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Bringing Science to Life

At the start of the year, I asked my students to define science.  Here are some of their responses …

Cool, huh?  They have a lot of great ideas!   247 more words

Researchers look at neurocompensation for early detection of Alzheimer's

WATCH ABOVE: As Nova Scotia’s population ages, the risk of dementia in the population increases. Now researchers at the IWK are looking at a way to detect Alzheimer’s disease sooner rather than later, and it’s the only research of its kind in the country. 539 more words


A Backwards Garden

Contributed by: Tara Webb

Grade 7: Life Systems

… Making our own little bit of paradise

  • Ecosystems are made up of biotic (living) and abiotic (non-living) elements, which depend on each other to survive.
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Gr 7-8 Science & Tech


Domenica ho conosciuto Adrian.

Era sdraiato per terra sotto la pensilina di una fermata dell’autobus, nella prima periferia di Bologna. Via Bentini di solito è abbastanza trafficata, ma alle 15 di domenica col caldo che c’era è probabile che nessuno sia passato di là. 742 more words

Post In Italian


  • The portion of the earth which sustains life is called biosphere. Biosphere is very huge and cannot be studied as a single entity. It is divided into many distinct functional units called ecosystem.

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Book Review on 1980 "Overshoot"

Overshoot: The Ecological Basis of Revolutionary Change by William R. Catton, Jr.

Chicago: University of Illinois press, 1980

The book Overshoot: The Ecological Basis of Revolutionary Change published in 1980 by William R. 883 more words