The happenings around MindFuel

Studying STEM in the fall? Apply for a MindFuel scholarship

Once again, the MindFuel scholarship program is accepting applications. Together with the Alberta Science and Technology Leadership (ASTech) Foundation, a not-for-profit organization founded through an industry initiative in 1989 to showcase the substantial...

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Inspiring teachers – engaging students – at CCTC

As teachers, there's a constant pull toward continuous learning and reflecting on your practices - what strategies can you use to best engage all your students? How do you continue to create effective and creative lesson plans?  How can you grow as an educator? At the...

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PD sessions focus on helping teachers be their best

As educators, we constantly promote student learning and discovery. And as our students get closer to graduation, the conversation often shifts to the learning that happens beyond the classroom… to lifelong learning. This goes from corporate boardrooms to mechanic’s...

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MindFuel glows at Beakernight

There was a fire-breathing dragon, huge teeter totters, wagon races, giant illuminated dreamcatchers, construction crane rides, hands-on activities and much more for the over 55,000 Calgarians who took in Beakernight 2017. As part of Beakerhead, the evening...

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aGEM to iGEM: geekStarter teams prepare for competition

Imagine the moments just before the event: an empty lecture hall at the University of Alberta filling with eager and engaged students; team advisors are sharing final thoughts and advice with their teams; the judges are immersed in conversation; and the room buzzes...

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STEM 2 STEAM science cafe gets rave reviews

On May 16, MindFuel hosted STEM 2 STEAM as part of NSERC's National Science Odyssey Week. Welcoming educators, students, and community members, the event explored the place that creativity has in science, technology, engineering and math. “Being able to bring together...

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