Research and Indigenous STEM Awards

Research and Indigenous STEM Awards

About the Program

This program Recognises, rewards and celebrates the achievements of Indigenous students and scientists who are studying and working in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) field, as well as the integral role schools, teachers and mentors have in supporting Indigenous students in pursuing STEM education and careers.

We need our children and our youth to see Indigenous STEM professionals recognised and celebrated. It is important for our youth to know that they come from a sophisticated culture that has deep connections to STEM.

 

 

STEM Awards

A Teacher in 2016 won the STEM Champion Award. He is now working use drones in schools as an engagement tool.

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Technology comprises an entire system of people and organizations, knowledge, processes, and devices that go into creating and operating technological artifacts, as well as the artifacts themselves. Modern technology is a product of science and engineering, and technological tools are used in both fields
Science is the study of the natural world, including the laws of nature associated with physics, chemistry, and biology and the treatment or application of facts, principles, concepts, and conventions. Science is a body of knowledge that has been accumulated over time.
Engineering is both a body of knowledge—about the design and creation of human-made products—and a process for solving problems. Engineering utilizes concepts from science and mathematics as well as technological tools.

Magic Milk Experiment

When dish soap is dropped into milk, there is a swirl of activity of soap molecules finding and bonding with fat molecules in the milk. With millions of molecules swirling around looking for mates, the colors in the milk get all mixed up!

Dry Ice Experiment

Dry Ice is a fun and cold experiment. There’s many things you can create, so what can you make with dry ice?
Dry ice is a cool and a fun outdoor experiment. Have you ever worked with it? The big caution is that you don’t want to touch it less it burns your skin. Got that? So it has to be handled with tongs and/or insulated gloves.

DIY Lava Lamp Experiment

With this project, you can make your own (temporary) DIY lava lamp with household materials! It’s easy and safe, and it looks very cool.
This lava lamp experiment is super cool! Your kids will love exploring colored water and oil, but a surprise ingredient will make this science activity even more exciting! It’s always a hit with the kids. So grab a few household supplies and give this lava lamp science activity a try!