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Welcome to MaST

Why MaST?

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Current and former MaST students speak about their experiences in our program!

Last Updated on Friday, 18 September 2015 21:07

2017-2018 Important Dates

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November 7, 2017

Information Night                 Info Night Presentation PDF

December 15, 2017

Application Deadline

January    20, 2018

Entrance Exam

February        2018

Acceptance letters mailed

March            2018

Final date for response

The science test is based on the grade 7 and 8 science/technology curriculum and the math test is based on the grade 7 and 8 math curriculum (see below). The MaST entrance test serves as a gauge of the applicants' ability.  There is no need to prepare or study as we will be testing prior knowledge, but we strongly recommend students get a good rest before they write the test. Both tests are Multiple Choice.

Grade 7 Science Topics Include;

  • Life Systems (Interactions in the Environment)
  • Structures and Mechanisms (Form and Function)
  • Matter and Energy (Pure Substances and Mixtures)
  • Earth and Space Systems (Heat in the Environment)

Grade 8 Science Topics Include;

  • Life Systems (Cells)
  • Structures and Mechanisms (System in Action)
  • Matter and Energy (Fluids)
  • Earth and Space Systems (Water Systems)

Grade 7 and 8 Math Topics Include;

  • Number Sense and Numeration
  • Measurement
  • Geometry and Spatial Sense
  • Patterning in Algebra
  • Data Management and Probability
Please refer to the links below for information on the Ontario curriculum for a more detailed description.
Last Updated on Thursday, 31 August 2017 14:14

Danforth Student Participates in Zero to Startup

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“ I was thrilled to hear that I was accepted into this program. Zero to Startup is a 13 week long technology startup program created by Steam Labs. This program helps with the development of entrepreneurial skills and provides opportunities such as working with real world tools and technologies like 3D printing, laser cutting, electronics etc. The first couple weeks consist of the introduction to Arduino, coding, how to develop websites etc. After the individual skills are built, group's will be formed and they will design and build a product with a specific user in mind. On week thirteen, the prototypes will be presented to judges and winners chosen. The first three weeks have been a great experience.” Menna A.  

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Last Updated on Thursday, 05 October 2017 14:45

Engineers Extraordinaire

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Former  MaST students Frank Nguyen and Andre Bertram to appear on Dragons' Den. They have been recognized for their work in producing a new type of heart rate monitor.  Please visit the links below for an in depth Toronto Star article and Canada AM interview.  (the interview begins at 1 hour and 30 seconds)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 October 2017 11:24

Max Musing and Evan Farrell going to Nationals!

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Max Musing and Evan Farrell will be representing Danforth at the Canada-Wide Science Fair in Frederiction May 14th-16th. We wish them best of luck.  The pair was featured in an article of the Beach Metro Community News.  Click on the link below to visit the article.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 April 2015 11:43

Danforth Students Win at Metro Sci-Tech Fair

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Two Danforth teams came away with medals and awards from the 2015 Metro Toronto Sci-Tech Fair.  Congratulations to all our students who competed and represented Danforth.

Evan Farrell(left) and Max Musing(right) won a Gold medal and an invitation to the National Science Fair for their project on artificial ecosystems.  Also pictured are Ms Chan and Ms Durairaj.

Frank Nguyen and Nabiha Tahsin won Silver and an environmental award for their project on generating electricity through walking.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 April 2015 12:10

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