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CurioCity resources which align with Quebec's Secondary IV Environmental Science and Technology content area: The Material World.

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Athletes who use banned drugs get a unfair advantage. But how do officials know which athletes are cheating and which ones are “clean”? With chemistry, of course!

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Ever wondered how Caramilk bars are made or why dogs can't eat chocolate? In celebration of World Chocolate Day (July 7), we've pulled together CurioCity's top resources on the science of chocolate and sugar.

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Has your fresh juicy apple been replaced by an unsightly brown fruit? A special compound called polyphenol oxidase (PPO) is behind the transformation.

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CurioCity resources which align with Quebec's Secondary IV Applied Science and Technology content area: The Material World.

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CurioCity resources which align with Quebec's Secondary IV Science and Technology content area: The Material World.

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When you take a bite of a hot pepper, your body reacts as if your mouth is on fire -- because that's essentially what you've told your brain! (3:54 min.)

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Ever go to pour ketchup on your fries...and nothing comes out? (4:28 min.)

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If you look through your glasses, binoculars or a window, you see the world on the other side. How is it that something so solid can be so invisible? (4:07 min.)

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Fieldwork is exactly what it sounds like: leaving your lab or office, and going out into the “field” to do research. It can be exciting and fun. However, it also comes with risks.

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