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Spark2023 (SSTS’ Conference is no longer Sciematics!)

Happy New Year! SSTS’ conference is back and is now called Spark2023! (you may be familiar with Sciematics but we’ve rebranded) Here’s some of what you need to know: When: May 12th and 13th, 2023 Where: University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada Theme: “Equilibrium – Finding a New Balance”. Call for Presenters/Workshops Here is the Our Conference …

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Science on Stage 2023: Call for Participants

This is a call for participants for Science on Stage Canada event August 4th, 5th, and 6th, 2023 in Victoria BC. Science educators share their unique/interesting work with the chance of advancing to a bigger event (including in Europe). The theme is: “We are All Related: Weaving in Western and Indigenous Science and Technology into …

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Project Dragonfly Earth Expeditions & Master’s Program – 2023

From Miami University Miami University’s Project Dragonfly is accepting applications for 2023 Earth Expeditions graduate courses that offer extraordinary experiences at global field sites in 15 countries throughout Africa, Asia, Australia, and the Americas. http://EarthExpeditions.MiamiOH.eduEarth Expeditions can build toward the Global Field Program (GFP), a master’s degree that combines summer field courses worldwide with web learning communities …

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Let’s Talk Science Classroom Connection – STEM Educator Resources

See the following resources from Let’s Talk Science! (Sorry, it’s a bit tough to convert from an email) Learn with your students this FallEducator / Grades 1 – 9 & Students LIVE STEM co-learning broadcasts are back for another school year. Sign-up for our fall offerings by clicking here. Professional Learning Become Certified with flexible professional …

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The Spring 2022 issue of Accelerator is here!

The Spring 2022 issue of Accelerator is here! Highlights from this issue: AGM Update Chem 30 Soap-making Feedback request and member information Be sure to check out other issues here: http://www.ssts.ca/accelerator/ The Accelerator is a Science Education journal published by the Saskatchewan Science Teachers’ Society.  We are always looking for science lessons, demonstrations, resources, and …

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Rock’n The Classoom GeoVenture Teacher’s Tour

Professional development and learning resources including kits and lesson plans brought to you by Saskatchewan Mining Association – see below! SMA is excited to announce that the GeoVenture Teacher’s Tour is resuming this August 15-20 after a 2-year hiatus. Find out how to apply for this unique PD experience, as well as links to many other Mining …

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Professional Learning Day – April 30th

The Saskatchewan Science Teachers’ Society (SSTS) is collaborating with Let’s Talk Science to provide all SSTS members with a great day of learning on Saturday April 30. The day involves an inspiring keynote by Shelley Moore followed by engaging and practical professional learning sessions. When: Saturday, April 30th, 2022 – 9:00 a.m. MDT – 3:00 p.m. MDT Cost: Free Register …

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Kids Boost Immunity – Classroom Resources

A wonderful, free English and French resource for science educators. Just requires a quick sign-in process!   Science teachers (grades 4 to 12) can use a FREE teacher-developed inquiry-based program called Kids Boost Immunity. There is a broad range of cross-curricular lessons for Grades 4 to 7. Learning modules  Include 5 or more lessons for teachers to …

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Rocky Mountain Science – Junior Science Contest

Another classroom opportunity in April to explore! Rocky Mountain Science is a student-led organization that is dedicated to nurturing an authentic youth interest in science. RMS is an organization founded on the conviction that youth should have similar levels of prospective equality to succeed, and we strive to ensure this through our science contest. In …

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