WHMIS 2015 and Consumer Products

What are the Labelling Requirements for Consumer Products in 2017?

WHMIS 2015 covers a wide range of hazardous chemicals and substances (called “controlled products”), including everyday chemical products found in workplaces, such as cleaning supplies, adhesives and solvents. Continue reading

Untangling the Cosmos Symposium – CIFAR and Ontario Science Centre

Colleagues, This may interest you.
Join CIFAR and the Ontario Science Centre on May 17, 2017 for a symposium that will take you on a journey to unravel some of the greatest secrets of the universe. Moderated by Jay Ingram, the symposium will feature leading Canadian and international researchers in astronomy and cosmology. Through plenary talks and panel discussions with the audience, they will discuss major recent breakthroughs in our understanding of the properties of and forces in the universe, and explore areas where research is pushing the boundaries to answer some of astronomy’s deepest questions.

This event is open to the public. For educators, please note that this event aligns with Grade 9 and 12 science curricula. It will feature how researchers are generating new knowledge about fundamental concepts in astronomy, including the origins of the universe and evolution of stars, how they are uncovering new areas of scientific investigation, and the new techniques and technologies that are providing a more thorough understanding of the universe.

This event is an affiliate event of Innovation 150, celebrating ideas, ingenuity and innovation for Canada’s 150th year.

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Canadian Institute for Advanced Research
CIFAR.CA

Secrets of the X chromosome – Robin Ball, TED-Ed

The sequence of DNA that we inherit from our parents encodes directions for making our cells and giving us specific traits. Identical twins have the same DNA sequence, so how can one twin end up with a genetic disorder while the other twin does not? Robin Ball explains how the secret lies in X chromosome inactivation.

Lesson by Robin Ball, animation by Anton Trofimov.