05. COLLABORATING VIA DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY

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!

A new football helmet in the NFL: a Quebec creation!

At the invitation of the NFL (National Football League), a group of Quebec engineers created a helmet that absorbs the energy of the blows 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 from home!

From Facebook to Meta

In the following activities, we learn about Mark Zuckerberg and imagine the back cover of his biography. And since we're talking about applications that are used by young and old people alike, we look at the app design process while keeping in mind the importance of an inclusive design.

From Facebook to Meta

In the following activities, we learn about Mark Zuckerberg and invent a back cover of his biography. And while talking about applications appreciated by young and old, we are interested in the application design process keeping in mind the importance of the notion of inclusion in design.

November 11: remembering who and what?

On November 11, like every year, meditation ceremonies are held across the country on Remembrance Day to commemorate the 1918 armistice.

Move better to be happier

The activities proposed in this guide will help your students to find ideas for preparing to move and for relieving stress in the classroom. They will also make it possible to learn more about the professions that surround the practice of a high-level sport. Ready, Set? Let's go!   

Halloween: legendary party!

Halloween is the party par excellence for children. Costumes, sweets, decorations, everything is there to make this day memorable in the eyes of the youngest. Children therefore appreciate the traditions put in place on October 31, where pumpkins of all sizes and colors punctuate the route of families in search of the best treats in their neighborhood. This guide looks at the legend of Jack O'Lantern and how Halloween customs endure 2,500 years later.

Science vs. Facebook algorithm to thwart disinformation

Since the start of the pandemic, we have seen several scientists posting on social networks in favor or against the vaccine, the mask, health measures, etc. Recently, the editor of the renowned journal Science, Holden Thorp, implored the scientific community to try to beat Facebook at its own game: to play on the algorithms by bringing out star researchers, as do so well the " anti-science ”.  

Hurricane season: deep in the storm

Every year, many hurricanes (or cyclones) form on our planet, particularly between June 1 and November 30. Some of them hit the coast hard and sometimes leave thousands of victims behind. Here are some ideas for activities to do in class to better understand this meteorological phenomenon and its consequences.