Who can become a scientist? is a symposium hosted by the University of Victoria for a high school-age audience that discusses equity, diversity, and inclusion issues in science. We will reflect on the traditional image of scientists and the importance of leveraging support from role models and mentors to increase diversity in STEM.
Students explore non-traditional careers related to sustainability and sustainable development.
Students will learn the fundamental skills and attitudes needed to set up and run a small business.
Students will research careers and post-secondary pathways related to their current course.
Students will create a personal website to demonstrate the STEAM skills and concepts they have learned in class/school.
Students will explore different possible working environments related to the field of cybersecurity.
In this case study, teachers and students will study how artificial intelligence is affecting the trucking industry as a way to explore how technology and society are related.
Students will learn and demonstrate skills required in a career of interest.
Students will explore career profiles and relate them to what they are learning in science class.
Students will learn about potential careers of the future and create their own job description.
Students will create career profiles based on interviews they conduct with community members.
Students will produce a Help Wanted Ad that lists the skills, personality attributes and job conditions for a specific career/job title.
Students explore careers related to outdoors and the land and then design and build a water filter prototype.
Students construct a model of a volcano and explore the career of a volcanologist.