MCYU CURIOSITY CRAWL - A Day to Question, Discover, Create

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McMaster University

Burke Science Building

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Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8


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The McMaster Children & Youth University presents the,

MCYU Curiosity Crawl - A Day to Question, Discover, Create!

How many emotions do we feel in one day? How do you make dirty water drinkable? How does one create the perfect zombie virus? Explore these questions and more at MCYU’S CURIOSITY CRAWL - A Day to Question, Discover Create! Choose your own adventure with up to 15 interactive workshops guaranteed to spark your curiosity! A fun event for the whole family! Workshops geared towards ages 7-14.

Children under the age of 12 MUST be accompained by an adult.


Please select a ticket for each session (1, 2 and/or 3) that you would like to attend.

  • Each person can register for up to three (3) workshops for the day.

  • There is a total of 14 workshops to choose from for each time slot.


*NEW THIS YEAR* Education Information Sessions for Parents


Check In: 10am -10:50am

Session One: 11am - 12pm:

12pm - 1pm: LUNCH (Free pizza lunch will be provided. We encourage you to bring a reusable water bottle):

Sesion 2: 1pm-2pm

Session 3: 2pm-3pm


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1. Advocacy Avengers: Use your voice to empower your community! Learn how to listen and how to make your voice heard!

2. Beat the Bug: We have a sick patient! Be a physician for a day and help your patient get better and stay better!

3. Community Builders: Be a community builder, enter a world where anything is possible … but everything has a cost. Get ready to make tough decisions, compromise, and get creative!

4. Contagion: Explore how viruses successfully spread disease and design the ultimate zombie virus that could cause the next pandemic!

5. Emotions in Motion: How many different emotions do you feel in one day? Discover ways to handle all of these emotions through interactive activities!

6. Food Facts or Fake News?: Do commercials and packaging tell us the whole truth about what we’re eating? Learn how to look beyond the flashy advertisements and get the facts about what you eat!

7. How to Clean Water Like a Boss!: How do we get clean tap water? Discover how by creating your own water filtering system!

8. Respiratory Rescue: What does smoking do to the lungs? Be a health scientist for a day and discover the way lungs work and how smoking changes everything!

9. Space Food Odyssey: “Our team of astronauts are stranded on Mars!" Be a food scientist for a day and find out how to use nutritional labels to create a menu that will help our astronauts survive!

10. Stress Busters: Are you stressed out? Explore what stresses us out and discover ways to manage it. Time to chill out!

11. The Right Price: Why do things cost what they do? Water is very important for human survival but diamonds are not. Why does a diamond cost thousands of dollars while a bottle of water is only $1? Be an economist for a day to discover the answers.

12. Trash Bashers: How can you make a big difference on the environment? Discover how to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle!

13. U-Planet: ATTENTION: A new planet has just been discovered! The MCYU Space Cadets program is recruiting youth to travel into space to design its cities, machines, animals, and plants!

14: Water You Tlaking About: How much of earth’s water is too polluted to drink? Get ready to get dirty while we explore how to keep our planet’s most valuable natural resource safe!

For more Info, visit our website at or contact us by:


Phone: 905-521-2100 Ext. 73790

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