Student Resources

Every Techsploration team student receives a “Student Guide” full of all kinds of helpful information. Your team teachers have a binder which includes a copy of this information – the “participants’ guide”.

This is a list of searchable databases for Canadian colleges and universities:

Campus Starter
School Finder
Canadian Universities and Colleges
Study in Canada

This is a list of approved Apprenticeship Technical Training Providers:

International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators, Local 116, Halifax
Nova Scotia Boatbuilders Association, Halifax
Nova Scotia Community College:

  • Akerley Campus, Dartmouth
  • Bayers Lake, Halifax
  • Burridge Campus, Yarmouth
  • Dartmouth Gate Site, Dartmouth
  • Institute of Technology Campus, Halifax
  • Kingstec Campus, Kentville
  • Marconi Campus, Sydney
  • Pictou Campus, Stellarton
  • Ivany Campus, Dartmouth

This is a list of organizations where the Apprenticeship Training division may grant credit to apprentices who have taken trades-related training:

Nova Scotia High Schools
Memorial Consolidated High School

Nova Scotia High Schools that offer Skilled Trades education
Annapolis West Education Centre
Breton Education Centre
École Beau-Port – Arichat
Eastern Shore District High School
Hants East Rural High School
J.L. lIsley High School
Park View Education Centre
Sackville High School
Shelburne Regional High School

There are also Private Career Colleges in the province that offer trade or trade-related training.

This is a list of other related links:

Aims Education Foundation
Yahoo’s Index of Science Activities suitable for grades K-12
Science Made Simple
Passport to Safety