Photo Blogging Challenge – Liquid (October 2019)

So many possibilities for this (and every) month's theme! We all need liquid to live. We also need to be liquid (i.e. flush with cash) to pay our bills! Liquid is also a phase of matter, where particles are free to flow. I got creative exploring various characteristics of matter in the liquid state, things like density, polarity and refraction. This post showcases some of the results.

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Review: Deep Time Walk

A mash up of science, technology and the humanities, the Deep Time Walk app invites the listener on a time travel experience - any time, any where. While walking 4.6 km in the virtual company of a narrator, a scientist and a fool, take an imaginary trip, 4,600 million years back in time, to when the Earth formed. Then with each step, meter-by-million-years forward, it’s an immersive and informative journey to the present day, where the industrial age represents but a hair’s breadth on the geological time scale.

Bringing Beavers Back to the Cross Conservation Area – Site Visit #3

The third round of Calgary Science School student site visits for the beaver re-introduction study at the Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area started Tuesday morning, when 45 grade 8 students arrived via school bus. Set in the rolling foothills south of Calgary and east of the Canadian Rockies, it's a beautiful site. As we …

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Bringing Beavers Back to the Cross Conservation Area – Site Visit #1

Earlier this week I had the privilege and pleasure of accompanying fifty grade 7 students from the Calgary Science School as they headed into the field to collect some baseline observations prior to the reintroduction of beavers to the Pine Creek watershed at the Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area. The Ann and Sandy Cross …

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