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Engineering

Physics

Cylinders and Everyday Structures (Grade 1)

Test different structures to see how strong they are!

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Food Security

Take on the role of Urban planner to design a system and resources to increase local access to food.

Information Technology Volunteer Activities

Brain Buster Virtual Quiz

Students participate in a series of exciting virtual quizzes.

Physics Volunteer Activities

High Flyers

Students explore various aspects of flight and apply their knowledge by designing and testing paper planes.

Physics Volunteer Activities

Make Your Own Bottled Music

Students see how different amounts of air and water in a space can change the way we hear sounds.

Physics Volunteer Activities

Make a "Coat Hanger Walkman"

Students explore the science of sound by creating their own "Walkman" which transmits vibrations through a piece of string.

Engineering Volunteer Activities

Bridges, Strong and Stable Structures - Virtual Outreach

Students will get to learn about what a structure is and what materials can be used to build a strong and stable bridge.

Engineering Volunteer Activities

Bridges (Grade 7)

Students are introduced to form and function of structures and then build a bridge given certain limitations.

Engineering Volunteer Activities

Cylinders and Shapes (Grade 3)

Students use paper and build different shaped columns, test them for strength, and are then challenged to make 4 columns using only paper that will hold the most weight.

Information Technology Volunteer Activities

Trip To Mars

This activity consists of coding and engineering/physics problems that students go through on how to launch a rocket and get to Mars.

Physics Volunteer Activities

Pompom Poppers and Catapults

Learn about forces by building a pompom popper and catapult.

Physics Volunteer Activities

Harmonicas

Students will build a makeshift harmonica out of paper, popsicle sticks and toothpicks.

Engineering Volunteer Activities

Flight Challenge

Build, launch and test a glider made of paper, a straw and an elastic.

Engineering Volunteer Activities

Bridges

Design and build a bridge using given materials that spans at least 30 cm and is strong enough to not compress under one book.

Information Technology Volunteer Activities

Ask A Scientist

A virtual interview with a scientist where volunteers lead an interactive session about themselves, their interest in science, their career path, etc.