Join the adventure
Join Science Rendezvous Kingston and award-winning children’s author and illustrator, Peggy Collins as we join seven kids on an adventure through time to discover how children from ancient China, Mexico, Italy, and Spain used mathematics in their culture.
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- Day 1 pages 1-5 (PDF 20 MB)
- Day 2 pages 6-9 (PDF 6 MB) | Activity video helper: How to fold a book from one piece of paper
- Day 3 pages 10-12 (PDF 5 MB)
- Day 4 pages 13-15 (PDF 2 MB)
- Day 5 pages 16-19 (PDF 3 MB) and Day 5 pages 21-21 (PDF 6 MB)
The Time Travelling Tangram Gang
Meet the characters
Click on the images below to meet characters from the Time Travelling Tangram Gang. Join the "Tan" to celebrate "M is for Mathematics" for some mathemagic!
Bridging art and science
Science Literacy Week posters aim to illustrate and explain in a fun, colourful and simple way some of modern science's most interesting phenomenons linked to each year’s #SciLit theme.
Produced and curated by Microfiches in collaboration with the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and theme-specific partners of each edition of Science Literacy Week, the downloadable posters feature illustrations and texts by some of Canada's most talented illustrators and science writers.