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Peter Rautapuro | Ingénieur de systèmesIngénieur de systèmes

Peter Rautapuro

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Job Title
Systems Engineer
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Peter Rautapuro

Space lander

How can we land a model space probe?

Design and build a model space probe.
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How can we land a model space probe?

Alex Himmelman standing outside his office building

Alex Himmelman

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Job Title
Atlantic Director
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Alex Himmelman

Jasraj Chahal | Ingénieure en contrôle des systèmes

Jasraj Chahal

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Job Title
Control System Engineer
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Jasraj Chahal

Blue Jay

Birds: Songbirds

10 images of some birds such as finches, chickadees and cardinals that produce sounds and calls in a musical way
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Birds: Songbirds

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

Swallowtail butterfly

Insects: Part 2

10 images of some animals that have 6 legs and 3 main body parts consisting of a head, thorax and abdomen.
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Insects: Part 2

Ant, showing mandibles

Insects: Part 1

10 images of some animals such as ants and mosquitoes that have 6 legs and 3 main body parts consisting of a head, thorax and abdomen.
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Insects: Part 1

Eagle

Birds: Raptors (Birds of Prey)

5 images of predatory birds that hunt and feed on other animals such as eagles, the Great Horned Owl and vultures
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Birds: Raptors (Birds of Prey)

White Swan

Birds: Aquatic

12 images of some birds such as seagulls, puffins, ducks and Canada Geese that live on or around freshwater or saltwater habitats
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Birds: Aquatic