Every single day I encourage my children to participate and engage in: 
Science, TechnologyEngineering, & Mathematics.
We make learning fun and interactive with hands-on experiments, innovative projects and by exploring the world around us.
Let us inspire you to start your own adventures at home or in the classroom.
~Dr. Susan P. Yates
Scientist, Educator & Mom!

Our Daily STEM Adventures

Ask the Scientist Program

We have an exciting new program to offer to teachers, parents and students called "Ask the Scientist"! If you have questions about any STEM topic, just email them to us and a real scientist will respond back to help you understand the answer.

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Our Recent STEM Play Posts

A story about a girl…

This was created in support of the International Day of the Girl (Oct. 11, 2017) Transcript: I would like to tell you a story about a girl. A girl who ...
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Science Literacy Week 2017: A Real Page Turner

From coast to coast, during Science Literacy Week, we were encouraged to celebrate science in Canada by participating in science-based activities. And midweek, on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, classrooms around ...
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Back to school: Don’t forget about the importance of science!

We are at the start of a new school year. For the past week, I have watched many friends post images of their children on social media celebrating this new ...
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Why isn’t it as easy as 1-2-3? Kids + Math

If you were to ask a child which subject was their favourite in school, what would they say? Would they say language arts, mathematics, or would the ever popular subjects ...
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Look, Mom burnt dinner!

Yes it’s true. This STEM mama burnt dinner. It wasn’t the first time and I doubt it will be the last. It was a simple menu planned, nothing fancy, just ...
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The Berry Trifecta – U pick, U learn

Since the start of summer we have joked about something called “The Berry Trifecta“. The what? Don’t worry if you don’t know, because we totally made it up. The idea ...
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A Lesson in Failure: An EGGcellent Example

I promised the kids that during the next heat wave we would attempt to cook an egg outside using only the heat from the sun. I knew the success of ...
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TIME at the beach: A sundial in the sand

Lazy days at the beach mean splashing in the water, building sand castles and… sundials? They require minimal materials (at the very least you need to find ONE stick, oh ...
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Sunscreen, eh

We celebrated this Canada Day with a crafty experiment that also taught the kids a VERY important lesson. The power of the sun’s rays and how we need to protect ...
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