WHAT: Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society’s Teacher’s Day Event WHEN: Tuesday June 6th, 8 am to 5:30 pm WHERE: Hilton Toronto Downtown, Toronto, ON HOW: Cost is $10, registration required,
The contest is to have students design an elemental tile for each of the four newly named elements, nihonium (Nh), moscovium (Mc), tennessine (Ts) and oganesson (Og). Voting for the winning tiles We are now down to the final four! During the month of May, we will have an online vote to decide which of … Continue reading
Who would’ve thought that the science of dissolving pills is so cool. Check out this amazing video and the accompanying Wired article
On April 26, the Cassini spacecraft flew closer to Saturn than ever before — between the gap that separates the planet from its rings. Since then, Cassini has been transmitting dozens of images of Saturn’s surface. Here, NASA has compiled all the images into one, incredible video that reveals exactly what Cassini saw. One of … Continue reading
The Italian scientist, Galileo Galilei, created one of the first thermometers in the late 1500s. It was a rather simple apparatus involving a long thin tube, open at one end, and a pan of water. Students can replicate this experiment, demonstrating the principle that air expands when heated.
Introduction Flour is an ingredient that is found in most kitchens and used regularly for baking and cooking. Consequently, it is considered safe, and people do not regard the potential hazards. In reality, flour and dust explosions are extremely dangerous, and reducing the risk of such an explosion is a major concern to the agriculture … Continue reading