University of Waterloo professor uses her newfound fame to encourage new generations to share her passion Continue reading
“We’ve told you before that there really isn’t any evidence that animals consume mind-altering substances because they feel good to them. This makes it appear that the fondness for psychoactive drugs is, pretty…human. What is it about our species that makes us so attracted to these substances?”
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STAO2020 is excited to announce the reveal of the new STAO2020 logo! With this reveal, our extreme gratitude goes out to our designer, Tatijana Vukovic. Tatijana is a former student of our STAO2020 Speaker Committee Co-Chair, Christian Cepeda. Click on the link below to read find out more about Tatijana!
Well done Tatijana. Thank you so much for your efforts in helping STAO/APSO promote science education in Ontario!
Keep the dates: March 26 and 27, 2020
The following link provides a classroom activity that illustrates how a population can change to adapt to a changing food source. Students use utensils such as clothespins to model how animals obtain food. A variation of this activity was shared by David and David with their colleagues at UofT Faculty of Education. Continue reading
This useful video provides practical advice on the safe use of a Van De Graaf generator.
Farting is hilarious and gross and everyone is doing it so why can’t we talk about the science of it?! Flatulence, passing gas, cutting the cheese, toots… whatever you call it, it’s natural and here’s how it works. Continue reading