Now Offering Virtual Workshops and STEM Clubs


Scientists in School is monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely, including the direction from health authorities and school board leadership to ensure that we do everything we can to minimize the spread of the virus. To minimize the risk to all of our customers and the Scientists in School team, our organization will be providing only our Virtual investigative STEM workshops until at least November 30, 2021. We will continue to monitor news, Public Health, and school board guidance, and will provide another update in mid-November regarding the timeline for the return of our in-person workshop experiences.

After 31 years, Scientists in School is branching out. To support young scientists, teachers and parents during COVID, we are now delivering our engaging hands-on STEM workshops and STEM Clubs virtually. All of the highly investigative activities you expect, delivered safely and seamlessly to your classroom or community organization by a team of topic expert presenters.


The Virtual Workshop

Your inquisitive students, under the guidance
of experts, will become scientists, engineers
and environmental stewards while developing
the global competency skills they need to
become tomorrow’s STEM workforce.

Our virtual classroom and community workshops bring:

  • Individually packaged investigative materials provided in advance
  • Fun and relevant investigations that build critical thinking, creativity, and problem-solving skills.
  • The opportunity to highlight STEM careers and professional opportunities for students.
  • Dynamic presenters, who are scientists, engineers, and topic experts.


For Educators: How to Register & Next Steps

View all our classroom workshops here. Once you’ve decided what works for you, fill out our new teacher form and a member of our team will approve your application. You can then book a workshop and view all your workshop details.

Our virtual workshops are simple and easy to setup.

Step 1 – View our classroom workshop topics. Choose your preferred topic(s)

Step 2 – Create an account

Step 3 – Book a workshop

Step 4 – Receive Mini Science Bags

Step 5 – Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

Step 6 – Our expert presenter will lead workshop remotely


Create a free account to view all available workshops


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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