Canadian high school science courses behind on climate change, says UBC study – The Globe and Mail

In general, the study found that Canadian curricula does not cover the scientific consensus behind climate change, its impacts or solutions

Source: Canadian high school science courses behind on climate change, says UBC study – The Globe and Mail

Diving Ketchup | Experiments | Steve Spangler Science

Did you know that you can cause a packet of ketchup to rise and fall on command in a bottle of water? People might even think that you have the ability to move objects with your mind! The truth is that you don’t have the gift of telekinesis. You actually just know a really cool science trick! Continue reading

Moon Landing 50th: CBC News takes you inside the landmark mission and its impact | CBC News

Fifty years ago, the Apollo 11 mission took humans to the moon, capturing imaginations worldwide and sparking a new era of discovery. CBC News is looking back this week at the landmark mission, considering its impact on the world today and exploring Canada’s role in the new space economy. Continue reading

Why white horses aren’t bothered by horse-flies – submitted by Joanne O’Meara

Susanne Åkesson, Professor of Evolutionary Ecology at Lund University in Sweden, has been awarded the prestigious Ig Nobel Prize. The prize, which she shares with six other researchers from Hungary and Spain, was presented to them for their discovery that white horses aren’t particularly bothered by blood-sucking horse-flies. Continue reading