Shabad Kaur, a CAGIS Alum, was one of only three youths chosen to participate in the Department of Fisheries and Oceanography Youth Internship Pilot Program. Read about her experience here.
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.
Welcome to Quick Question, where STEM experts answer your questions! In this edition, chemist Carine Nemr explores the properties of Jell-O.
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.
Discover how we can have fun and go green on this special holiday!
By CAGIS This year it’s our 30th birthday, so what better topic to talk about than the birthday paradox! With 23 people in a room, there is a 50% chance that at least two people will have the same birthday. With 75 people in a room, there is a 99% chance that at least two people will […]
This activity can be tried with a number of vegetables, including carrots, ginger root, garlic, onions, celery, beets, and potatoes.
Have you ever wondered what makes cakes and cookies smell so good? Spices and flavourings like cinnamon, almond extract, and vanilla are considered “aromatics”. They add lovely smells and flavours to baking.
Here, Christine Song, environmental scientist and Virtual Outreach Coordinator and STEM Communicator at CAGIS, explains why prehensile tails are special.
Discover why the pupil is black in this edition of Quick Question.