Weekly Update: August 17
Here are this week’s curation of STEM activities from the Actua network! For more content, visit our network member websites and Actua’s full library of curated STEM resources.
- For youth grades 2-6: Have you ever wondered how planes fly? Discover how with our latest hands-on Soaring in the Clouds activity! (p.27)
- For youth grades 4-7: Create your own constellations with this stargazing activity created by our network member Virtual Ventures at Carleton University. All their At Home activities can be found here. Families in Ottawa can also order their virtual STEM camp kits to be delivered at their house!
- For youth grades 6 and up: Learn about gravity and how it affects Earth with this activity from our network member EYES at the University of Regina’s Couch Potato Lab series.
- For all youth: Where is Earth headed? Listen to Tumble’s podcast episode about the solar system’s wild ride to learn about how scientists can predict our journey through space.
In conversation with Jennifer Flanagan: Listen to Jennifer’s conversation with Penny Wise, President of 3M Canada about Canadian Innovation at work!
August 17-20 (starting at 9:30 a.m. EDT): Join our network member Virtual Ventures’ Global Game Jam for a week of coding video games AT-HOME! Get access to all our resources, hear from VV Instructors daily, and work as a team to create a project.
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STEM education has never been more important. To all of our funders, we thank you for your continued support as we pivot to provide STEM at home learning. Your unwavering commitment is helping thousands of Canadian youth.