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Pacific Northwest Regional Science Fair, Smithers

Event Dates

Friday, April 17, 2015 - Saturday, April 18, 2015

For more information, please visit the Pacific Northwest Regional Science Fair's website.

Quantum Leaps Conference - Young Women in Science

Event Dates

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Quantum Leaps Conference 2014 - Tuesday, November 25, 2014 from 4 - 8 pm at UNBC Terrace Campus

Science and technology-related careers offer women many exciting opportunities and our annual Quantum Leaps Conference showcases just that and more.  The Quantum Leaps Conference provides a forum for young women in Grades 10, 11 and 12 to tap into the personal growth experiences of female professionals who have successful careers in science and technology.  From physiotherapists to metallurgists, the conference brings together an interesting mix of female professionals and mento

2014 NSIS Sizzling Science Summer Camp - UNBC Terrace Campus

Event Dates

Monday, August 25, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014

Just Announced!

NSIS Sizzling Summer Science Camp 2014 - UNBC Terrace Campus

NSIS Science Summer Camp 2014 is full and we are no longer accepting applications for the waiting list.  Thank you for your interest.



Innovation Challenge

Event Dates

Monday, April 14, 2014

Northwest Innovation Challenge

$11,000 in cash prizes!

Got a great idea brewing in your brain? Enter the Northwest Innovation Challenge and win cash.

Submission Deadline:

Monday, April 14, 2014 @ midnight

Be courageous. Be creative. Turn the model upside down. Enter the Northwest Innovation Challenge.

Go to for how to apply, judging criteria, and everything you need to know to get started.

Pacific Northwest Regional Science Fair 2014

Event Dates

Friday, April 11, 2014 - Saturday, April 12, 2014

The Pacific Northwest Regional Science Fair 2014 will be held on April 11th and April 12th, 2014 at  Northwest Community College  in Smithers, BC. Schools and Districts are encouraged to register an average of 10-15 projects selected from the winners of their school science fair.  For more information, click here.


The Northwest Science & Technology Career & Job Fair was held on February 28, 2014 at the Caledonia Secondary School gymnasium in Terrace, BC.  Over 25 exhibitors participated, connecting with high-school students and members of the general public wanting to learn more about or seek employment in the science, technology, engineering, health and related sectors.

Thank you to all Career & Job Fair Exhibitors, Participants and Supporters!

Results of 2014 Northwest Science Fair Extravaganza

KITIMAT SCIENCE FAIR - February 15, 2014

K-1 Category
Gold – Emery Taylor - "The Ultimate Airplane" - Grade 1, Nechako

Gr. 2-3 Category
Gold – Alexis Florit - "Keeping Frosty" - Grade 3, St. Anthony's
Silver – Ethan Manseau - "Triops" - Grade
Bronze – James Brodie - "How Pulleys Work" - Grade 2

Gr. 4-5 Category

Terrace Science Fair

Terrace Science Fair

When:  Saturday March 1, 2014  Doors open at 8:30am

Where:  Veritas Catholic School GYM, Terrace


8:30 - 9:30 am Students set up projects
9:30 - 12:30 pm Judging of projects
12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch and science activities
1:30 - 2:30 pm Awards Ceremon
2:30 - 3:00 pm Students take down projects

Science Fair Information Letter

Northwest Science & Technology Career & Job Fair

Event Dates

Friday, February 28, 2014

UNBC, NWCC, and NSIS are hosting a Career and Job Fair dedicated to science and technology, at Caledonia Senior Secondary School in Terrace, from 10 to 5 on Friday, February 28th.  Please drop by if you are considering a career or looking for work in the science, engineering, or medical fields.  Bring your resumé, and talk to recruiters from environmental consulting companies, engineering firms, and medical service providers. That’s Friday the 28th, Caledonia School, at the corner of Munroe Street and Straume Avenue in Terrace.