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Wind turbines were developed to capture the kinetic energy of moving air by slowing it down and transforming its energy into electrical energy.

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The first animals on earth actually appeared about 400 million years earlier than dinosaurs and they were discovered right here in Canada!

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What can grow up to 80 meters tall and live for 1000 years? Give up? It's a Giant Sequoia, the biggest plant in the world.

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Who knew one of the most beautiful birds in nature are predated by cats, other birds, insects, and even us!

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Let's Talk Geology!  You've definitely heard of mountains and valleys, and you may be familiar with plateaus and plains, but what do all of these have in common? They are all types of landforms!

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Beyond making you look cool, wearing the right pair of shades is crucial to lifelong eye care.

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You see them all the time, usually preceded by a phrase like 'and now the weather...', but what is a career as a meteorologist really like?

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Environmental specialists are the frontline caretakers of our planet: they help to make sure the Earth stays clean, and try to keep its inhabitants (plants, insects, fish, and animals: you name it!) happy and healthy for years and years to come.

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Fall means cooler weather and shorter days! With these changes comes, probably the most beautiful phenomenon that accompanies it – autumn leaves!

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If you have seen the movie "Bolt", then you may have wondered if lost pets can really find their way back home.

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