Welcome to Aboriginal Access to Engineering, Queen's University

We're Engineers

A series of comic books that contextualize a number of disciplines in engineering for Aboriginal youth.

Hockey & Engineering

A video series profiling Cailtyn Lahonen, a chemical engineering student and starting goalie for the Queen's University women's varsity hockey team.


Engineering Week for Aboriginal Youth provides an introduction to university life on campus for students in grades 7 and 8

What Engineers Do 2015

A revised edition of our very popular What Engineers Do activity book is now available!

Unit Plans for Teachers

Our new Unit Plan, Grade 3 Strong and Stable Structures, is linked to the Ontario Science and Technology Curriculum

For Youth

For Youth

Welcome to Aboriginal Access to Engineering!

We hope you enjoy discovering what a career in engineering looks like, and how exciting it can be!

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About AAE

We are committed to increasing the number of Aboriginal engineers in Canada. By promoting math and science to elementary and high school students, supporting the efforts of their teachers, and enabling access to post-secondary study, we are encouraging more Aboriginal youth to become qualified engineers.

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News & Events

August 15, 2016 / Outreach

This week we took to the road to explore the world of LEGO WeDo 2.0 robotics with campers! We explained the concepts of robots and their applications in the real world.  We then explored how it is possible to construct...

August 2, 2016 / Outreach

It’s the 4th week on the road for us – already half over, can’t believe it! This past week we worked with the campers to explore the power of the sun. Together we discussed the concepts of the sun's renewable energy,...

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