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Cluster 4: Exploring the Solar System

Lenny and Lexie wearing eclipse glasses

Lenny and Lexie Get Ready for a Solar Eclipse

Hands-on Activities

Help Lenny and Lexie get ready for a solar eclipse using your unplugged coding skills.

A family watches an eclipse

Eclipse Watching

Hands-on Activities

Things to do on solar eclipse day!

Child using box eclipse viewer

Three Ways to Make a Solar Eclipse Viewer

Hands-on Activities

Safely view a solar eclipse by making and using a pinhole solar eclipse viewer.

Headshot of David Saint-Jacques

Let's Talk Space Rocks Resources

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Discover a set of resources to introduce you to the world of space rocks

SuperDARN radar station

Observing and Predicting Space Weather in Canada

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Learn about how Canadian scientists observe and predict space weather.

Annular solar eclipse taken by a solar optical telescope

Get Ready for a Total Solar Eclipse!

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Learn all about solar eclipses.

Solar corona

Introducing the Sun

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Learn the basics of the star we call the Sun.

Lunar eclipse

The Earth Moon System

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Answers to some common questions about Earth’s Moon.

Telescope under construction

Seeing the Universe with the James Webb Telescope

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Learn about the James Webb telescope and Canada’s role in the mission.

Lunar lander floating above the moon, with the Earth in the background

Let's Talk Space Exploration Resources

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Discover a set of resources to develop background knowledge on the topic of space exploration.

portrait de Anastasiia Prysyazhnyuk

Anastasiia Prysyazhnyuk

Career Profiles

Science and Innovation Lead, Health Beyond Initiative

I explore ways in which science and technology can provide solutions to healthcare problems in space and on Earth.
Cameron Dickenson

Cameron Dickinson

Career Profiles

Senior Engineer, Space Exploration

I work on sensors and camera technology for use on planetary exploration missions.
Katie Harris essayant une combinaison spatiale de simulation au Centre européen des astronautes.

Katie Harris (she/her)

Career Profiles

Medical Student/Prospective Aerospace Medicine Specialist

I am working towards a career as an aerospace medicine specialist - a doctor who works with astronauts and keeps them healthy for long missions!
Yuri Gagarin Capsule and space suit

Human Spaceflight: The First 50 Years

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A history of the first 50 years of human space flight.

Mosaic of the Valles Marineris hemisphere of Mars projected into point perspective

Let's Talk Mars Resources

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Discover a set of resources to get you up to speed on the discussion surrounding Mars