An edacity program, geekStarter engages students in finding and solving real-world challenges, and building solutions based in emerging STEM fields, such as The project-based learning experience encourages entrepreneurial thinking and includes hands-on workshops and skill building events.
Based in Alberta, geekStarter supports teams’ participation in prestigious competitions where students can share their real-world projects with other young scientists and entrepreneurs, as well as with leaders in STEM. Through emphasis on multi-media presentations and networking, these events provide students with opportunities to celebrate their successes and build a community of peers across Alberta and the world.
WHAT TEACHERS LOVE ABOUT GEEKSTARTER
"The workshops and pre-competition jamborees organized by geekStarter provide intensive learning opportunities
WHAT STUDENTS LOVE ABOUT GEEKSTARTER
“For the last three years, our team has been working on genetically engineering pesticides to help get rid of pesticide pollution in water. As a grade eight student when we first began, I felt very insecure about myself and not really confident in who I was. Taking part in geekStarter really helped me branch out and find people who care.” - Grade 10 student, Calgary
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