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A Meeting With … Eliezer Sherbatov

This guide in the "A Meeting With...." series provides resources and activity ideas for learning about important people. Today we're looking at Eliezer Sherbatov, a hockey player from Montreal who began his career in Quebec and until recently played for the Mariupol team in Ukraine.

A Meeting With… Marie-Philip Poulin

Like many Canadian athletes, Marie-Philip Poulin, captain of the women's ice hockey team, is competing at the Olympic Games in Beijing, China. Here is a simple and modular activity that combines reading comprehension and digital creation to discover our athletes and their journey.

A Meeting With … Karim Ouellet

Karim Ouellet was a Quebec artist born in Senegal who has passed away recently. His unique musical contribution along with his texts have changed the face of Quebec's poetry. Singer, songwriter and composer, he was first noticed during the 2009 edition of Festival international de la chanson de Granby.

A New Football Helmet for NFL Players: A Quebec Creation!

Upon an invitation from the National Football League (NFL), a group of Quebec engineers created a helmet that absorbs the energy generated by the impacts to redistribute it. Let's take this news to learn more about the history and culture surrounding American football, discuss the science of injury prevention in sports, and discover other inventions created by other Quebecers!

Why should we avoid gatherings over the holidays this season?

Remember that this is only one Christmas in a life with so many others. If everyone puts in the effort, we will be able to go back to life as usual sooner. But why should we avoid gatherings over the holidays this season? Answers in this guide.

Can we reverse the biodiversity decline before 2050?

The observations are troubling and unmistakable: two thirds of the wild fauna has disappeared in less than 50 years. This shocking declaration of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is sounding the alarm, identifying the primary cause of this decline as human activity. It is approximately 4 000 vertebrate species, spread across 21 000 animals across the world that have disappeared following the destruction of their natural habitat, mainly for agriculture.

Did You Say Eco-Epidemiology?

For many years, environmentalists, scientists, farmers, and other groups have been sounding the alarm. The exchange of germs is becoming more frequent than it was before. They note that every 14 to 16 months, a new infection appears. The conditions for these infections to develop, transmit, and remain active are more and more favourable.

From the Seeds to your Plate

What is better than eating pasta with basil pesto, a bacon sandwich with tomatoes and lettuce, or even a homemade vegetable soup? Eating it when you have grown the food yourself.

In March, Let’s Talk Nutrition!

The month of March is the perfect opportunity to learn about the benefits of healthy eating. In fact, dieticians of Canada are the true nutrition specialists. They have created many tools and initiatives to support and promote the importance and benefits of healthy eating and they are sharing a few with us.

Bushfires in Australia : an Unprecedented Nightmare

For a few months now, the south of Australia has been facing wildfires that destroy everything on their paths. Between September 2019 and January 11, 2020, 28 people have died in those fires and many more have gone missing. According to a study by the University of Sydney, 480 million animals have also perished in these fires.

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