NII Explore helps students embrace new knowledge and gain the tools they’ll need to make positive change in their communities and the world.
NII Explore is dedicated to delivering enhanced educational opportunities for school-aged children to learn, experiment, discover and create. Our educational programming offers a range of learning styles that connects students to the best teaching and knowledge available.
In 2021, high school students in Bruce, Grey and Huron counties spent their March Breaks exploring how to establish the first human settlement on Mars.
This year, they focused on protecting planet Earth.
Whether learning in the classroom, virtually from home—or simply looking for a fun way to keep kids busy—NII Explore’s STEM lesson plans are easy-to-follow and engaging for students in elementary school.
Browse by grade level—and let us know which activity is your students' favourite!
WHAT WE DO.
NII Explore supports inclusive, accessible programming and initiatives across multiple platforms and various streams of knowledge. This includes science, technology, engineering and math as well as nuclear-related learning. It also incorporates elements of design and entrepreneurship, conservation and storytelling.
NII Explore delivers through online classes, hands-on workshops and exhibits, experiential learning, and collective projects that connect NII’s explorers to engaging, high-quality teaching and knowledge.
NII Explore is targeted primarily at students living in or near the Grey, Bruce, Huron region and local Indigenous communities.
CODING IN THE CLASSROOM.
The NII Explore Coding in the Classroom program helps students learn foundational skills like coding, which are critical to working in a digital economy. Learn more at nii.ca/coding
NII develops its programming in cooperation with respected educational providers and partners in academia, philanthropic foundations and the private sector. Its portfolio of initiatives is built upon the following principles:
A primary focus on delivering programs to students in or in close proximity to the Grey, Bruce and Huron regions.
NII’s educational programs should be as inclusive and accessible as possible. Wherever possible, they should be free to students.
NII courses, workshops, lectures and programs should be innovative in their content, engaging in presentation, and adhere to the highest pedagogical standards.
NII’s educational programming will offer a mix of hands-on, experiential learning, and distance learning that connects students—wherever they are—to the best teaching and knowledge available.
NII will consider partnerships with the following entities to deliver programming: accredited academic institutions; private sector companies with expertise in education; philanthropic foundations; indigenous communities; and individuals with particular experience in educational programming.
If you are interested in partnering with NII on educational programs, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.