Awards / Fellowships

2018

Crazy Drinks Science Lab

2018 Creative Child Magazine Awards Program 

KIDS PRODUCT OF THE YEAR AWARD

Science Kits category

2016

Appointment to The Order Of Canada

2015

Award
  • Alumni Award University of Alberta

2014

Writing Award
  • Dirty Science - CCBC Best Books

  • Dirty Science - Winner of Science in Society (Youth) Award

2013

Writing Award
  • Hockey Science- CCBC Best Books

2012

Writing Award
  • Snowy Science- CCBC Best Books

  • Hockey Science OLA Best Bet

2011

Writing Award
  • Plants: Flowering Plants, Ferns, Mosses and Other Plants- CCBC Best Books

  • Snowy Science OLA Best Bet

Fellowship
  • (May 18-27) Marine Biological Lab, Woods Hole- Logan Science Journalism Fellowship

2010

Fellowship
  • (Sept 12-18) Woods Hole, Mass- Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution -Science Journalism Fellowship

  •  (June 14- 18) Boulder, Co. National Center for Atmospheric Research- Science  Journalism Fellowship

2009

Writing Award
  • 2009 Subaru Award (short list) - Science Activity Book, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Books and Films (Ultimate Guide to Your Microscope)

Fellowship
  • (May 18-22) Kauai, National Tropical Botanical Garden-Environmental Journalism Fellowship

2008

Writing Award
  • 2008 Instructor Magazine Teachers' Pick Award - (Smart Lab- Indoor Outdoor Microscope)

  • 2008 Parents' Choice Approved Award - (Smart Lab- Indoor Outdoor Microscope)

  • 2008 Creative Child Seal of Excellence Award - (Smart Lab- Indoor Outdoor Microscope)

 

2007

Writing Award
  • Parents' Choice Approved Award - (Smart Lab- Science and Nature Challenge)

  • Creative Child Preferred Choice Award - Educational Classroom Category (Smart Lab- Science and Nature Challenge)

  • Creative Child Seal of Excellence Award - Educational Science Toys Category (Super Secret Formula Lab)

  • Parents' Choice Approved Award - (Super Secret Formula Lab)

2006

General Award
  • BC Innovation Council - Co-recipient Eve Savory Award for Science Communication

    • BC Innovation Council Eve Savory Award 2006 Press Release

    • Vancouver Sun, September 28 2006

    • Vancouver Sun,Nov 15 2006

    • BC Innovation Council vignette video

    • BC Innovation Council Video & Award Speech
Writing Award
  • Dr. Toy’s 10 Best Educational Products Award - (Smart Lab- Science and Nature Challenge)

  • Dr. Toy’s 100 Best Children’s Products Award - (Smart Lab- Science and Nature Challenge)

  • 2006 Subaru Award (short list) - (Backyard Science)

2004

Writing Award
  • Creative Child Seal of Excellence Award - (Smart Lab-You Build It Remote Control)

  • Parent’s Choice Recommended Award - (Smart Lab-You Build It Remote Control)

2002

Writing Award
  • Canadian Children’s Book Centre - Our Choice Award (The Ultimate Balloon Book)

2001

Writing Award
  • Canadian Children’s Book Centre - Our Choice Award (The Science of Sound and Music)

1998

Writing Award
  • Canadian Children’s Book Centre - Our Choice Award (Fun With Your Microscope)Parent’s Choice Award- Bronze (US) - (WormWorld)

  • Canadian Children’s Book Centre - Our Choice Award (The Magnets Book)

1997

Writing Award
  • National Parenting Publication Award (US) - (WormWorld)

  • Canadian Children’s Book Centre - Our Choice Award (The Microscope Book)

1996

Writing Award
  • Canadian Children's Book Centre - Our Choice Award (Science Around the World)

1995

Writing Award
  • Canadian Children's Book Centre - Our Choice Award (Everyday Science)

1994

Writing Award
  • National Parenting Publication Award (US) - (The Paperbook and Papermaker)

  • Toy Testing Council of Canada - top recommendation (The Paperbook and Papermaker)

  • Canadian Children's Book Centre - Our Choice Award (The Paperbook and Papermaker)

1993

Writing Award
  • Canadian Children's Book Centre - Our Choice Award (Projects for a Healthy Planet)

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