Saint-Jacques has set a record for the longest single space flight by a Canadian at 204 days Source: Astronaut David Saint-Jacques returns to Earth, sets Canadian space record – The Globe and Mail
Use science know-how to create a tasty vanilla treat! The Roman emperor, Nero, is credited as the first person to have a type of ice cream made for his meals. Snow was used to freeze fruit drinks that he enjoyed so much. In 1310, Marco Polo helped out as did King Charles I of France … Continue reading
Every summer it seems like there’s that one person who always gets a lot of mosquito bites. But what makes people mosquito magnets?
Wix is a technology tool that allows students to design creative, engaging, and interactive websites using class content. Technology Focus: Website Design using http://www.wix.com Level: This tool provides teachers and students with many simple tutorials that highlight its features. Some prior knowledge of website design is useful, but not required to use this tool. Audience Wix can … Continue reading
Aerogels are the world’s lightest (least dense) solids. They are also excellent thermal insulators and have been used in numerous Mars missions and the Stardust comet particle-return mission. The focus of this video is silica aerogels, though graphene aerogels are now technically the lightest.