We have created fun educational science activities that can be done from home! Each activity provides the relevant scientific background, instructions, concept questions and the opportunity to learn more science.
Post your creations and share with us by tagging @Wiseatlantic and using #GirlsGetWISE.
For at-home STEM activities (weeks 1-5 ) Click Here
For at-home STEM activities (weeks 6-7) Click Here
WISEatlantic currently provides sponsorship for STEM based team initiatives for youth, such as FIRST LEGO League teams or Let’s Talk Science Challenge. The team must be comprised of 50% or more girls. Download the sponsorship application HERE!
Applications for the 2021/2022 competition year will be available starting May 4, 2021 and will be accepted until October 15, 2021.
Created by CFSE (Chaire pour les femmes en sciences et en génie au Québec), this is a free, downloadable resource kit designed for elementary French teachers and their students, and provides an illustrated story of real-life scenarios where students must use science and technology to overcome obstacles. The kit includes a French-language teaching guide, materials for students, and information for parents.
NBCC offers various summer camps for grades 6-8, including trades and technology camps, and STEM camps with a week especially for girls!
Writing reference letters for women in STEM fields? Check to see if your letter is gender biased using this gender-bias calculator.
MIT App Inventor is an innovative beginner’s introduction to programming and app creation that transforms the complex language of text-based coding into visual, drag-and-drop building blocks. The website offers many resources for teaching, and how students can get started.
Alice is an block-based programming environment that makes it easy to create animations, build interactive narratives, or program simple games in 3D. The Alice Project provides supplemental tools and materials for teaching using Alice across a spectrum of ages and subject matter.
Scratch is a free computer programming platform geared for junior high students. The platform is easy to use, and features excellent resources for teachers!
These camps take place at the Shambala School of Halifax, and can include video game design and adventures in technology and art. Current details can be found at this link.