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Lunar Rover Research Challenge Winners Complete their Mission

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February 2, 2024

Hear from the winners of the Lunar Rover Research Challenge and their experience in driving a lunar prototype.
Bonnie Schmidt

These young Canadians are pushing the boundaries of science

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The Current with Matt Galloway meets two young scientists who are inventing the future for the benefit of others.
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N.S. students win chance to drive lunar rover here on Earth

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Toronto students drive Canadian lunar rover prototype headed for moon exploration

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Nurturing climate heroes

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Philanthropy and strategic partnerships ensure access to Let’s Talk Science programs. Read the Globe and Mail article.
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Numbers, formulas, theorems – oh my!

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What do you remember about learning math as a child? Do any specific experiences stand out for you?
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Explore living creatures outside this summer

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The summer months are upon us and along with longer days and warm weather, summer provides an opportunity to get outside and engage with the world around us. Let’s Talk Science offers numerous fun activities to get youth outside and engaged in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
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It’s time to rethink STEM education

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It’s rare to see almost complete agreement on anything these days, but a recent poll by Let’s Talk Science found that 95% of adults believe that it is important or very important for youth to have a good STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education for future work and to help them make good decisions as citizens about the country’s future.
Dr. Daniel Heath

Who’s been here before us? How eDNA is providing answers

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Who’s been here before us? Scientists are increasingly using environmental DNA (eDNA) to answer that question.
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Let’s talk mental health literacy

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It is important to promote positive mental health and education on mental health and mental illnesses. Nearly everyone will have challenges with their mental health at some point, but not everyone will experience a mental illness.
Daniel Sinnett

Four letters that save lives: A, C, G & T

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Diagnosing a rare disease is often a long and confusing journey for patients and families. About 25 per cent of patients wait five to 30 years for a diagnosis, up to 40 per cent are misdiagnosed, and some 50 per cent are never diagnosed at all.
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Recognizing signs of child and youth mental distress: A guide for parents and caregivers

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The pandemic has been hard and stressful on many. Despite the common view that children and youth are inherently resilient, they too have suffered.
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Exploring stem cells and engaging the next generation of Canadian scientists

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What if treatments for rare and chronic diseases such as type 1 diabetes and Alzheimer’s could be found within our own bodies?
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Climate change and youth mental health: What we can do

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Climate change can be a scary topic. As a middle school science teacher, I felt ready to teach students about climate change. What I was not prepared for was the strong emotional reactions of my students.
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Decoding Lentils

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Most of us understand the truth in the saying ‘You are what you eat.’ But the food you choose can also be healthy for the environment.