Science Literacy Week

Science Literacy Week highlights outstanding scientists and science communicators across Canada. Several groups, including libraries, universities, and museums host special science-themed activities during this time. The association is joining the celebration! We're organizing presentations at a few local libraries in BC. New this year, we are also launching a science-themed book draw through Twitter.


2018 Science Literacy Week – Library Book Draw

To celebrate Science Literacy Week, Engineers and Geoscientists BC will be giving away book sets to libraries in BC. Libraries can send a tweet to the association (@EngGeoBC) during Science Literacy Week with the hashtag #SciLit to enter the draw. The tweet should include information about what the library is doing to celebrate Science Literacy week in their community.

Who’s Eligible?

Any library in BC is eligible to win one of our science book sets.

How To Enter:

To enter our Science Literacy Week Book Draw a representative for the library should send a tweet mentioning @EngGeoBC that describes how your library is celebrating Science Literacy Week and promoting science to kids. Your tweet must  also include the hashtag #SciLit. Only tweets mentioning @EngGeoBC along with the hashtag #SciLit will be entered into the draw.

Book Draw Rules and Regulations


Engineers and Geoscientists BC has created eight book sets that libraries across BC can win through our twitter contest. Each book set identical and includes the following books:

Book Name Author
Professor Astro Cat's Frontiers of Space Dominic Walliman and Ben Newman
Women in Science Rachel Ignotofsky
Rosie Revere Engineer  Andrea Beaty
The Rock and Gem Book: And Other Treasures of the Natural World DK
The Big Book of Makerspace Projects: Inspiring Makers to Experiment, Create, and Learn Colleen Graves and Aaron Graves
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry Neil deGrasse Tyson
An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth Chris Hadfield

Science Literacy Week Detailed Book Information