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Unit C: Investigating Matter and Energy in Living Systems

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Daniel Meister

Career Profiles

Master's Student, Kinesiology

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Jose Chiriboga (he/him)

Career Profiles

Senior Scientific Support Associate

With my team, I create and deliver training programs to explain how our products can be used to support scientific research and innovation.
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Dr. Paula Littlejohn (she/her)

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow

I research problems that affect peoples’ health, specifically in children.
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Dr. Harpreet Kochhar

Career Profiles

President, Public Health Agency of Canada

I am the head of the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).
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Yetong Dong

Career Profiles

Research Assistant/Graduate Student

I am studying to become a scientific researcher.
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Plant Pigments


Why are there so many colours of plants? Learn about plant pigments and their role in plants.

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Tropisms in Plants


Learn about the different ways that plants move in response to their environments.

Plant Cells with Visible Chloroplasts

Specialized Cells of the Leaf System


Learn about the structure and function of the cells in leaves.

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Light & Plants


Learn about the process of photosynthesis and how it is affected by light levels.

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Go for the Gold with STEM

STEM Explained

Learn about how STEM powers the Winter Olympics.

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Introduction to Homeostasis and Regulation


Learn about homeostasis and how the body regulates temperature, blood pressure, blood pH and blood sugar.

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How Animals Digest Their Food


Learn about how different animals digest their foods and the organs of their digestive systems.

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Respiratory System in Vertebrate Animals


Learn about how different animals breathe, from fish to humans.

Embryonic stem cells

Resources on Stem Cells

STEM Explained

Resource page including articles and career profiles related to stem cells.

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Helping Patients through Drug Discovery

STEM Explained

Learn how researchers from Amgen are developing new drugs for cancer.