NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir are set to make history on Friday when they step outside the International Space Station for the first all-women spacewalk. Watch along here. Source: Watch these NASA astronauts perform the 1st all-female spacewalk | CBC News
A recent investigation, which tested seafood bought in Montreal, found more than a third of samples were not the species of fish advertised. Source: ‘Seafood fraud’ widespread in Canada, says ocean advocacy group | CBC News
This cool site uses easy to understand graphics to explore everyday chemistry and beyond. In particular, the site provides an great summary of the 2019 science-based Nobel prizes (Physics, Chemistry, Medicine/Physiology) that teachers might find useful in their classrooms. Source: Compound Interest Thanks for suggesting this great idea Joanne!!!!!!!!!
In this Classroom Catalyst you will learn how to use Wix, a free website building tool, to allow students to design creative, engaging, and interactive websites using class content. This info is perfect for SBI3U Gr 11 Biology – Evolution. Ana’s project is part of the STAO Connex Technology Enhanced Learning Resources Collection Click here … Continue reading
The following article provides the results of a literature search of radon and its hazards of particular interest to high school science teachers. The article was written by Dave Gervais, chair of STAO’s Safety Committee.
October 4-10 is World Space Week and we hope that you will join us in celebrating the theme of: “The Moon: Gateway to the Stars”. Attached is information about our upcoming astronomy webinars, some of STAO’s related resources which might be helpful in your classroom, and some links to space-related organizations with educational resources for … Continue reading