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Strand C: Planetary science (Science of the Solar System)

Light meter in front of solar eclipse

Learning About Lux: Light and Solar Eclipses


Students will observe, measure, record and graph light levels during a real or simulated solar eclipse.

Earth with ruler

3 Part Math Task - Modeling a Total Solar Eclipse


Students will learn about the size and position of the Sun, moon and Earth during a solar eclipse using a 3-Part Math Task.

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Dominique Poulin

Career Profiles

Mission Scientist

I am in charge of a mission whose goal is to acquire data from space, to monitor water quality in coastal areas and inland waters (e.g. algae).
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.

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Let's Talk Space Rocks Resources


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

Close up of the Sun’s surface

Solar Storms: Exploring the Sun's Explosive Outbursts


Learn about solar storms and how they impact Earth.

SuperDARN radar station

Observing and Predicting Space Weather in Canada


Learn about how Canadian scientists observe and predict space weather.

Silhouette of person in front of aurora

Auroras: Spectacular Light Shows


Learn about auroras - spectacular light shows in the night sky.

Annular solar eclipse taken by a solar optical telescope

Get Ready for a Total Solar Eclipse!


Learn all about solar eclipses.

Sun magnetic field lines

The Magnetic Sun


Did you know that the Sun, like Earth, has magnetic field? This field affects our planet and our solar system! Let’s learn more about how it works.

Solar corona

Introducing the Sun


Learn the basics of the star we call the Sun.

portrait de Steve Lawrence

Steve Lawrence

Career Profiles

Sales Manager

As sales manager for Eos Positioning in Canada, I work with the Sales Reps, Marketing and Production.
Lunar lander floating above the moon, with the Earth in the background

Let's Talk Space Exploration Resources


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