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Brain Buster Virtual Quiz

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

Biology

Fight or Flight? The Science of Stress - Virtual

Students will explore what happens in their nervous system, endocrine system and circulatory system when their brain detects stressful situations.
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Fight or Flight? The Science of Stress - Virtual

Biology

Storytime - Microscope Fun

Read "Greg's Microscope" and learn about microscopes by building your own.
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Storytime - Microscope Fun

Health Sciences

Storytime - Washing Your Hands

Read "My Hero is You" and learn about germs and the importance of washing your hands.
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Storytime - Washing Your Hands

Health Sciences

Viral Vaccines SARS-CoV-2

Students learn about pandemics, coronaviruses and vaccines and then design a vaccine using information on the SARS-CoV-2 virus structure.
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Viral Vaccines SARS-CoV-2

Biology

Brain and Neurons

Students will learn about some important structures found in the human body’s nervous system along with their functions.
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Brain and Neurons

Biology

Circulatory System (Grade 10)

Students complete a modification of the blood role play through the heart that the national office developed years ago.
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Circulatory System (Grade 10)

Biology

Digestive System (Grade 5)

Students model how food travels through our digestive system and do a digestive system art work.
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Digestive System (Grade 5)

Biology

Digestive System (Grade 10)

Students model the digestive system, learning about some of the digestive enzymes and physiology along the way.
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Digestive System (Grade 10)

Biology

Skeletal System

Learn about the skeletal system and how it applies to movement and our bones.
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Skeletal System

Health Sciences

Amazing Race Personal Genomics

Students go through a pipeline of some of the tasks needed to be done for a patient to get their genome sequenced from point A, all the way to point B where the patient will receive their personalized treatment.
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Amazing Race Personal Genomics

Biology

Fingerprints (Virtual kit drop-off)

Make a hand stencil, then record your fingerprints with graphite and examine them up close to learn about your unique fingerprints.
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Fingerprints (Virtual kit drop-off)

Psychology

Pipe Cleaner Neuron (Virtual kit drop-off)

Learn about the importance of neurons and create a cell body and neuron model out of pipe cleaners.
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Pipe Cleaner Neuron (Virtual kit drop-off)

Health Sciences

A Model Hand (Virtual kit drop-off)

Create a model of your hand, with bones, knuckles, ligaments and tendons using paper, straw bits and string.
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A Model Hand (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