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Exploring the World of Physics Symposium 2020

Exploring the World of Physics 2020 Symposium

- A unique opportunity for students to meet real scientists.
- An open door to real scientists who talk about their work, career and how they solve real-world problems.
- All in an online format easily accessible to all across Canada!
- For whom? Grades 10-12 students, teachers and educators
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Exploring the World of Physics 2020 Symposium

Eric and his rocket

ScienceXplosion - The Era of the Air Pump

On this episode of ScienceXplosion, Eric makes a bottle rocket.
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ScienceXplosion - The Era of the Air Pump

Brittany Marchand | Golfeuse professionnelle LPGA

Brittany Marchand

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Professional Golfer
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Brittany Marchand

Teenage boys arm wrestling at school

Arm Wrestling and Torque

Arm wrestling isn’t just a test of strength. It’s also a test of how well you understand torque.
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Arm Wrestling and Torque

Construction vehicles use hydraulics. Image © Djahan, iStockPhoto.com

Hydraulics 101

Hydraulics power many of the large machines you see around you.
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Hydraulics 101

A group of teens riding bicycles. Image © FatCamera, iStockphoto.com

How Can Understanding Physics Help Me Go Faster on My Bike?

You don’t have to pedal harder to go faster. You just have to understand a little bit about dynamics, gravitational force and friction!
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How Can Understanding Physics Help Me Go Faster on My Bike?

A man powers a drone with a remote control. Image © Bestgreenscreen, iStockphoto.com

It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's... a Drone!

Drones are very cool and very useful aircraft! This resource explains how drones stay in flight, and outlines some of their uses.
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It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's... a Drone!

AeroVelo's winning flight

The Hovering Human

Learn how a team of Canadian engineers used Bernoulli’s Principle to design a human-powered helicopter. It set a world record for human-powered hovering flight!
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The Hovering Human

Wingsuit flying over Massachusetts

Soaring for Sport

Ever dreamed if overcoming gravity and flying away? Using aerodynamics, wingsuit jumpers get as close to flight as humanly possible.
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Soaring for Sport

How can I make a bottle rocket?

How can I make a bottle rocket?

Use a pop bottle and other everyday materials to create a rocket that you can launch outdoors.
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How can I make a bottle rocket?

How can I build a rollercoaster?

How can I build a rollercoaster?

Try your hand at building a “super coaster” using materials around your home.
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How can I build a rollercoaster?

How can you lift a marble off a table without touching it with your hands?

How can you lift a marble off a table without touching it with your hands?

Is it magic? No - it’s physics! Use circular motion to overcome the force of gravity and amaze your family!
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How can you lift a marble off a table without touching it with your hands?

Which materials bounce?

Which materials bounce?

Balls go up and down. But what makes for a good ball? Find out by exploring which materials bounce.
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Which materials bounce?

The planet Mars

What is your weight on another planet?

Do you weigh the same on Jupiter as you do on Earth? Learn to calculate your weight on a different planet.
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What is your weight on another planet?