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Discovery Days

Discovery Days

Registration begins March 20, 2017 and can be done by contacting Jackie White at Jackie.White@dal.ca / (902) 494-2373.

Discovery Days is an opportunity for youth in grades 4-12 to explore the fun and practical applications of science. Sessions are designed to fuel imaginations and foster a sense of wonder for the problems and solutions that scientific thought can offer.  

The Faculty of Science and its departments host Discovery Days annually. All sessions are open to any secondary school in Nova Scotia.  

*Age Restrictions
Given the education-level required to understand the material taught in our programming, there are miminum grade requirements outlined below.

Discovery Days 2017 Schedule

Times Further Information

May 1, 2 & 3

10 am-12 pm
1-3 pm

Grades 7-9

Download Discover Chemistry Outline [PDF]


April 27, 28 & May 1

9:30-11:30 am
12:30-2:30 pm

Grades 6-9

Download Discover Math Outline [PDF]

Physics & Atmospheric Science

May 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23 & 24

10 am-12:40 pm
1 pm-3:40 pm

Grades 6-12

Download Discover Physics & Atmospheric Science Outline [PDF]

Psychology & Neuroscience

May 4 & 5

10 am-12 pm
1-3 pm

Grades 7-12

Download Discover Psychology & Neuroscience Outline [PDF]

General Overview
  Download General Overview [PDF]