K-12 Youth Resources

Explore these resources to learn more about science, technology, engineering, and math. Below you'll find games, events, camps, and other fun activities on these topics. 

Do you know of a really cool science or engineering resource that we should have up here? Let us know at wwest@sfu.ca

STEM Career Information

What is Engineering?

The Women in Science and Engineering Game

Supported by WWEST, the Phylo(mon) Project has released a fun card game that focuses on awesome women in STEM, as well as issues pertaining to the challenges around gender equity. The game can be downloaded for free at the link above!


Technovation offers girls ages 10-18 around the world the opportunity to learn the necessary skills to become tech entrepreneurs and leaders. They will learn to identify a problem in their community and create a mobile app solution to address that problem.

K-8 Resources

Online Resources & Activities

Center for Computing Education and Diversity
Interactive programming activities to teach Computer Science

CS Unplugged
Games and activities that teach Computer Science

Hands-on coding game for kids aged 3 and up

Fun apps about math!

Engineering, Go For It! (eGFI)
Find out about opportunities as an engineer

A game about placing blocks to build anything you can imagine.

Program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community.

Video series on incredible women role models. 

Think Mech for Kids
Find out more about Mechanical Engineering

Camps & Events

EUReKA! Science Program
Science in-school workshops and summer camps at TRU in Kamloops.

GEERing Up!
Engineering and science in-school workshops, summer camps, and outreach programs at UBC Vancouver & Okanagan.

Science Al!ve
Science in-school workshops, summer camps, and outreach programs at SFU.

SFU Educational Summer Camps
Computer Camps in Surrey and Burnaby (kids 8-14 years) and 3D Printing Camps in Burnaby (kids 12-17 years)

Girls Exploring Physics
Free physics workshop for girls in grades 9 and 10 at the SFU Burnaby campus.


STEM Outreach Collective

The SFU STEM Outreach Collective is a collection of SFU groups that are focused on promoting outreach and engagement within STEM. Representatives from these groups meet once a semester in order to brainstorm ways to make STEM more accessible for all.

High School Resources

Online Resources & Activities

Bridging the Gap
Twelve videos on occupations in the electricity and renewable energy industry by Electricity Human Resources Canada.

CS Unplugged
Games and activites that teach Computer Science

STEM resources, projects, articles, and career profiles.

National Engineering Month
Canada’s biggest celebration of engineering. Over 500 coast-to-coast events for young Canadians to learn about the exciting, fun and rewarding world of careers in engineering.

Ordinary Women: Daring to Defy History
A video series by Feminist Frequency on women in history who challenged stereotypes and smashed the status quo.

Science and Technology Career Videos
Women in science, engineering and the trades share what they do at work from WISEatlantic, another CWSE Chair.

A Canadian charity that provides a month-long summer program focused on STEAM to 800 students every year.