:30pm: Photovoltaic Solar Cells

Cooksville Library (Saturday March 18, 2017)

  • 9:30am-11:00am: Rockin' Rollercoasters
  • 11:15am-12:30pm: Coding with Colours
  • 1:30pm-3:15pm: Photovoltaic Solar Cells
  • 3:30pm-4:30pm: My Robotic Friend

Lakeview Library (Saturday April 22, 2017)

  • 9:30am-11:00am: Terrarium
  • 11:00am-12:30pm: CSI: Classroom Scene Investigation
  • 1:30pm-3:30pm: Coding with Colours
  • 3:30pm-5:00pm: My Robotic Friend

Erin Meadows Library (Saturday April 29, 2017)

  • 9:30am-10:45am: Eye-R
  • 11:00am-12:30pm: Animal Adaptations
  • 1:30pm-2:45pm: Thermos
  • 3:00pm-4:15pm: Water Filtration

Central Library (Friday, July 7, 2017)

  • 9:30am-11:15am: Pasta Bridges
  • 11:30-12:45pm: Terrarium
  • 1:45pm-3:15pm: Fantastic Flight
  • 3:30pm-5:00pm: Circuit City

Streetsville Library (Tuesday, July 11, 2017)

  • 10:30am-11:30am: My Robotic Friend
  • 11:00am-1:30pm: Rockin' Rollercoasters
  • 2:30pm-4:00pm: Coding with Colours
  • 4:00pm-5:30pm: Terrarium

Central Library (Friday, July 14, 2017)

  • 9:30am-11:00am: Eroding the Earth
  • 11:15-12:45pm: Fun Friction
  • 1:45pm-3:15pm: Thermos
  • 3:30pm-5:00pm: CSI: Classroom Scene Investigation

Central Library (Friday, July 21, 2017)

  • 9:30am-11:00am: Colourful Carnations
  • 11:15-12:45pm: Tables and Towers
  • 1:45pm-3:15pm: Energy and the Environment
  • 3:30pm-5:00pm: Rockin' Rollercoaster

Central Library (Friday, July 28, 2017)

  • 9:30am-11:00am: Living Lungs
  • 11:15-12:45pm: Coding with Colours
  • 1:45pm-3:15pm: Bacteria Biology
  • 3:30pm-5:00pm: My Robotic Friend

Streetsville Library (Tuesday, August 1, 2017)

  • 10:30am-11:30am: Photovoltaic Solar Cells
  • 11:00am-1:30pm: Circuit City
  • 2:30pm-4:00pm: Fantastic Flight
  • 4:00pm-5:30pm: CSI: Classroom Scene Investigation

Woodlands Library (Friday, August 11, 2017)

  • 10:15am-11:45am: Super Simple Machines
  • 11:45am-1:15pm: Awesome Ooze
  • 2:00pm-3:30pm: Bacteria Biology
  • 3:30pm-5:00pm: Thermos

Malton Library (Saturday August 12, 2017)

  • 9:00am-10:30am: Circuit City
  • 10:30am-12:00pm: Astronomy & Astrophysics
  • 12:30pm-2:30pm: My Robotic Friend
  • 2:30pm-4:30pm: Photovoltaic Solar Cells

Woodlands Library (Friday, August 25, 2017)

  • 10:15am-11:45am: Eroding the Earth
  • 11:45am-1:15pm: Living Lungs
  • 2:00pm-3:30pm: Energy and the Environment
  • 3:30pm-5:00pm: Photovoltaic Solar Cells

January - December 2016

Erin Meadows Library (Saturday December 3, 2016)
Workshops conducted: Fun Friction, Super Simple Machines, Fantastic Flights, Rockin' Rollercoasters.

Morning Star Middle School (Monday November 28, 2016)
Workshops conducted: Coding with Colours, My Robotic Friend, Rockin' Rollercoasters, Bacteria Biology, Coding with Colours to grade 8 classes.

Cooksville Library (Saturday November 26, 2016)
Workshops conducted: Fun Friction, Coding with Colours, Living Lungs, My Robotic Friend.

Sheridan Library (Friday November 18, 2016)
Workshops conducted: Terrarium, Hydraulic Cranes, Coding with Colours, Fantastic Flight.

Cooksville Library (Thursday August 25, 2016)
Workshops conducted: Animal Adaptations, Fantastic Flight, Circuit City, Photovoltaic Solar Cells.

Woodlands Library (Friday August 19, 2016)
Workshops conducted: Fantastic Flight, My Robotic Friend, CSI: Classroom Scene Investigation, Animal Adaptations.

Port Credit Library (Wednesday August 17, 2016)
Workshops conducted: Terrarium, My Robotic Friend, CSI: Classroom Scene Investigation, Photovoltaic Solar Cells.

Sheridan Library (Friday August 12, 2016)
Workshops conducted: CSI: Classroom Scene Investigation, Eye-R, Rockin' Roller Coasters, Eroding the Earth.

Erin Meadows Library (Thursday August 11, 2016)
Workshops conducted: Terrarium, Photovoltaic Solar Cells, Circuit City, CSI: Classroom Scene Investigation.

Morning Star Middle School (Thursday June 28, 2016)
Workshops conducted: Hydraulic Cranes and Water Filtration System to grade 7 classes.

Cooksville Public Library (Friday May 13, 2016)
Workshops conducted: Fun Friction, Super Simple Machines, CSI: Classroom Scene Investigation, Functional Forms.

Malton Public Library (Saturday May 7, 2016
Workshops conducted: Living Lungs, Awesome Ooze, Terrarium, Rockin' Roller Coasters.

Lakeview Library (Wednesday May 4,2016)
Workshops conducted: CSI: Classroom Scene Investigation, Rockin' Roller Coasters.

January - December 2015

Meadowvale Public Library (Saturday September 19, 2015)
Workshops conducted: Fun Friction, Animal Adaptations.

South Common Library (Wednesday July 22, 2015)
Workshops conducted: Pasta Bridges, Fun Friction.

Churchill Meadows Library (Monday July 20, 2015)
Workshops conducted: Fantastic Flight, Awesome Ooze.

Cooksville Library (Wednesday July 8,2015)
Workshops conducted: Pasta Bridges, Awesome Ooze.

Malton Library (Monday July 6, 2015)
Workshops conducted: Photovoltaic Solar Cells, Super Simple Machines.

Frank McKechnie Library (Tuesday June 30, 2015)
Workshops conducted: Photovoltaic Solar Cells, Fantastic Flight.