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?

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

Cubetto
Hands-on coding game for kids aged 3 and up

DragonBox
Fun apps about math!

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

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

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

SheHeroes 
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.

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

CurioCity
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.

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