Rick Mercer visits the PotashCorp operation in Allan, Saskatchewan and learns about potash mining.

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Researcher at the Smithsonian Institute uses baby powder to create simulated indoor volcanos and then uses lasers to study them.

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What exactly is fracking—and why has it attracted so much controversy?

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Figuring out earth's past, where it is now, and where it will be in the future. These are the goals of earth science.

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Horizontal Fracking has gained a lot of attention lately, but what exactly is it? It is important for us to understand the geology behind it because what we do to the earth today, will affect us tomorrow.

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Penny loves teaching, researching, & helping provide a strong female role model to science students!

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What are cold, dark, often difficult to find,and a popular "hang out" for bats? Well, it's not Batman's secret hideaway. But if you guessed caves, you'd be correct.

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If youve seen one rock, youve seen them all, right? Nope! There are a ton of different kinds. Learn how to identify them and why they are important.

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Diamonds have long been associated with luxury, wealth and importance, and are often considered the most desired of all the gemstones. In fact, wars have been started because of diamonds, leading to the term “conflict” or “blood” diamonds.

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So you love math and physics, but have you ever wondered what you can really do with all those equations? You could combine them with your interest in the outdoors and travel (i.e. helicopters) to have a career in geophysics!

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