STEM education.

Inspiring today’s students to become tomorrow’s scientists. We’re committed to sparking curiosity and exploring ways to create more equitable access to STEM education in Canada.

  • From role models to champions: Here are three ways you can become a STEM champion.

    From role models to champions: Here are three ways you can become a STEM champion.

    Leading STEM experts in Canada make three recommendations for inspiring more STEM education role models to become champions.

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  • Skills for success: How COVID-19 has increased demand for skilled trades.

    Skills for success: How COVID-19 has increased demand for skilled trades.

    As COVID-19 has disrupted education and training, action is needed to raise awareness and remove barriers to pursuing skilled trades opportunities for Canadian youth.

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  • Improving equity in STEM education for Canadians.

    Improving equity in STEM education for Canadians.

    In 2021, with trust in science on the rise and the belief that science can help solve some of the world’s biggest problems – we all have a role to play to take real action in Canada.

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  • Supporting STEM education and skilled trades in Canada.

    Supporting STEM education and skilled trades in Canada.

    To build diversity in scientific fields, we have announced a roadmap to support STEM education and skilled trades.

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  • Five fun science experiments to do at home.

    Five fun science experiments to do at home.

    Here are five fun experiments to do at home and teach your children about science.

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  • Science Sam at 3M: communicating the impact of science.

    Science Sam at 3M: communicating the impact of science.

    Here’s what Samantha “Science Sam” Yammine thinks about science communications and how it can increase accessibility to STEM fields.

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    Science Sam at 3M: communicating the impact of science.

    Here’s what Samantha “Science Sam” Yammine thinks about science communications and how it can increase accessibility to STEM fields. https://sciencecentre.3mcanada.ca/articles/science-sam-at-3m-commun

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  • Achieving gender equality and work-life balance in STEM.

    Achieving gender equality and work-life balance in STEM.

    How can we achieve gender equality and better work-life balance in STEM fields? Read 3M scientist Tina Kalopisis’ take.

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  • Mentoring Canada’s youth for STEM success.

    Mentoring Canada’s youth for STEM success.

    Scientist and science communicator Jennifer Gardy shares her thoughts on the importance of creating positive mentorship experiences for Canada’s youth.

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  • Overcoming three assembly challenges to build better robots.

    Overcoming three assembly challenges to build better robots.

    Learn how the FIRST robotics competition is helping students build a better robot today, and a brighter future for tomorrow.

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  • Experts agree: STEM education must teach about impact.

    Experts agree: STEM education must teach about impact.

    3M’s Randy Frank shares why we need to rethink our approaches to teaching science and technology to secure the future of economic prosperity in Canada.

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  • STEM education: the key to mobilizing a brighter future.

    STEM education: the key to mobilizing a brighter future.

    Canadian students are believe a brighter future is within reach. 3M’s Randy Frank shares how a STEM education can help them reach it.

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  • Why STEM fields are critical to our future workforce needs.

    Why STEM fields are critical to our future workforce needs.

    The importance of STEM fields: 3M Scientist, Sheila Buttery explains why these disciplines are exactly what Canada’s future workforce needs.

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    Why we need a future workforce powered by STEM.

    Why does STEM matter? 3M Scientist Sheila Buttery shares why Canadian industry leaders need a future workforce powered by STEM fields. https://sciencecentre.3mcanada.ca/sc/why-stem-fields-are-critical

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  • Closing the gender gap in STEM.

    Closing the gender gap in STEM.

    A champion for women in science, 3M’s Tina Kalopisis, reflects on why we need to close the gender gap in STEM.

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  • Entertainment media’s duty to make STEM cool again.

    Entertainment media’s duty to make STEM cool again.

    Moody, nerdy, reclusive: Shaftesbury Smokebomb’s Christina Jennings shares why media must change the scientist narrative and make STEM careers cool again.

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    Entertainment media’s duty to make STEM cool again

    Moody, nerdy, reclusive: Shaftesbury Smokebomb’s Christina Jennings shares why media must change the scientist narrative and make STEM careers cool again.

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  • Robots and resourcefulness: why we put STEM education “FIRST”.

    Robots and resourcefulness: why we put STEM education “FIRST”.

    Why should industry leaders motivate students to pursue STEM careers? 3M’s Randy Frank shares the impact industry can have.

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    Robots and resourcefulness: why we put STEM education “FIRST”

    Why should industry leaders motivate students to pursue STEM careers? 3M’s Randy Frank shares the impact industry can have.

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  • Three tips to help you land a STEM internship.

    Three tips to help you land a STEM internship.

    With STEM internships in short supply, learn how you can secure a summer job and build valuable career experience before you graduate.

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