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Infection Protection – July 22nd

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First, you will need to download the Infection Protection lab manual, which can be found here: Germs, oh my! Or correctly called bacteria and viruses. There are many types of bacteria and viruses, but the ones that make us sick are known as pathogens. These foreign invaders, things we do not want to enter our […]

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Hang on for Zeer Life – July 7th

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First, you will need to download the Hang on for Zeer Life lab manual, which can be found here: With summer now in session, you may be visiting a few lakes or pools. Some of these large bodies of water, in particular, are rather cold even on the hottest days! Why could this be? Water […]

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A Few Screws Loose

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First, you will need to download the A Few Loose Screws lab manual, which can be found here: Let’s take it back a few (hundred) years and consider the technology present. Now, you may be thinking, “Hey, I thought my new phone only came out last month? What do you mean they had technology hundreds […]

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Use That Noggin’!

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First, you will need to download the Use That Noggin’! lab manual, which can be found here: In episode 27, Don’t Be A-Freud of Psych, we discussed psychology as the study of the brain and behaviour. But what does our brain look like? And how does it have control of our entire body? This episode […]

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Lose Your Cool

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First, you will need to download the Lose Your Cool lab manual, which can be found here: It’s almost July, and things are heating up in many places across the world! This temperature increase is due to a number of factors, but how does the heat stick around? This episode will explore radiation and the […]

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Soil Searchers

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First, you will need to download the Soil Searchers lab manual, which can be found here: Are you guilty of assuming that sweet soil growing your fruit and vegetables is just nasty dirt? We all may be! The distinction between soil and dirt can be difficult, but they are actually two very different things. This […]

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Cloud in a Jar

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First, you will need to download the Cloud in a Jar lab manual, which can be found here: We explored states of matter in our activity Crystal Paint, specifically how those states of matter can change. In this activity, we will determine whether or not those state changes are reversible or non-reversible. If you were […]

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Exceptional Eco-Columns

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First, you will need to download the Exceptional Eco-Columns lab manual, which can be found here: A few episodes prior, we were exploring systems. An ecosystem is a type of system that houses living, or biotic, and non-living, or abiotic, things. These could include squirrels, trees, and rocks, for example. Each component of an ecosystem […]

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When EYES Gives You Lemons

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First, you will need to download the When EYES Gives You Lemons lab manual, which can be found here: Let’s talk about mixtures and solutions. What is the difference anyway? Well, a mixture is a combination of two or more substances. The important thing about mixtures is that you can see the different substances! For […]