Eclipses, new spacecraft and moon visits: What’s ahead in space in 2019 | CBC News

When it comes to space, 2018 was a pretty exciting year: SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launched successfully, InSight landed on Mars and Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques arrived on the International Space Station. The year ahead looks to be no less exciting.

Source: Eclipses, new spacecraft and moon visits: What’s ahead in space in 2019 | CBC News

The fascinating science of bubbles, from soap to champagne – TED Talks

In this whimsical talk and live demo, scientist Li Wei Tan shares the secrets of bubbles — from their relentless pursuit of geometric perfection to their applications in medicine and shipping, where designers are creating more efficient vessels by mimicking the bubbles created by swimming penguins. Learn more about these mathematical marvels and tap into the magic hidden in the everyday world.

Five-Minute Safety Inspection – submitted by Flinn Scientific Canada

Our “Five-Minute Safety Equipment Inspection” can be used to quickly and easily evaluate the readiness of laboratory safety equipment. According to the OSHA Laboratory Standard, safety equipment should be checked on a regular basis. It is a good policy to document all safety inspections. If problems are found, repairs should be made promptly.

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How to Create an Interactive Board using MERGE Cube – submitted by Sandra Gambarotto

Interactive boards are part of students’ learning experience, what teachers put on the walls of the classroom or hallways can make or break a student’s understanding of a certain concept. Everything that is displayed should add value to students’ learning. Edutopia has a list of Dos and Don’ts of Classroom Decorations that you can refer to when designing bulletin boards. This is my experience in designing my first interactive board using QR codes and MergeCube. Check out the source below for more details Continue reading

Slime Art | Science Experiments | Steve Spangler Science

How to make Art from Slime

We all know that playing with slime is one of the best things in the world.  But, what do you do when you’re done.  You can put it into a zip-lock bag and save it for later, or you can make Slime Art.  What exactly is Slime Art?  Well, once you leave slime out to dry it will turn into an amazing piece or sculpture.

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