Education

Online S.T.E.M. Workshop

Educational workshop for grades 4-8

This term-based program focuses on S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering, and math) related project work. It is designed to allow students the opportunity to tackle real-world, inquiry and problem-based activities as well as build experience working as a member of a team.

S.T.E.M. activities allow students to:

  • Be innovative, creative, and to explore new models and theories in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math.
  • Design and build an invention.
  • Explore the requirements and skills of an inventor.
  • Learn about the innovations, achievements, and contributions made in S.T.E.M. by BIPOC inventors.

Details:

  • Three 10-week terms (2021-2022), every Monday from 4 to 5 p.m.
    1. October 18 to December 20, 2021
    2. January 10 to March 28, 2022
    3. April 4 to June 20, 2022
  • Open to students in grades 4-8.
  • There will be no workshops on Family Day, March Break, Easter Monday, and Victoria Day.
  • $80 per term or $200 for all three terms.
  • A representative from TAST Academy will facilitate the workshops.
  • Spaces are limited.
  • Workshops will be run via Zoom.
  • Workshop materials will be provided to students for each term.
  • A certificate of completion will be awarded at the end of each term.

Program Goals:

  • Provide students with the support, resources, and tools needed to develop their interest and abilities in the study of S.T.E.M.
  • Build self-confidence, self-respect, and enthusiasm for education.
  • Help students build strong studying and learning techniques.
  • Encourage students to develop strong collaborative and team-building skills.
  • Educate students on the members of the BIPOC community that have contributed to the field of STEM.

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