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This list has been updated for the 2017 Student Tours. Register for your choices today!

Choose from these wonderful opportunities to learn about what amazing things some labs and programs at UBC are working on. Selection is done during the online registration process.

Student Lab Tours 
Backstage Biodiversity

Get an exclusive tour behind the scenes of the Beaty Biodiversity Museum and explore biodiversity research by visiting laboratories in the Biodiversity Research Center.

Manufacturing Automation Labaratory

A tour of Computer-aided Modelling and Control of Manufacturing Processes"

Microscopic Zoo

Explore the diversity of small life forms using microscopes

A Walk on the Green Side

The UBC Campus is beautiful. On this field trip we will not only look at a few fascinating plants, but we will also take a glimpse into UBC's past

Watching Brain Circuits Growth

The Haas Lab in the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health uses powerful microscopes to directly watch brain cells growth and form connections during early development. They study how experience directly changes brain structure, and origins of common neurological diseases like Autism, Schizophrenia and Epilepsy.

Discover Why Computer Science is Hot and Cool at the Same Time! 

Fun hands-on activities using computers. The activities are an opportunity for high school students to experience what is like to program a computer in a fun and interactive environment. They have the opportunity to create small animations, games, and even program Lego Mindstorms robots to do crazy things!

Dinosaurs, Diamonds, and Extreme Weather... just the Same Old Stuff

A tour of the natural wonders displayed in the Pacific Museum of the Earth

A New Technology for Early Cancer Detection: Boreal Genomics Inc.

UBC Spinoff company developing DNA analysis for research, forensics, cancer, and disease detection

Seeing the Invisible: A Tour of the Michael Smith Laboratories

Visit real scientists in different labs doing exciting research related to Biotechnology

CARIS Robotics Lab Tour

Tour of the Collaborative Advanced Robotics and Systems at UBC

Seeing the Invisible: A Tour of the Michael Smith Laboratories

Visit real scientists in different labs doing exciting research related to Biotechnology

Your Lungs and Lung Health - What you Need to Know

At this workshop you will learn about the lungs and the rignt way to breathe. Important stuff, given that you take ~ 22,000 breaths each day, usually without even realizing it, and most of us don’t know how to breathe optimally.

Low Temperaturs and Superconductivty

Metals, Magnets and Superconductors at Room Temperatures and Very Low Temperatures

GEERing Up! - Design and Build Challange

Participants will be challenged to design a build a project with limited materials




Manufacturing Automation Laboratory

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Chairwoman - Organizing Committee 
Ms. Jessica Zhang

Mailing Address
Greater Vancouver Regional Science Fair
c/o HR MacMillan Space Centre
1100 Chestnut Street
Vancouver, BC
V6J 3J9

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