The happenings around MindFuel has a new look

Welcome to the new and improved MindFuel website, just in time for Valentine’s Day! With a bold and elegant look and feel, and intuitive navigation, our new site is designed with you in mind. Our goal in redesigning was to speak simply to our most...

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geekStarter teams start work on 2017 projects

Once again, student teams across Alberta are beginning their work on solving real-world science problems. This year, in the high school and middle school category, MindFuel has seven schools participating. “Seeing middle and high school students working with mentors...

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Celebrating Canada 150 with a new Wonderville game

MindFuel is excited to be part of the Canada 150 anniversary celebrations. As a recipient of project funding from the Government of Canada, work has already begun on a new digital learning resource about Canada’s great inventions and contributions over the past 150...

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Exploring NGSS

Always up for an adventure, there is nothing like visiting Calgary in the winter. Recently, Dean Gilbert, STEM/science education consultant, spent the better part of a week working with MindFuel’s program team to share his insights into the NGSS (Next Generation...

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Wow – what a year

Reflecting back on 2016, MindFuel has much to celebrate. Our mandate of encouraging students to pursue STEM-related careers continues to grow in new and exciting ways. All of our programs (Wonderville, edacity and Ignition Packs) are funded by generous government and...

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Urban Tundra team meets the Honourable Deron Bilous

Want a VIP invite to the legislature? Start working on a game-changing science project through geekStarter and you might be the next guest. To celebrate their success on the international stage, the Urban Tundra iGEM team was invited to meet the Honourable Deron...

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Learning on the edge, advancing education at ATA Science

The Alberta Teachers’ Association hosted its Science Council Conference (ATA Science) at the Banff Centre last week. MindFuel hosted two two-hour sessions, with interactive activities for participants, which focused on integrating science, innovation and...

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Helping with Alberta’s curriculum development project

The Alberta government is looking ahead to the future and working to ensure that provincial curriculum continues to give all students the best possible start in life and meet the demands of living in the 21st century. “MindFuel is thrilled to be part of the Alberta...

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Canada’s minister of science visits MindFuel

MindFuel had a special guest this week, The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, minister of science, stopped by to learn about MindFuel and its programs. “It is an honour to host Minister Duncan, Stephanie Muccilli (policy advisor) and David Migadel (executive director,...

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