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HOMEMADE PLAY DOUGH

HOMEMADE PLAY DOUGH

ONTARIO SCIENCE CENTRE PRESENTS 'HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE PLAY DOUGH' Submitted by Michael Frankfort, Co-Chair of STAO Elementary Curriculum Committee   For all the times that you just feel the need to make your own play dough, why not take a look at this...

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Magnetic Hill

Magnetic Hill

Submitted by Michael Frankfort, Co-Chair of STAO Elementary Curriculum Committee Magnetic Hill (Moncton) facts for kids Kids Encyclopedia Facts Please click HERE for the full article. The Magnetic Hill is an example of a gravity hill, a type of optical...

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Test Your Awareness – Whodunit?

Test Your Awareness – Whodunit?

Test Your Awareness - Whodunit? Submitted by Michael Frankfort, Co-Chair of STAO Elementary Curriculum Committee 'dothetest' YouTube page has a bunch of 'test your awareness' videos. This one is based around a murder mystery investigation (a little bit like the game...

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How 80s Music Can Help Us Teach During COVID-19

How 80s Music Can Help Us Teach During COVID-19

Submitted by Michael Frankfort, Co-Chair of STAO Elementary Curriculum Committee How 80s Music Can Help Us Teach During COVID-19 AUGUST 23, 2020 - Click HERE for full article by Sean Junkins Twitter @sjunkins Teaching can be challenging, even in normal times. But this...

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Astronaut Gives Home Tour In Space

Astronaut Gives Home Tour In Space

Astronaut Gives Home Tour In Space Submitted by Michael Frankfort, Co-Chair of STAO Elementary Curriculum Committee Ever wondered how astronauts eat, sleep, go to the gym and even go to the toilet in space? Click on this video from UNILAD and NASA. Featured Image...

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Golden Gate Bridge Sounds

Golden Gate Bridge Sounds

Golden Gate Bridge Sounds Submitted by Michael Frankfort, Co-Chair of STAO Elementary Curriculum Committee Engineers designed new sides for the sidewalk to help with wind resistance but didn’t take into account the EXTREME sound it creates when wind passes through it....

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EcoSpark Digital Mapping Workshop

EcoSpark Digital Mapping Workshop

Submitted by Michael Frankfort & Samantha Hendricks, Co-Chairs of STAO Elementary Curriculum Committee   EcoSpark is hosting a digital mapping workshop. This workshop will take place on May 30th at 4 PM EST. This workshop is intended to introduce teachers to...

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U of T Trash Team

U of T Trash Team

Blog Submitted by Michael Frankfort, Co-Chair of STAO Elementary Curriculum Committee https://uofttrashteam.ca/ Who we Are The U of T Trash Team is a science-based community outreach group made up of undergraduate and graduate students, postdocs, researchers, local...

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Flying Cars: The sky’s the limit

Flying Cars: The sky’s the limit

Blog Submitted by Michael Frankfort, Co-Chair of STAO Elementary Curriculum Committee Check out this article by Perry Lefko (Special To The Star) The reality of a flying car is closer than you may think – just don’t call it that. Did you hear the one about the car...

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Engineer In Residence

Engineer In Residence

Blog Submitted by Michael Frankfort, Co-Chair of STAO Elementary Curriculum Committee https://eir.ca/ What is it? An innovative, volunteer-based program dedicated to inspiring young people in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The...

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The Future City Showcase

The Future City Showcase

Submitted by Michael Frankfort, Co-Chair of the STAO Elementary Curriculum Committee Over 2500 students in grade 6-8 from across Canada have signed up to participate in the Future City Experience this year. The objective of the Future City program is to inspire...

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