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 3-12 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

Meet Christina, Marine Research Biologist and Scientists in School Presenter

Science Literacy Week (September 16-22, 2019) inspires Canadians of all ages to read more about science and to help foster a strong STEM culture across the country. This year’s theme, Oceans, encourages Canadians of all ages to discover more about the importance of our world’s oceans, our impact on them, and what we can do to