Environmental STEM activities

STEM makes the world go around, so why not use it to explore all elements of our planet, from the deep sea to the atmosphere?  Take part in these hands-on activities from the Actua Network to learn about our planet and how STEM can be used to protect it.  

April 22, 2021

Unplugged STEM activities to reset and recharge

As we emerge from our winter dens, remember to take some time to unplug between enjoying virtual hangouts and online games. Taking a break from screens - even if only for a few minutes - can help reduce stress, increase focus and improve our connection with people and nature.

March 31, 2021

Look up!

Learn about the sky and space with this week’s activities about gravity and the solar system!

August 17, 2020

Under the sea

Join us under the sea for activities filled with ocean exploration and discoveries!

August 10, 2020

Health and biology

Learn about health and biology in this curated list of STEM activities and resources.

August 3, 2020

STEAM activities

Discover the science behind art and the art behind science with this compilation of STEAM activities and resources!

July 27, 2020

Coding and the human body

Explore the human body with coding! Check out our featured activities and resources to learn more about STEM while having fun.

July 20, 2020

Exploration station

Discover new Actua activities, along with many more STEM resources from network members!

July 13, 2020

The sky is the limit!

Get creative and learn about real life STEM with our compilation of STEM activities and resources!

July 6, 2020


Discover a wide range of STEM possibilities with this week’s featured activities and resources!

June 22, 2020

InSTEM activities

Take part in InSTEM activities to highlight National Indigenous Peoples Day!

June 15, 2020

Ingenious STEM activities

With these STEM activities, youth will innovate and learn about all the possibilities STEM has to offer.

June 1, 2020

Coding fun

Get ready for a conversation with The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry about STEM and Innovation with our curated list of creative STEM activities.

May 25, 2020

STEM & Innovation

This week is all about innovation! Check out this curated list of STEM activities and events for your dose of STEM fun at home.

May 11, 2020

To infinity and beyond!

As we prepare to chat with Canadian astronaut Dr. Jenni Sidey-Gibbons on Instagram LIVE this coming Friday, we’ve put together a list of STEM resources around space, innovation, and more! Check out this week’s update for a list of STEM activities and resources to make remote learning fun!

May 4, 2020

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