Weekly Update: June 22
Spotlight: Explore all that STEM has to offer with this week’s curated activities and resources for the whole family!
Here are this week’s highlighted 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 K-12: Join our network member Wii Chiiwaakanak at the University of Winnipeg to highlight National Indigenous Peoples Day this past weekend with their video tutorial on how to make your very own pair of Split Toe Moccasins.
- For youth grades K-8: Our network member WISE Kid-Netic Energy at the University of Manitoba has put together weekly activity booklets that include STEM DIY activities, puzzles, challenges, and more.
- For youth grades K-12:Interested in STEM? Skype a Scientist! With the help of Skype a Scientist, you can explore STEM careers by talking directly with scientists working in the field. The program matches STEM professionals with families for live Q&A sessions or you can also join their livestreams.
Following National Indigenous Peoples Day on Sunday, June 21, rewatch #LIVEwithJennifer with Deanna Burgart on our YouTube channel for an inspirational conversation about the importance of engaging Indigenous youth in STEM.
Indigenous People have always known about STEM (Actua guest blog)
Actua’s InSTEM director on National Indigenous People’s Day (video interview)
Actua Is Breaking Down Barriers, Meet The Woman Leading The Charge (article)
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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.