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

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.
Earthquake! Earthquake! Introduction to Earthquake Engineering, video presentation and tour of Shake Table equipment
Dinosaurs, Diamonds, and Extreme Weather… just the Same Old Stuff A tour of the natural wonders displayed in the Pacific Museum of the Earth
Matter and Energy Visit an undergraduate chemistry lab to view the shared instrumentation facility (SIF) and principles associated with the instrumentation. The tour will include liquid nitrogen ice cream.
Seeing the Invisible: A Tour of the Michael Smith Laboratories Visit 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 Temperatures 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