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STEM Club 2023-24


: 4-6
: Tuesdays at 11:30 am ET; Wednesdays at 1:00 pm ET
January 30, 2024 - March 6, 2024
Boy doing science experiment with a balloon

Join us with your learners and turn ideas into reality and curiosity into knowledge with STEM Club. Students from Grades 4-6 get hands-on with fun and engaging activities requiring minimal, low-cost materials. With a different activity each week presented by inspiring role models, students can ask questions, get involved and gain a deeper understanding of the world around them. STEM Club is perfect for busy educators and parents, looking for an easy-to-use activity to get kids interested in STEM concepts. 

Free Materials for Equity-Deserving Educators 

STEM Club membership is available to schools and educators across Canada, and special accommodations will be made for a number of schools in need. These schools will be provided with all materials to participate in 6 weeks of activities, sent by mail at no cost! Any school in need is invited to apply in advance by filling out the registration form. 

Cohort 3 (January 30 – March 6, 2024) 

  • Tuesdays at 11:30 am ET (Jan. 30 – March 5, 2024) 
  • Wednesdays at 1:00 pm ET (Jan. 31 – March 6, 2024) 

Each webinar will run for approximately 40-60 minutes.

Missed the start date? Don’t worry; you can sign up at any time! 


Weekly activities and required materials:

1) Structures Against Extreme Weather
Materials (for each youth): 6 popsicle sticks or paper straws, 1 sheet of paper, Tape, Scissors, 1 notebook for fanning, 2 small objects (E.g., LEGO pieces, eraser) 
Curriculum Link: Structures and Mechanisms

2) Password Protection
Materials (for each youth): Password Protection template, scrap paper, pencil 
Curriculum Link: Digital Literacy

3) Build Your Own Kite
Materials (for each youth): Tissue paper, two wooden sticks (e.g., stir sticks, skewers), tape, string (approx. 1m), scissors, ruler 
Curriculum Link: Flight/Aerodynamics

4) Creative Conditionals
Materials (for each youth): Creative Conditionals template sheet, pencil, colouring supplies (optional)
Curriculum Link: Digital Literacy

5) Climate Champions: Invention Challenge
Materials (for each youth): Climate Champions template sheet, pencil, colouring supplies (optional) 
Curriculum Link: Sustainability and Stewardship

6) Brain Buster
No materials required
Curriculum Link: Related to all previous activities and more!

Activities are flexible and can be done from anywhere at any time by joining the live webinars or watching the session recordings. Recordings will be emailed to all registrants after each session. Integrated closed captioning will be provided for live and recorded webinars. 

STEM Club is also available in French! Learn more about STEM Club in French.