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Want to explore the deep sea? The secret is robots!!
Michelle Campbell Mekarski
Canada Science and Technology Museum
Jul 19, 2019
Pitch darkness, near freezing temperatures, horrifyingly scary see-through monsters, and the weight of a couple hundred elephants crushing you to death. The bottom of the ocean is not exactly an easy place for humans to explore. But that doesn’t mean that we can just ignore the depths! The ocean is one of the final frontiers of exploration on Earth, and robots are the key to exploring and preserving it.
Innovative math teacher brings war history to life through math
Ingenium – Canada's Museums of Science and Technology
Jun 27, 2019
Imagine a math class that involves remote-controlled planes, a museum of world-class aircraft, and a poignant connection to an important military mission from the Second World War. That’s exactly what Grade 11 math students at Lisgar Collegiate Institute get to experience, thanks to a unique museum-school collaboration between Lisgar and the Canada Aviation and Space Museum. Math teacher Robert Tang has created the Dambuster Math Summative, an innovative full-day program connecting math to
The Spanish Flu: Honouring Canada’s lost voices through digital storytelling
Northview Heights Secondary School
Jun 10, 2019
“Coordination, Capacity-Building, and Communication.” Not only is this the title for the Northview Heights students’ award-winning digital storytelling submission for the Recovering Canada contest about the Spanish Influenza; it also describes how we worked as a classroom community to put our entire project together. The educational approach Located in North York, Ontario, Northview Heights Secondary School is a culturally and ethnically-diverse school where many students study in specialized