BASEF Activity Day 2017 will be held Friday, March 31st, 2017 in the Mohawk College Fennell Campus McIntyre Theatre (Main Auditorium) from 9:00 am to Noon. There are approximately 1039 seats and the presentations are open both to BASEF participants and classes booked by teachers.
Classes can arrive from 8:30 am onwards with classes accepted through the first presentation from 9:00 – 9:30 am to accommodate busing restrictions. Classes are strongly encouraged to arrive before 9 am so they do not miss any of the show!
Bused in students are to this year at the old HSR bus loop directly across from the McIntrye Theatre. Exit will be through the north loop on Fennel Ave. The route will be signed and volunteers will be along the route.
All students participating with a project at BASEF are guaranteed a seat at Activity Day.
Sign up for Activity Day 2017 has closed as all seats have been booked. This event is open to Grade 7-8 classes. Board representatives will be provided an information packages at the BASEF committee meeting. Email: email@example.com with information on your school information, contact person, number of students, expected arrival time, and number of buses (if using bus transportation).
Schedule of Presentations
8:30 - 9:30 am Doors open to McIntyre Theatre.
BASEF Student Drop Off - Proceed to Main Auditorium
8:30 - 9:30 am Grade 7-8 school class arrivals
Note: Some schools may be arriving up to 9:30 am based on busing schedules
9:00 – 9:15 am Introduction to Activity Day
Kevin Hunt, BASEF Activity Day Coordinator
Mohawk College Welcome - Jim Vanderveken, Dean, Interdisciplinary Studies
Mohawk College Program Update - George Miltenburg, Dean of Engineering Technoogy and Skilled Trade
9:15 – 9:40 am “Human Space Flight: The Good, The Bad, and the... Deadly?”
McMaster Neudose - Erica Dao
9:40 – 10:10 am “The Life and Time of Nikola Tesla and the impact on Hamilton”
Nikola Tesla Educational Corporation - Dr. Colin Campbell and Vic Djurdjevic
10:10 – 10:40 am “The Pizza Oven Engineering Project”
McMaster University - Raf Hirmiz
10:40 – 11:10 am “The Past, Presemt and Future of Planet 9”
11:10 am – Noon McMaster University Chemistry Show
Professors Randy Dumont, Paul Harrison, and Lydia Chen