BrainSTEM is an outreach initiative of Canada's Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics supported by the Federal Government through the Federal Economics Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario).  It is designed to highlight the role of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) in the development of key traits - including curiosity, collaboration, critical thinking and an entrepreneurial spirit - that will fuel the future success of today's youth.  The program spans a range of activities including a classroom resource, teacher network, public science festival and an "unconference" summit.

Career Moves Classroom resource

An educational kit for high schools that highlights the importance of essential skills and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in future career success.  | more |


Supplementary classroom information

Extra video footage and information that extends and supplements theCareer Moves resource. | more |


Teacher network

An opportunity for career teachers and guidance counsellors to be involved in Perimeter's teacher network and help share information on the importance of essential skills such as curiosity, collaboration, critical thinking and an entrepreneurial spirit.  | more |


BrainSTEM: Your Future is Now Festival

An event that connected remarkable technological innovations to the scientific breakthroughs that make them possible.  The festival featured highly interactive science-centre style exhibits, special presentations, public lectures, Science in the Club events and self-guided building tours.  | more |


An invitation-only summit that was designed to connect creative, like-minded content architects with science outreach experts, digital media professionals, entrepreneurs, and other leaders in the digital media and education space.  more |