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This backgrounder explains the difference between planets, dwarf planets and small solar system bodies.

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This backgrounder provides a broad description of satellites.

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Learn about how craters are formed and about some of Canada's impact craters.

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Many of the cars today have fuel-saving technologies that were first developed for race cars.

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Learn about measles virus, its impact and vaccination for prevention of the disease.

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How does a race cars' energy use and greenhouse gas emissions compare to vehicles we drive? Good question! To find out, we asked Amy Castell to record her data for Let's Talk Science's Energy4Travel action project at her final two races of the 2013 season.

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This backgrounder explains the four main ways that oil is moved over land and water.

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Learn about how the band Barenaked Ladies reduces their environmental impact while on tour.

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Learn about bioremediation, a process of using microorganisms to clean up toxic sites, in this backgrounder.

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Learn about 100 years of Canadian innovation in pharmaceutical research & development through our Canadian Innovations in Pharmaceuticals Timeline

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