15 Mar

Encouraging the Next Generation of Women Innovators

In the days leading up to International Women’s Day, Executive Director Mayrose Salvador had the opportunity to talk to media sites across Canada promoting gender equality and discussing ways to encourage more women to work in STEM. Women comprise a significant percentage of STEM degrees graduates, yet they are under-represented in STEM careers with 20 […]

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13 Mar

How Canada can bridge its gender deficit in STEM subjects?

STEM fields in Canada are dominated by men — with 20 per cent fewer women venturing into such careers. How can this imbalance be addressed? Mayrose Salvador, founder of Pueblo Science, has some answers. One reason why so few women are studying or employed in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) areas is due to […]

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21 Jan

Hart House Family Sunday: It’s all about the bases (and acids)

On January 21, Pueblo Science hosted its fifth Curious Kids Love Science! event in collaboration with the University of Toronto’s Family Sundays program at Hart House. Our volunteers devoted their time and energy to create a successful event bringing joy and excitement to over 80 participants. Through a range of visual and hands-on activities, we […]

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11 Oct

Introduction to the Scientific Method

by Jonathan Lau and Dr. James Li When we were young, we often asked why? or how? to understand the things around us. Why is the sky blue? Why do birds fly? How do rainbows form? Why? Why? Why? Sometimes, our stream of endless questions may irritate our parents, and the more impatient may finally […]

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11 Aug

Volunteer Reflections: Dr. Alon Eisenstein

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21 Jul

Introduction to Scientific Method

by Jonathan Lau “Science is more than a body of knowledge, it’s a way of thinking.” “Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” – Carl Sagan When we were small, shortly after being born into this world, we often asked “why?” or “how?” to understand things around us. In other words, from our youth, […]

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30 Jul

Volunteer Experience: 2011 and 2012 Science Literacy Missions in the Philippines

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