SciNews May 25

SciNews May 25

Warm-blooded fish, morphine from yeast, mosquito bite chemistry and Arctic warming.  This eclectic collection of current science news stories is brought to you by STAOBlog. SciNews is published every Monday and Thursday. Stay tuned for more. Biology Scientists...
Steve Spangler’s Airmazing Solar Bag

Steve Spangler’s Airmazing Solar Bag

By Steve Spangler. A Solar Bag is a long plastic bag made from a very thin plastic and colored black to absorb solar energy. The heated air inside the bag provides buoyancy and causes the bag to float. Over the years, it’s become a very popular science demo for...
Natural Selection of the Carmel Origami Bird

Natural Selection of the Carmel Origami Bird

Written by: Ana Pereira Neves Curriculum Connection: This lab is intended for Grade 11 Biology (SBI 3U). Overview: In this activity, students will breed several generations of Origami Birds and observe the effect the birds’ form on the evolutionary success of these...
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