Weekly Update: May 25
Spotlight: This week, we are talking to The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry about the importance of STEM and Innovation in the time of COVID-19. Check out our compilation of STEM resources below that will get kids’ creativity flowing.
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.
- #LIVEwithJennifer, May 22: We are happy to welcome The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry to this week’s Instagram LIVE session. Join Jennifer and Minister Bains on Friday at 11:30 a.m. EDT for a discussion around the importance of STEM and Canadian Innovation in the time of COVID-19. Join by visiting Actua’s Instagram Profile (@actua_canada) and pressing our story.
- Missed last week’s LIVE Actua at Home activities with Jennifer’s family? Check it out here.
- For youth grades 1-9: Our network member Science Venture in Victoria, B.C. just launched their online camp registration! Register now to join their weekly camps and clubs running from June 15-Aug 28.
This pandemic could be Canada’s defining innovation opportunity – if we seize it (blog)
Here’s how to fill a gap in your kid’s STEM education (article)
How to keep kids safe on the internet in an online world (video)
Mark your calendars
Every Friday at 11:30 a.m. EDT: #LIVEwithJennifer – Tune in on our Instagram (@actua_canada) each Friday for a special live interview with Actua’s CEO Jennifer Flanagan and special guest.
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Thank you to our supporters!
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.