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Science in the News

Science in the News Learn about the newest discoveries and scientific marvels! From the frontiers of science, you’ll explore controversial issues and new ideas that make us all think about the evolving world we’re embedded in. Martin will blow your mind with a diverse...

Museum of Anthropology Field Trip

Museum of Anthropology Field Trip

This March, students from both our elementary and high school programs had the chance to explore the incredible galleries at the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia along with a number of our teachers. The permanent multiversity galleries are...

BLAST Fair 2019

In late January, Brainboost had its 2nd Annual BLAST Fair (the Brainboost Learners' Arts, Science and Technology Fair) and we were astounded by all of the amazing projects and performances that our students showcased. Fifteen students participated in the fair,...

NYT: The Confidence Gap for Girls

The Confidence Gap for Girls: 5 Tips for Parents of Tween and Teen Girls Between the ages of 8 and 14, girls? confidence levels fall by 30 percent. Fighting it requires taking some risks. Read more at?The New York Times...

Sandwiches for Directions

Sandwiches for Directions

Markie has embarked on a weekly program to prepare sandwiches with students for donation to Directions Youth Services located downtown. If your student is interested in taking part, don't hesitate to talk to Markie or find out more at the front desk. Find out more...

Orange Shirt Day

Orange Shirt Day

On October 1st at BrainBoost, we participated in Orange Shirt Day to remember the terrible legacy of residential schools, the effect they had and continue to have on Indigenous peoples, and to come together in the spirit of reconciliation. Do you have any preconceived...