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

Scientists in School receives $600,000 PromoScience donation from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

          May 2, 2019 For Immediate Release Scientists in School receives $600,000 PromoScience donation from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (Ottawa, ON) The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) announced today a three-year $600,000 donation to Scientists in School through their PromoScience Program. Scientists