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Lucy Erickson | Gestionnaire des communications scientifiques pour le Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)

Lucy Erickson

Job Title
Science Communications Manager
Lucy Erickson is the Science Communications Manager for the Marine Stewardship Council/MSC.
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Lucy Erickson

Clothing4Climate header image illustration and logo

Clothing4Climate

In this project students explore how clothing impacts the the environment.
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Clothing4Climate

Image of a river running through a Boreal forest

Resources on the Environment

Resource page including articles and career profiles related to the environment.
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Resources on the Environment

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

Elaine Robichaud

Job Title
Hydrology Engineer
Elaine Robichaud is a Hydrology Engineer for Hydro-Quebec.
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Elaine Robichaud

Jean Paquin outside

Jean Paquin

Job Title
Water Resources Analyst Engineer at Rio Tinto
Jean Paquin is a Water Resources Analyst Engineer at Rio Tinto for Rio Tinto.
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Jean Paquin

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

Photo de Krista Pooley

Krista Pooley

Job Title
Environmental Assessment Coordinator
Krista Pooley is an Environmental Assessment Coordinator for the Government of Canada.
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Krista Pooley

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

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?

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?

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!

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?