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Mathematics, Science and Technology

Hurricane Season: The Eye of the Storm

Each year, many hurricanes (or cyclones) occur on our planet, especially between June 1st and November 30th. Some of them make landfall on coastal regions, sometimes leaving behind both victims and damaged areas. Here are some activities to do in class, to understand this weather phenomenon and its consequences.

NHL Hockey: Back to Playing in Front of Fans

With the sanitary measures that are still changing, many fans wondered if the new hockey season would take place as planned. It is therefore with great pleasure that they will be able to cheer on their favourite team on site or at home! And this is all we needed to get started on activities related to the hockey theme!

Beauties and Colours of the Fall

Fall colours are one of the precious delights offered every year for our enjoyment. Here are a few activities which can help students realize how the fall season and its beauty contribute to enhance the value of our territory.

35 years ago : Chernobyl

On April 1989, Reactor 4 at the Chernobyl nuclear plant exploded and caused what was going to be the most important civil nuclear catastrophe in history.

The Monarch : a Butterfly to Protect

The monarch is a magnificent black and orange butterfly; actually, it is one of the biggest diurnal butterflies in Canada. You may have seen one before since they fly around houses collecting nectar from flowers. However, if you were born 20 years earlier, you would have seen many more. In 2003, the monarch was already considered an at-risk species, but with a population decline of 90%, it has been an endangered species sin 2016. The climate changes, the use of pesticides and the destruction of its natural habitat lead to its demise.

The Ins and Outs of the Coronavirus COVID-19 

Last December, in the city of Wuhan, China, a virus usually linked to animals was transmitted to a human for the first time. The coronavirus COVID-19 comes from the same family of viruses that usually affects the respiratory tract. It is in the same family as the common cold, the flu, and other more serious respiratory illnesses. When humans are infected with COVID-19, they experience symptoms such as fever, coughing, and difficulty breathing similar to pneumonia.

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