The world needs science, and science needs women and girls. Today, just 30 per cent of researchers worldwide are women, and only 35 per cent of all students enrolled in STEM related fields of study are women. Check out these resources below to get involved.
2021 School Events and Awareness Days
Welcome to the 2021 schools event calendar!
Awareness events are an awesome way to get kids, parents and educators involved in meaningful learning! We have aligned each awareness event or day with a package of free curriculum-aligned resources, aimed to get the whole school involved. From Harmony Day to STEM day, you can use these resource to teach lessons that help kids build empathy and make change in their local community.
The digital calendar below can be imported directly into your Google or ical calendars. Or you can click on the image to the left to view and download an A3 Printable version of the calendar, or click here.
If you have any questions regarding the resources aligned to the awareness days below – please drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to assist you.
Here’s to a great new year of learning, stay cool!
Most people will suffer from an oral condition in their lifetimes. WOHD’s mission is to empower people with the tools and knowledge to prevent and control oral diseases such as tooth decay. We have aligned resources below that will educate about the impacts of sugar on your oral health, as well as overall.
World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), on March 21st, is a global awareness day which has been officially observed by the UN since 2012. Down syndrome (or Trisomy 21) is a naturally occurring chromosomal arrangement that has always been a part of the human condition. Check out these great lessons to learn more.
Citizen science is expanding the reach, relevance, and impact of science in almost every area of inquiry; in the field and online; through local and global efforts. CSA brings depth to how citizen science is understood, and shines a light on the integrity and complexity of the practice. Some great unit ideas below.
Earth Day is marked by more than a billion people every year as a day of action to change human behavior and create global, national and local policy changes. Now, the fight for a clean environment continues with increasing urgency, as the ravages of climate change become more and more apparent every day.
The main purpose of World Bee Day events is to spread awareness of the significance of bees and other pollinators for our survival. World Bee Day is an excellent opportunity to put bees at the centre of the national conversation for a day and encourage actions that create more bee-friendly landscapes.