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Kootenay Girls will take a Quantum Leap into Science & Technology on International Women’s Day

Quantum Leaps: Girls in STEAM and Leadership Conference is a virtual and FREE event for all girls in the Kootenay Boundary in grades 8 to 12. Organized by GLOWS (the Kootenay Association for Science & Technology’s youth program), this…
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Nelson Girl Guide Wins 2020 Kootenay Contraption Contest with the “Distract Be Gone” Hat

Emily McCandlish is a problem solver. It was clear from the moment our judges reviewed her contraption that we reached a kid who understood the purpose of the Kootenay Contraption Contest and delivered a contraption that clearly and simply answered…
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Enter the 2020 Kootenay Contraption Contest for a chance to win these amazing prizes!

One of the reasons the Kootenay Contraption Contest exists is because we know that some of the best ideas come from the youth in our region. We set out to find prizes for the 2020 contest that are just as inspiring as the contraptions they will…
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First Ever Kootenay Pitch Competition to be Held at Nelson Innovation Centre

Nelson, B.C. - For the first time in Kootenay history, entrepreneurs and startups from across the region will go head to head in the first ever Kootenay Pitch Competition at the Nelson Innovation Centre, hosted by KAST (Kootenay Association…
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Free Robot Week for Students and Families interested in Robotics

GLOWS is thrilled to be partnering with Live It to bring you Discovery Foundation Robot Week virtually from June 15-19, 2020! Students, educators and families from around the Kootenays (and beyond) will learn how to build, design and program…
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GLOWS Technology Programs for Youth Return to KAST!

GLOWS technology programs, an important Selkirk College youth initiative, is coming back under the Kootenay Association for Science and Technology (KAST) umbrella with some exciting upcoming events and programming. GLOWS (Growing & Learning…