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For Engineering and Geoscience Week March 3 - March 9, 2019, APEGS has given the movie Dream Big: Engineering Our World with an educator guide to every school in Saskatchewan so that all students can learn more about engineering right in the classroom.

Kindergarten to Grade 12 Resources

APEGS is committed to promoting and encouraging science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (“STEAM”) education to students from Kindergarten to Grade 12, their parents, and educators.  To this end, the Kindergarten - Grade 12 Committee manages this page to provide the following resources.

If you have questions, concerns or suggestions about any of the items listed on this page, or require more information, please contact APEGS.  apegs@apegs.ca (subject line K-12 Information)


Event & Activity Funding

The K-12 committee accepts applications for the sponsorship of events and activities geared towards K-12 students that promote or encourage STEAM education.  Applications are accepted year-round, however funding is limited so you are encouraged to get your application in as soon as possible (at least 3 months prior to the date of the event).  More details can be found by downloading the application guidelines and form below.

APEGS Kindergarten to Grade 12 Committee Funding Application Guidelines and Kindergarten to Grade 12 Committee Funding Application Form.  K to 12 Funding Request Package 

Please note that you are only required to submit the Application Form.


Mentors / Facilitators / Speakers

APEGS has a large database of volunteers who are available to help with a variety of school and group activities, including:

  • Science fair judges;
  • Speakers/leaders for classroom and hands-on activities; and
  • Mentors on careers in engineering & geoscience.

Please provide APEGS a minimum of one month notice if you require volunteers to attend your event.

For more information, please contact APEGS.  apegs@apegs.ca (subject line K-12 Volunteers Required)


Resources for Educators

Turn the Ideas of Today into the Realities of Tomorrow

This booklet describes the various disciplines / careers available in engineering and geoscience. An excellent guide for students who are thinking engineering or geoscience may be the career for them but they are not quite sure what discipline to pursue.

This document is available at the APEGS office or can be downloaded here.  Turn the ideas of today into the realities of tomorrow

Videos

As part of its ongoing effort to encourage young people to pursue science and math education and explore careers in engineering and geosciences, the APEGS K-12 Committee launched the Student Video Program. The committee has been working with high school students to produce videos that highlight career opportunities available in engineering and geosciences.

APEGS Water Film



A Closer Look at Professional Engineers and Geoscientists


 

Water Systems on Earth - Dam Effects

This resource is intended for teachers in Saskatchewan Grade 8 Science and aligns to the curriculum expectations in the Saskatchewan Curriculum Grade 8. The resource has been developed to complement the Grade 8 Earth and Space Science : Water Systems on Earth unit. In Dam Effects, students will use a hybrid of Problem Based Learning and Interrupted Case Study to solve the problem of whether or not a dam should be built in a specific location in Saskatchewan.

This document is available at the APEGS office or can be downloaded here  Water Systems on Earth - Dam Effects

Lesson Plans with Posters

APEGS has produced a series of lesson plans, and accompanying posters, that are tied to the K-12 math and science curriculum.

They can be viewed here  K-12 Posters

Lessons plans are available in English and French.  Posters are available in English, French, Cree (n, y, and th dialects) and Dene, and can be ordered (at no charge) by filling out this form k-12 Poster Series Order Form.pdf


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Achieving a Safe & Prosperous Future Through Engineering & Geoscience