Above all, sports are a great way of staying physically fit. And physical fitness is important for anyone at any age. But playing sports also helps your psychological and social development.

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I work with people who are interested in working together and "acting locally, thinking globally".

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When we look at the sky, we have a flat, two-dimensional view. So how do astronomers figure the distances of stars and galaxies from Earth? (5:29 min.)

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As a project geologist for the exploration department I am responsible for locating economic mineral deposits. Using my knowledge of the earth's surface and its processes allows me to narrow down areas into potential target zones to which we will focus our efforts.

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I help build a network of partners committed to a shared conservation strategy in Northeast B.C. I advocate for new protected areas and other conservation opportunities on public land, engage in species-at-risk conservation planning, oversee a highway wildlife collision mitigation project, and work with First Nations to support their conservation objectives.

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Scientists can’t bring people back from the dead just yet. However, they have discovered that some parts of your cells remain active long after you die.

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I work on poop, specifically the multitudes of microbes that live inside poop. That doesn't sound very glamorous, but we now understand that these microbes have a fundamental role in our health and well-being; we have been very slow to realize this, and our current western lifestyle choices can be hostile to our microbes, in extreme cases causing disease.

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In this winning entry for the 2014 Flame Challenge Physics Girl explains the mystery of color. How we see colour is very complicated and involves wavelength, reflection, signals and perception (3:50 min.)

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Bee venom can spread quickly through your body and attack your cells. Usually, the damage is minor and symptoms disappear within a few days. But if you’re allergic to bee stings, the reaction can be deadly.

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