Virtual STEM Fair: June 8, 2021
World Ocean Day

Build Solutions. Inspire Change. Leave a Legacy.

Engage your students in Grades 3–8 to participate in Savvas Learning Company’s World Ocean Day event! Join us for an exciting lineup of live virtual sessions. Inspire students to consider a future career in science, technology, engineering, and math by participating in conversations with prominent professionals about their STEM Careers, experiencing hands-on STEM lessons and activities, and finding solutions to local or global problems using our free STEM support resources.

HOW IT WORKS: Teachers register, then project the presentation or share the link with students. You will have access to all of the sessions for the entire day!

Register for the June 8th Virtual STEM Fair Day 


Featured Speakers and Sessions

Shannon Petree

9:30-10:00am ET STEM Activity
If Water Has Memory, Then What Does That Mean For Our Oceans?
Speaker: Shannon Petree


Rachel LeCates

10:30am-11:00am ET Career Connection
Let's Talk Turtles!
Speaker: Rachel LeCates, Sea Turtle Conservation, Inc.


Michael Comer

1:00-1:30am ET STEM Activity
What makes the oceans move?
Speaker: Michael Comer


Michael Padilla

2:00-2:40pm ET STEM Activity 
Experimenting with Paper Folding
Speaker: Michael Padilla






Mars Explorers Wanted

On-Demand Summer
Space Camp

Come blast off and launch a lifelong love of all things space and science with Janet's Planet Virtual Astronaut Camp, a camp that creates out of this world engagement with Janet and her team of educators and experts. Each day brings a new mission. You'll Zoom with an astronaut, a pilot, a scientist, a Mars rover specialist, and a mathemagical Genius! You'll have astronaut challenges and hands-on science experiences that will test your budding astronaut skills. Most of all virtual campers will have the opportunity to explore, learn and get a daily dose of science and space that will boost confidence in their STEAM abilities.

Pre-Launch Registration starts soon!


Make it local. Take it Global.

Visit our website for free STEM support resources to use before, during, or after the on-demand Virtual STEM Fair experience. Design a Bridge, an earthquake safe building, or a water purification system. The resources on our Experience STEM site provides an opportunity to look at local issues and take it further to global solutions. Use some of the ideas generated to join in the STEM Fair Challenge!

STEM Support Resources

STEM Challenge


On-Demand STEM Fair Sessions 

April 22, 2021 10:30 AM EST - April 22, 2021 11:00 AM EST

Shoot for the Moon

Set audacious goals and work towards them! This is what we need to do right now to address biodiversity loss and the climate crisis. This strategy also led to some fun adventures and a rewarding career for Dr. MacIntyre. Share her journey to becoming a scientist, an astronaut candidate, and a science communicator encouraging people of all ages to take climate action.

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Speaker: Dr. Olathe MacIntyre

Dr. Olathe MacIntyre was among the final 72 astronaut candidates out of 3772 applicants with the Canadian Space Agency in 2017. Her B.Sc. in biology at Dalhousie University and research at a wastewater-treatment greenhouse led her to study biological life-support systems for space exploration. After working as an onboard marine biologist in Alaska for two years, she completed her M.Sc. in space science at the International Space University in France. She participated in a microgravity flight in France and two analogue Mars missions at the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah. An internship at the world-class Controlled Environment Systems Research Facility at the University of Guelph led to a Ph.D. in environmental sciences. Her thesis explored the implications of low-pressure conditions for plant-microbe interactions in a Lunar or Martian greenhouse. This was followed by a postdoctoral fellowship in water and wastewater treatment in First Nations communities. Dr. MacIntyre is currently a staff scientist with Canada’s second-largest science centre, Science North, where she helps inspire the next generation of scientists through space exploration and taking climate action.


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Career Connection sessions are facilitated by leaders from the following organizations.

Sea Turtle Inc.
Inspector Planet
Listen Up
Legends of Learning
Twin Pops
Janie Bynum
Janet's Planet

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