Actua: Connecting Science and Community
In this episode of the Root & STEM podcast, Matt Roy and Kim Pilgrim share their experiences travelling to remote and Indigenous communities as STEM camp instructors for Actua. They explain the ways in which they connect the camp and its learning experiences to each specific community to give kids a sense of relevance and familiarity in what they learn. They also describe the importance of having elders and role models give guidance to the youth of their community. Lastly, they touch on the progress campers make over their time with Actua.