Free Science Events in Toronto for November 2018

October 30, 2018 | Liana

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The Business, Science & Technology Department of North York Central Library compiles a monthly calendar of free science and applied science events in Toronto. Applied science includes health, gardening, pets and food- all subjects found in the department's collection. Here is the November calendar (PDF).  


November's highlights include: 

November 8: The ESA Gaia Mission and dark matter in the Milky Way - learn about the ESA Gaia Mission and dark matter in the Milky Way.

November 15: ELLICSR Kitchen- discover healthy, simple and delicious recipes.

November 20: Exoplanets and the Search for Habitable Worlds- find out about “exoplanets”.

November 20 - 21: Focused Ultrasound: a New Frontier for Brain Therapy - Public Lecture - attend an event that will showcase the promise of focused ultrasound to treat brain diseases where few or no options exist, including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, depression, ALS and cancer.

Free Toronto Public Library Science and Applied Science Events

Science & Technology

Health & Wellness

Computer & Library Training

October's highlights include:

November 1: Brain Health - An Interactive Workshop with the Alzheimer Society of Toronto at Leaside Branch - learn how certain factors may reduce the risk for developing dementia and help maintain brain health.

November 3: keithCHATS: includedOUT ~ excludedIN: a LIVE Documentary & Concert Workshop at Jane/Dundas Branch - explore Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Social Media and the Open Data Movement.  

November 13: New Anticancer Treatment: Precision Medicine and Immunotherapy at Northern District Branch - learn about  novel therapies such as molecularly targeted agents and immunotherapy.

November 16: Super Science at Bridlewood Branch - attend a spectacular and interactive science presentation including dry ice demonstrations, bubbling potions, chemical reactions, air pressure experiments and much more.

November 29: The Planet Takes Flight at Humber Summit Branch  - explore what happens when birds migrate to Ontario.

Can't attend a program or want to read more about the topics covered? Try some of these titles:

Passwords philology  security  authentication    Advanced analytics and AI - impact  implementation  and the future of work

Applications for 3D printing       Last-minute kitchen secrets - 129 ingenious tips to survive lumpy gravy  wilted lettuce  crumbling cake  and other cooking disasters

The beginning of everything - the year I lost my mind and found myself     Helping children develop a positive relationship with food - a practical guide for early years professionals

The nature of human intelligence           Magnetic north - sea voyage to Svalbard