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Quantum Leaps 2021 was a Huge Success and Here’s Why!

  Just when we thought another online conference might turn us into the mind blown emoji…Quantum Leaps surprised us all! In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2021, KAST was thrilled to hold Quantum Leaps: Girls…
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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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East Kootenay Girl Wins Grade 8 Kootenay Contraption Contest Class Prize

Today we are very excited to highlight Carly Beck, a Grade 8 student from Fernie, who participated in the Kootenay Contraption Contest with her teacher Mr. Preston from Fernie Secondary School.  Carly is the kind of person who is busy with…

Nelson takes Home Three Wins at this Year’s Kootenay Contraption Contest

Today, we are announcing not two...but three class winners from Nelson! Apparently, we have a lot of big thinkers here. The Kootenay Contraption Contest 2020’s challenge was to think about a challenge kids and educators are facing at school…
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Meet Sage, Slocan Valley Grade 6 Kootenay Contraption Contest Class Prize Winner

Sage is a Slocan Valley student who loves downhill biking , nature and being outdoors and listening to punk music! Sage participated in the Kootenay Contraption Contest with other students from W.E. Graham Community School in Slocan. His teacher,…
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Nakusp Kootenay Contraption Contest Winners Invent Solutions with a Robot Named Suzie and a Peanut-Free Food Vending Machine

Over the next five days, we will be announcing the classroom winners of our Kootenay Contraption Contest and the communities they’re from. Today, we are thrilled to feature the two winners from Nakusp, BC a community that has been super involved…