Make a Solar Eclipse Projector

solar eclipse with clouds

CAGIS Teen Ambassador, Shifa Hussain (16), tells us how to make a Solar Eclipse Projector at home, so we can safely experience the upcoming solar eclipse.

Did you know there is more than one type of screwdriver?

If your Mom asks you to “hand her the Phillips”, would you know what to give her? Screwdrivers are used at home by people like you, to build and fix objects. They are also used by some trades people like carpenters, electricians, and plumbers, to do their work. Read on to make sure you know which screwdriver you need – and how to name it – the next time you fix or build something!

The Queen of the Hurricanes: Why Elsie MacGill Inspires Me

Hawker Hurricanes

Dubbed the “Queen of Hurricanes” while starring in a 1942 comic strip by American True Comics, Elsie MacGill certainly lived up to the name. She was a trailblazer who, despite setbacks, helped lead Canada’s success in World War II.

Make Your own Beeswax Wrap

Graphic showing beeswax wrap and honey bees

Beeswax wraps are great for covering cold and room temperature foods that will be eaten within a few hours, or up to one day later, which makes them perfect for packing same-day lunches. Do not use beeswax wraps on highly perishable foods or foods that you plan on keeping for more than a day.