Friday, I spotted our
premier, Gordon Campbell, at Science World in Vancouver. “I wonder what
he is doing here,” I thought to myself. Soon after, I learned that
Premier Campbell had visited Science World to officially announce that
this school year will be the Year of Science in BC.
predicted that jobs related to Science will increase faster over the
next decade than other occupations. Of the top fifty jobs
are expected to have shortages of qualified employees, almost all of
them require training in the fields of Science and Math.
are many Science-related events going in communities throughout the
province. To learn more about events in your community or to learn
about the Year of Science, visit
the official website .
you are not already taking a Science class, talk with your teachers to
see which Science classes are available for your level of study.