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Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame Travelling Exhibition

The remarkable accomplishments and great contributions of Canadian scientists, engineers, and innovators have inspired this exhibition honouring their achievements and sharing their stories. Meet some of the leaders who helped shape Canada — and the world, including:

  • inspirational ecologist Pierre Dansereau
  • groundbreaking aeronautical engineer Elizabeth “Elsie” MacGill
  • John “Jack” A. Hopps, builder of the world’s first portable pacemaker
  • Willard S. Boyle, whose work is integral to virtually every camcorder, digital camera, and telescope in use today
  • Gerald Heffernan, who helped reshape the steel industry around the world

    Meet forty-eight leaders who helped shape Canada — and the world.

    Compelling stories of curiosity, challenge, problem-solving, and discovery by Canadian scientists, engineers, medical researchers, and inventors provide inspiration and insight for youth and adults alike. The exhibition panels are updated after each induction to the Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame..

 

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Tour Schedule

St. Catharines Museum, St. Catharines, ON Oct 10, 2009 -
Jan 3, 2010
NRC – Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics, Victoria, BC Oct 15, 2010 -
Sep 5, 2011
The Exploration Place Museum and Science Center, Prince George, BC Sep 3 to Oct 24, 2011
Western Development Museum (WDM), Moose Jaw, SK Nov 3, 2011 -
Jan 15, 2012
Western Development Museums, Saskatoon, SK Jan 28 - Feb 28, 2012
Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge, AB Feb 2 - May 19, 2013
Peterborough Museum & Archives, ON Jun 23 - Sep 9, 2013
Musée J Armand Bombardier, Valcourt, QC April 4, 2014 -
April 6, 2015

Technical Specifications

Target Audience
  • Adults
  • Students in Grade 4 and up
Languages

All elements of the exhibition are presented in a bilingual format

Exhibition Components
  • 1 bilingual introduction unit
  • 10 bilingual portrait gallery units, each featuring up to 6 photographs
Audiovisual Components

1 audiovisual module

  • 2 computers
  • 2 touch screens
  • 4 headsets

1 module featuring 3 videos

  • 105-cm (42-in.) plasma screen
  • 2 integrated speakers
  • 3 videos

Communication and Transportation
Health and Medicine
Experimentation and Leadership

Furniture and Hardware
  • 6 wood benches
  • 12 integrated electrical boxes, including power bridging to connect each unit
  • 38 light fixtures
  • 1 tool box
Support Material
Space Requirement

92 m² to 108 m² (1000 ft² to 1,200 ft²)

Conservation Requirements

Exhibition space must meet temperature and environmental requirements.

Insurance

Borrower must provide an insurance certificate.

Shipping
  • 10 crates
  • total weight: 2,219 kg (4,900 lb.)
Fees
  • $800 per 1 month period
  • transportation
  • GST applicable to both loan and transportation fees

Contact

Outreach Officer
Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation
Telephone: 613-990-4237
Fax: 613-991-6647
sclaude@technomuses.ca