Weekly Update: June 29
Spotlight: Discover how the world surrounding us works with a variety of STEM activities about earth and space science!
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: Decrypt your friends’ secret messages using computer code with our Parity Magic game!
- For youth grades K-8: Turn the night sky into art with our network member Science Engagement at York University’s constellation art activity! Need a bit of inspiration? Find a constellation to create with your very own cardboard telescope!
- For youth grades 1-9: Our network member EYES at the University of Regina does want you to lose your cool! Check out their thermodynamics activity and learn more about heat and global warming.
- For youth grades K-12: Interested in learning more about how things that surround us work? How Stuff Works has a vast variety of articles that explain the science behind all things STEM (and non STEM)!
Interested to learn more about space exploration? Watch Jennifer’s conversation with Canadian astronaut Jenni Sydey-Gibbons! You can also catch up on the #LIVEwithJennifer series on our YouTube channel.
What are ‘cappers’? What parents need to know about the dangerous online predators (article)
Actua’s Doug Dokis talks InSTEM programming on Fresh Air with Nana aba Duncan (radio interview)
Actua: Making a difference in the STEM world (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.