galvanizing the curious

We're CuriositySquare, an organization that provides the Muslim youth of Ottawa with innovative workshops and learning opportunities that engage the mind, build skills, and promote a sense of wonder with the world.

Our mission: Build a community of curiosity-driven learners, doers, and professionals who inspire one another to do great things.

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Last month, we held our second Activity titled Discover the Qibla with Math, where we dived into the history of the qibla, the traditional (mathematical and astronomical) methods used to calculate its direction, as well as how it is determined in modern times. Here are some photos to recap the event!

Stay tuned, more to come in the near future πŸ‘€
Salam everyone, we've extended the application deadline for our Internal Coordinator position!

The deadline to submit your application is now Sunday, October 31. Link to the form + more details is in our bio.

We can't wait to read through your applications!
πŸ“· Here are some photos from our Build an AM Radio activity.

πŸ‘₯Thank you to all the participants that came out to our first in-person event!

πŸ“» Stay tuned with more activities to come!

#staytuned #buildanamradio #curiositysquare
You're invited to join us for our first event! 

🧭 When is it you ask?
It is on May 8th @ 6:00pm

❓ Why should should I participate? 
It is a free event to attend and there is a prize to be one. So if you like a challenge this event is perfect for you.

πŸ‘€ Who can attend? 
A fun event that is for all high school students. 

πŸ“š What topics are included? 
Topics include Math, Geography, Canadian/Islamic History and Science. As for what the questions are, that is a surprise. 

πŸ’» How do I attend this event?
Good question, there is a Google form link in our bio that you can fill in. 

Hope to see you at our first event! 

β˜‘οΈ Due to the COVID-19 stay at home order, we can't yet hold our in-person flagship activities, however we will be hosting more virtual activities for you all!
Salam! Thank you for participating in the puzzles throughout the last 12 days, we hope they were engaging and fun for you!

Now that you've decoded our handle, it's time we introduce ourselves. We're CuriositySquare, a project aimed at providing high school students in the Ottawa Muslim community with activities that engage the mind, build skills, and promote a sense of wonder and interest with the world across various domains. Check out the slides to learn more.

Stay tuned as there is much more to come (along with opportunities to get involved).

Special thanks to @youthactionnow for supporting us with launching this project!
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