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Actua provides training, resources and support to its national network of members located at universities and colleges across Canada in the delivery of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education outreach programming. Each year, these members engage over 225,000 youth in 500 communities nationwide. Please visit Actua at www.actua.ca.

Welcome to SuperNOVA at Dalhousie University

 

 

We are a not-for-profit initiative of Dalhousie University that provides youth in Atlantic Canada with fun, educational, and inspiring experiences in science, engineering, technology and mathematics (STEM).

Through exciting classroom workshops, high-impact clubs and events, and our amazing summer camp programs, youth explore the importance of STEM in their lives, interact with inspiring mentors, and develop critical skills and attitudes for lifelong learning. Click here to learn more about our organization.

 

News and Upcoming Events 

Tuesday
Aug082017

Fall Programming 2017

We are very excited to be able to announce that registration is now open for our fall programming!

Our ITS for Girls program is an all-girls program with female mentors, volunteers and instructors that introduces girls in grades 4-6 and 7-9 to different aspects of science, technology, engineering and math through site visits and mentors working in industry. We organize monthly meetings throughout the year from September-June!

For the first time SuperNOVA is organizing tutoring sessions on Thursday evenings in the Fall term from September 14-December 7th. SuperNOVA instructors who are students at Dalhousie will be working as the tutors throughout the Fall.

To register please visit our website, www.supernova.dal.ca. If you have any questions please email supernova@dal.ca, text or call 902-210-6220.

Wednesday
May102017

Actua Experience Award 2016

SuperNOVA is delighted to have been awarded the Actua Experience Award for our 2016 Go Where Kids Are programming, which reached hundreds of kids in Atlantic Canada. Through this program we were able to provide camps, clubs and workshops in rural, remote, and low-income communities all over Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. We're honoured to have been selected for this award, and would like to extend our thanks to Actua, the Actua Network, Dalhousie University, and all of our many many community partners, instructors, volunteers and friends. 

SuperNOVA's Director, Alexandra Fenton, with Actua CEO Jennifer Flanagan at Actua's National Confer

Tuesday
Apr112017

Science Odyssey Week Mini-Camp

SuperNOVA is very excited to be participating again in Science Odyssey week, a national program run through NSERC to raise awareness about STEM!
Science Odyssey week is coming up, and SuperNOVA is offering an exciting after-school STEM mini-camp from May 15-19, 4:00-6:00 PM for kids in grades 4-6 on Dalhousie's Sexton campus. 
We'll do a variety of exciting and hands-on activities that engage kids with different STEM fields, including some of our tried and tested favourite activities, as well as some brand new ones. 

To register, visit our website www.supernova.dal.ca