Science Rendezvous at the Toronto Zoo


Join us in 2021 for Science Rendezvous, a national celebration of science, technology, engineering, art and math research and innovation at the Toronto Zoo.  Faculty and scientists from the University of Toronto Scarborough, experts from the Toronto Zoo and UTSC's Let’s Talk Science students and volunteers engage with visitors of all ages and make science come alive through demonstrations, hands-on activities and fun talks. The whole family is invited to explore their inner scientist – we have something for everyone! 

Date: Saturday, May 8, 2021 (May 9,2020 Events have been cancelled in all locations)

Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Location: Toronto Zoo, 2000 Meadowvale Rd, Scarborough, ON M1B 5K7 - Map

More about the event: Your journey begins at our Welcome Station where you’ll pick up your passport to science fun!

Participate in hands on science activities and presentations by the students and scientists from the University of Toronto Scarborough in partnership with the Toronto Zoo and Let’s Talk Science. Join us for a zoo-wide scavenger hunt: solve clues hidden throughout the different stations and learn all about birds, bugs, bears and beautiful biodiversity.

Activities include — Amazing Apes: Learn about our closest living relatives and ways animals use tools!  Bees & Bugs: Close encounters of the insect kind – bees, butterflies and spiders included! Polar Bear Express: Discover how polar bears can stay warm in arctic temperatures, as well as the factors threatening this species and what you can do to help. Meet with U of T Scarborough faculty and Toronto Zoo experts who will show you how they use science to research the world.

Learn about our partner organizations: Science RendezvousToronto ZooLet's Talk Science