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Carleton University

Information Technology Volunteer Activities

The Dots

Students learn about how data in computers is stored and transmitted as a series of zeros and ones and complete an activity to represent words and numbers using just these two symbols.

Physics Volunteer Activities

Beaver Dam and Lodge Activity

Students build a beaver dam and lodge to understand what stable structures are and then they test their structure by placing a load on it - something heavy like a brick - and see if the force will make the structure collapse.