WISEatlantic currently provides sponsorship for STEM based team initiatives for youth, such as FIRST LEGO League teams or Let’s Talk Science Challenge. The team must be comprised of 50% or more girls. Download the sponsorship application HERE!
Techsploration provides young women from grades nine through twelve with opportunities to explore SETT occupations, while creating awareness about the critical role of work in their lives. This initiative allows girls to connect with women from a variety of SETT occupations, and highlights the significance of high school math and science for their future careers. Visit their webpage to learn more, and find out how your school can become involved!
Created by CFSE (Chaire pour les femmes en sciences et en génie au Québec), this is a free, downloadable resource kit designed for elementary French teachers and their students, and provides an illustrated story of real-life scenarios where students must use science and technology to overcome obstacles. The kit includes a French-language teaching guide, materials for students, and information for parents.
The Joggins Fossil Centre features an extensive fossil specimen collection, exhibits, and displays depicting the the rich geological history of the Joggins Cliffs. Tours for class trips are available.
NBCC offers various summer camps for grades 6-8, including trades and technology camps, and STEM camps with a week especially for girls!
The Centre for Entrepreneurship Education Development (CEED) will come to your classroom and do interactive lessons on entrepreneurship with students, encouraging them to embrace entrepreneurial thinking and to consider entrepreneurship as a viable career option. CEED also offers summer camps that combine entrepreneurship with STEAM.
MIT App Inventor is an innovative beginner’s introduction to programming and app creation that transforms the complex language of text-based coding into visual, drag-and-drop building blocks. The website offers many resources for teaching, and how students can get started.
Alice is an block-based programming environment that makes it easy to create animations, build interactive narratives, or program simple games in 3D. The Alice Project provides supplemental tools and materials for teaching using Alice across a spectrum of ages and subject matter.
Scratch is a free computer programming platform geared for junior high students. The platform is easy to use, and features excellent resources for teachers!