Engineering

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Information Technology

Brain Buster Virtual Quiz

Students participate in a series of exciting virtual quizzes.
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Brain Buster Virtual Quiz

Physics

High Flyers

Students explore various aspects of flight and apply their knowledge by designing and testing paper planes.
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High Flyers

Physics

Make Your Own Bottled Music

Students see how different amounts of air and water in a space can change the way we hear sounds.
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Make Your Own Bottled Music

Physics

Make a "Coat Hanger Walkman"

Students explore the science of sound by creating their own "Walkman" which transmits vibrations through a piece of string.
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Make a "Coat Hanger Walkman"

Engineering

Bridges, Strong and Stable Structures - Virtual Outreach

Students will get to learn about what a structure is and what materials can be used to build a strong and stable bridge.
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Bridges, Strong and Stable Structures - Virtual Outreach

Engineering

Bridges (Grade 7)

Students are introduced to form and function of structures and then build a bridge given certain limitations.
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Bridges (Grade 7)

Engineering

Cylinders and Shapes (Grade 3)

Students use paper and build different shaped columns, test them for strength, and are then challenged to make 4 columns using only paper that will hold the most weight.
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Cylinders and Shapes (Grade 3)

Information Technology

Trip To Mars

This activity consists of coding and engineering/physics problems that students go through on how to launch a rocket and get to Mars.
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Trip To Mars

Physics

Pompom Poppers and Catapults (Virtual kit drop-off)

Learn about forces by building a pompom popper and catapult.
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Pompom Poppers and Catapults (Virtual kit drop-off)

Physics

Harmonicas (Virtual kit drop-off)

Students will build a makeshift harmonica out of paper, popsicle sticks and toothpicks.
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Harmonicas (Virtual kit drop-off)

Engineering

Flight Challenge (Virtual kit drop-off)

Build, launch and test a glider made of paper, a straw and an elastic.
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Flight Challenge (Virtual kit drop-off)

Engineering

Bridges (Virtual kit drop-off)

Design and build a bridge using given materials that spans at least 30 cm and is strong enough to not compress under one book.
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Bridges (Virtual kit drop-off)

Information Technology

Ask A Scientist

A virtual interview with a scientist where volunteers lead an interactive session about themselves, their interest in science, their career path, etc.
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Ask A Scientist

Physics

Let's Talk Forces & Motion

Students learn about forces that act on an object, specifically the forces that cause an object to move, and build their own catapult and balancing robot.
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Let's Talk Forces & Motion

Astronomy & Space Science

Exploration Mars - Virtual

In this workshop, students will learn about and experience the challenges of Space Exploration using un-manned space probes, with specific focus on exploring Mars.
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Exploration Mars - Virtual