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Classroom Workshops

SuperNOVA offers free classroom workshops for Grades P-12 in French and English on a variety of STEM topics.

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)

Grades: P–9

SuperNOVA’s workshops are designed to directly connect to Nova Scotia provincial curriculum objectives with hands-on, engaging projects and activities.

Workshops are in-person, unless otherwise requested.

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EXPLORATION

Primary students will learn about the world through their senses, exploring different materials and objects and how we understand them.

FutureCodes

Grades: P–12

FutureCodes allows students to explore technologies, coding and artificial intelligence (AI) and their real world applications, fostering a meaningful connection to digital literacy. By providing youth with opportunities to develop digital literacy and analytical skills SuperNOVA is contributing to the Canadian economy by ensuring youth are prepared for the demands of the future workforce.

Workshops are in-person, unless otherwise requested.

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GETTING CREATIVE WITH CODE

Students will be introduced to the field of computer science and how it connects to the world around them while using Quiver.

Sea to School

Grades: 4-6

Sea to School showcases the multidisciplinary nature of ocean sciences and aligns ocean literacy principles with core curriculum, building students’ foundational knowledge about the ocean.

Through the Sea to School program, we will aim to integrate ocean concepts throughout the curriculum and include connections to science, language arts and mathematics. 

Sea to School is available in classrooms as single workshops or a multi-workshop series.

Workshops are in-person, unless otherwise requested.

Sea to School Single Workshops:

  • Learn about ROV exploration and the technology that lets us see below the surface of the ocean! In this interactive lesson, students collect data from ROV video footage recorded locally and compare the biodiversity community in an ocean near you. 

    Class Materials: computer with speakers and internet connection, projector

    Student Materials (per group of 4): pencil, worksheet print-out, ID sheets, computer/Chromebook

ATLAS (ATLantic Academy of Space)

Grades: 10–12

The ATLAS program is a new educational initiative that will introduce Atlantic Canadian high school students to space engineering and technology, inspiring a new generation in space technology and engineering through initiatives that tie theory to practice, challenging youth to think critically, creatively, and collaboratively.

Workshops are in-person, unless otherwise requested.

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