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Intermediate Google Workspace Part 2

Grade audience: Adult

This learning program has been divided into two courses: Introduction to Google Workspace and Advanced Google Workspace. The second course is intended to provide learners with practical training on using the advanced features of Google Workspace. This course focuses on collaborative and integrated google tools that work together with other tools. Learning Objectives By the … Continued

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The Root & STEM Podcast

We’re excited to launch a new podcast, bringing you an audio version of everything you love about Root & STEM.

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Working with Drives, Folders and Files – MacOS

Grade audience: Adult

This course is designed for an adult learner interested in understanding how files are stored and organized by computers. The course will cover the basics of naming and organizing files, using removable drives such as USB sticks, and an introduction to working with online storage systems such as Google Drive and OneDrive.

Introduction to Project Management

Introduction to Project Management

Grade audience: Adult

This course is intended to provide the learner with an introduction to project management and the key considerations when selecting a methodology.  An overview of two approaches (Waterfall and Agile) will be provided along with a more in depth focus on the PRINCE2 methodology.  The learner will complete quizzes throughout the course to demonstrate their … Continued

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Success in Online Learning Part 1

Grade audience: Adult

Transitioning to Online Learning can be scary and exciting all at the same time. For some of us, this will be the very first time we have used technology in this way;  for others it might be a time to spread our wings! This course will start by introducing you to the basics of online … Continued

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Build an Aquifer

Grade audience: Primary - Grade 8

Watering your plants evenly throughout is almost impossible so use mother nature as an example and build your own aquifer!

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Coded Cooking: Homemade Pizza

Grade audience: Primary - Grade 12

Step by step coding can be a very difficult process to go through, even the tiniest mistake can result in a bug that crashes the game. A great way to display this is through cooking, and what better food than pizza!

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Unplugged Coding: Binary Decoding

Grade audience: Grade 1 - Grade 3

This unplugged coding activity challenges learners to decode a secret message written in binary code. In this activity learners will explore the computational thinking methods of decomposition. Learners will break down the binary code to represent single letters then arrange them in the blanks to uncover the secret message.

Game Narrative in Detail: Step Four, Five, Six, Seven

Game Narrative in Detail: Step Four, Five, Six, Seven

Grade audience: Middle - Grade 12

This tutorial will take a detailed look at the last 4 steps involved in creating a video game narrative and provide the learner with more direction to finish writing their own narrative.

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Engineer Your Own Race Car

Grade audience: Grade 1 - Grade 6

In this activity learners will create their very own race car using recycled and other materials. Learners will also explore the idea of storing energy in an elastic band and how we can use that energy to move their engineered race car forward.

Game Narrative in Detail: Step One, Two, Three

Game Narrative in Detail: Step One, Two, Three

Grade audience: Middle - Grade 12

This tutorial will take a detailed look at the first 3 steps involved in creating a video game narrative and provide the learner with more direction to get started on writing their own narrative.

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Sensory Play with Oobleck!

Grade audience: Grade 1 - Grade 3

We are going to do a fun science experiment that will create a slippery and gooey substance made from cornstarch and water called Oobleck.

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Socializing at a Distance

At a time when much of the world is stuck at home, the need for connection and some semblance of normalcy is incredibly important. Even though many of us can’t get together to enjoy our regular pastimes, there are plenty of ways to recreate those hobbies online. This series will explore some of those workarounds, … Continued

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Pinnguaq at Home: Week 3

Grade audience: Primary - Grade 12

See what Pinnguaq is offering for online learning at home for the week of May 4th to May 8th. May the 4th be with you.

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Recycled Marble Maze

Grade audience: Primary - Grade 3

Learners will explore STEAM education as they craft a marble maze game through a simple process of design, create, build & test.

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Create a Water Filter from Recycled and Natural Materials

Grade audience: Grade 3 - Grade 6

This activity provides an opportunity for learners to investigate problems that exist in the world today, and are challenged to use simple materials to design a solution. Learners will use recycled materials and natural materials found outside, to create a water filter device.

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Construct A Bee Hotel

Grade audience: Grade 1 - Grade 3

In this lesson students will construct a bee hotel to help worker bees find a safe spot to rest during their busy days.