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Oh So Orderly – July 30th

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First, you will need to download the Oh So Orderly lab manual, which can be found here: Math, the wonderful processes we use everyday whether it is consciously or not! To keep mathematical processes organized, a special order was created. This is known as the Order of Operations! This order ensures that answers of a […]

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Opposites Attract – July 24th

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First, you will need to download the Opposites Attract lab manual, which can be found here: Have you ever shocked yourself turning on a light switch or touching a friend’s arm? Why does this happen? This is the transfer of static electricity at work, specifically, the transfer to electrons, or negatively charged particles, that build […]

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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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To Infinity and Beyond – July 10th

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First, you will need to download the To Infinity and Beyond lab manual, which can be found here: Let’s talk forces. No, not the force in Star Wars or forcing your sibling to watch your favourite show with you. Forces like gravity! Gravity is described in classical mechanics as a force that acts between two […]

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Go With the Flow – July 3rd

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First, you will need to download the Go With the Flow lab manual, which can be found here: Have you turned on a light today? Turned on the TV? Or maybe plugged in a phone to charge? Have you thought of how the electricity travels to power these devices? All of these are powered by […]

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Radiant Rays – July 2nd

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First, you will need to download the Radiant Rays lab manual, which can be found here: Have you ever tried to cook an egg on the sidewalk? Or maybe you watched a video of someone do it online. You (or the person in the video), may have been successful after a loooooong period of time. […]

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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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Space Safety!

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First, you will need to download the Space Safety! lab manual, which can be found here: Astronauts are pretty cool people with even cooler jobs. They explore space! The stars, moons, and planets in our galaxy and beyond. They are required to face a variety of conditions that are different than conditions we encounter on […]

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Learning to Fly

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First, you will need to download the Learning to Fly lab manual, which can be found here: So, it may have been a little while since you last flew on a plane. Or maybe you have never flown in a plane at all! The question I always ask myself when I fly is, “how does […]