CLS signs partnership to help teach First Nations students science

Written by admin on 16/11/2018 Categories: 老域名出售

SASKATOON – The synchrotron facility in Saskatoon will help aboriginal students shed some light on science. The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) and the Canadian Light Source (CLS) began a new relationship Tuesday.

Both parties signed an agreement at this year’s annual Saskatchewan First Nations Science Fair taking place at Prairieland Park to work together and better students’ education.



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    Teachers from First Nation schools will have opportunities to attend CLS workshops and employees from the facility are encouraged to participate in science-related events at schools.

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    FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron calls the agreement a positive step towards getting students interested in science and future careers in the field.

    “Our students will get a chance to meet potential mentors and future colleagues in Saskatchewan’s scientific community,” Cameron said.

    The agreement also has a focus on traditions and culture for indigenous students from Grades 1 to 12.

    “We are excited to introduce our facility, the most complex scientific instrument and brightest light in Canada, to a new audience of future researchers and innovators in this province,” CLS CEO Dr. Robert Lamb said.

    Since beginning operations in 2005, CLS has provided a service seen in over 1,500 scientific publications.

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