Scientists have found evidence of a major solar storm that struck Earth more than 2,600 years ago — a finding they say holds relevance today, given how vulnerable some of our modern technology can be to the sun’s activity.
In this activity, students will utilize the StikBot App (Stikbot Studio), an application easily downloadable on Apple and Android products (e.g. Ipads, Iphones, Tablets, etc.) to produce short films using stop motion animation as a form of storytelling in the Grade 7 Understanding Life Systems Unit to support their own inquiry questions. Technology Focus: Zing Stikbot … Continue reading
Have you ever thought about how strange it is that dogs eat these dry, weird smelling bits of food for their entire lives and never get sick of them? This truly is a scientific puzzle and there are many different types of dog food formulas on the market. Some are designed for weight loss, long … Continue reading
This recent article from the Journal of Chemical Education is an excellent overview of accidents that have happened involving flammable liquids. The authors report 164 children and educators have been injured over a 20 year period. The article also provides useful insights into why these accidents occur and measures necessary to prevent them. In my … Continue reading
YES! We are doing another collaborative project in honour of the 2019 International Year of the Periodic Table! February/March 2019 Update We are beginning to receive artwork for each element from Source: 2019 International Year of the Periodic Table Timeline of Elements |
Did you realize that just like certain animals here on Earth, there are endangered elements too? For example, we’re constantly losing helium, a gas that defies gravity and escapes our atmosphere into space.