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Welcome! We’re excited that you are interested in learning about careers that use Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)!

Below, watch videos that feature amazing women in STEM, find opportunities and events near you, and explore our resources that will help you learn more about the possibilities of a STEM based career! 

Featured Events, Resources and News

Events

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August 28, 2017
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
General STEM, Camp
Evaristus Building, Room 304

The Girls Get WISE Science Summer Camp is an exciting day-camp where girls 15-16 years old explore science through hands-on activities, learn about current research by listening to presentations by local researchers, and discover careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) by meeting and chatting with women working in these fields!

The camp will run August 28-31, 2017 from 10:00am-3:00pm daily.

There are still spaces left! Register Here 

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September 20, 2017
Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Time: 7:30 PM
Career Exploration, General STEM, Workshop
Lindsay Children's Room, Halifax Central Library

Interested in finding out how engineers help society? What other high-earning and rewarding careers there are besides a medical doctor? Or how being a scientist can allow you to be creative?

Then this session is for you! Discover careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) by meeting and chatting with women working in these fields! Junior and Senior high school students, parents, and teachers welcome to attend.

Reception to follow. 

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October 18, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
Career Exploration, General STEM, Workshop
Multipurpose Room, Rosaria Building, Mount Saint Vincent Univeristy

STEMaware is an opportunity for girls in grades 10 to 12 to discover careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) by meeting and chatting with Mount Saint Vincent University graduates currently working in these fields. Girls will be joined by current Bachelor of Science students at MSVU, and together attendees will discover the diverse options that are available for science graduates!

Refreshments will be served.  

Register at: https://stemaware.eventbrite.ca 

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November 3, 2018
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 5:00 PM
General STEM, Conference
NEW Halifax Convention Centre

November 3-10th, 2018 the International Festival of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is coming to Halifax. Be part of STEMFest 2018 as Nova Scotia celebrates the innovations of STEM and the value of creativity in the innovation process. STEMFest is a collection of conferences and events exploring social, industry, and economic development through the world of STEM education and innovation.

Visit stemfest2018.ca for more info.

Resources

Role Model Videos
For: Students For: Teachers/Parents

Role Model Videos

The Women in Action Series is a collection of videos which explore diverse careers for women in science, trades, technology, and engineering related fields. Each video is approximately 2.5 minutes in length, and all feature an amazing role model!

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Girls Get WISE Summer Science Camp
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Girls Get WISE Summer Science Camp

The Girls Get WISE Science Summer Camp is a week-long day-camp that takes place at Mount Saint Vincent University every summer. Girls spend the week engaged in fun STEM activities, and have the opportunity to explore STEM careers by chatting with local women working in a variety of STEM careers.

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Girls Get WISE Science Retreats
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Girls Get WISE Science Retreats

The Girls Get WISE Science Retreat is one of WISEatlantic’s signature events. The retreat takes place every spring at Mount Saint Vincent University where we have 60 girls participate in fun and engaging STEM activities! Learn More about this awesome event!

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Fun STEM Videos

Resources

GLITCH
For: Students

GLITCH

Danielle Thé is a tech enthusiast who wants to make the digital world easy to understand. Her YouTube channel features easy tech tutorials, product demos, and digital service announcements, which aim to make this generation digitally literate. 

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The Brain Scoop
For: Students For: Teachers/Parents

The Brain Scoop

Emily Graslie hosts ‘The Brain Scoop’, an entertaining, educational YouTube show that takes you behind the scenes at the The Field Museum in Chicago to showcase all kinds of interesting Natural History topics, ranging from Fossils to birds to biomechanics.

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Science IRL
For: Students For: Teachers/Parents

Science IRL

Science IRL is a YouTube series by Molly Edward that is aims to show you what being a scientist is like, in real life. Each episode focuses on one experiment that a scientist would perform, and ties it back to the concepts that students learn in class. Want to know what it’s really like to be a scientist IRL? Watch and find out.

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