Canada's Leading Science Education Charity for Kids

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Our Award-winning Workshops

Scientists in School provides young scientists from Kindergarten to Grade 8 with classroom workshops that are curriculum-aligned and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) focused. We extend science learning outside of the classroom with community-based workshops for ages 3-13 at camps, daycares, after-4 programs, libraries, and more. Our presenters bring subject expertise, discovery-based learning methodologies, and specialized materials and equipment making every workshop hands-on.

Inspiring Future Innovators To Pursue STEM Careers

The future of Canada depends on the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs. We engage children in hands-on classroom and community STEM workshops, encouraging them to question, investigate and discover science in the world around them. Sparking a long-lasting interest in STEM and the environment, inspiring children to think differently about a future STEM career path and challenging them to succeed are just a few of the things we accomplish in every workshop. We want children to believe they can achieve things they never thought were possible, until they had Scientists in School.

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Teacher & Parent Resources

Being a scientist is about asking questions, being curious, exploring, and experimenting – all things that children are naturally good at. Working together we can inspire young people in a way that will help them be successful, productive, and engaged in their communities.

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By becoming involved with Scientists in School, you are choosing to invest your time, expertise or money in something bigger than our organization; you are giving children the chance to develop skills, explore science and get excited about learning.

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News & Announcements

Celebrating Canada’s world-leading scientists and engineers at NSERC’s Top Researchers Awards

All it takes is a group of amazing individuals to remind us of why we do what we do. Scientists in School recently attended an inspiring ceremony celebrating Canada’s brightest minds in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and the environment. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) awarded six prizes to Canada’s