Pollution

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What is the best way to clean up an oil spill?

What is the best way to clean up an oil spill?

Learn about the properties of materials and the challenges of cleaning up an oil spill in this activity.
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What is the best way to clean up an oil spill?

How does rain become acidic?

How does rain become acidic?

Learn how to make a pH indicator and test water samples.
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How does rain become acidic?

What are the effects of acid rain on rocks?

What are the effects of acid rain on rocks?

Learn about the chemical reaction that happens between acid rain and limestone.
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What are the effects of acid rain on rocks?

How does a wheelbarrow help you carry heavy loads?

How does a wheelbarrow help you carry heavy loads?

In this hands on activity build a wheelbarrow from simple materials to explore just how useful simple machines can be!
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How does a wheelbarrow help you carry heavy loads?

How is food packaged?

How is food packaged?

Take a closer look at food packaging. Explore why and how food is packaged in different ways.
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How is food packaged?

Hamilton, Ontario industrial area with Toronto skyline in the background

What are Greenhouse Gases?

This backgrounder explains what greenhouse gases are and how they contribute to climate change.
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What are Greenhouse Gases?

Plastic drinking straws

We Use a Lot of Plastic

What are microplastics? How are plastics polluting aquatic ecosystems?
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We Use a Lot of Plastic