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Elaine Robichaud hiking with view of Lake from top of a mountain

Elaine Robichaud

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Hydrology Engineer
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Elaine Robichaud

Jean Paquin outside

Jean Paquin

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Water Resources Analyst Engineer at Rio Tinto
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Jean Paquin

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Krista Pooley

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Environmental Assessment Coordinator
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Krista Pooley

Gold in a piece of quartz from Manitoba

Mines and Mining

Learn about mines and mining in Canada and discover how aluminium is mined and refined.
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Mines and Mining

Student uses a pipet to extract DNA with other students looking on.

Fish Market Survey

Senior biology students use a DNA barcoding kit to test local grocery store fish samples, and discover if the fish they bought is mislabeled and part of food fraud!
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Fish Market Survey

An image showing the symbol, atomic number and relative atomic mass of sodium. Sodium’s symbol is Na, its atomic number is 11 and its relative atomic mass is approximately 22.99.  Image © istockphoto.com/3dalia

Na Na Na Na (Hey Hey Hey) Sodium!

Sodium is a useful chemical element. You consume it as table salt regularly. Learn about salt mining, sodium uses, and what problems too much sodium can cause.
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Na Na Na Na (Hey Hey Hey) Sodium!

Aerial of Gas well Marcellus Shale Formation in northern West Virginia

What is Fracking?

The fracking process gets natural gases out of rocks. This process can have effects on freshwater, water quality and even earthquakes!
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What is Fracking?

Train oil cars

How is oil moved from one place to another?

This backgrounder explains the four main ways that oil is moved over land and water.
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How is oil moved from one place to another?

How does water move up a plant?

How does water move up a plant?

Do an experiment with celery to learn about the structures that help plants take up water.
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How does water move up a plant?

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?

Lucy Erickson | Science Communications Manager, Marine Stewardship Council/MSC

Lucy Erickson

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Science Communications Manager
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Lucy Erickson