CurioCity resources which align with Nunavut's Science 10 Unit C: Cycling of Matter in Living Systems

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CurioCity resources which align with Northwest Territories Science 10 Unit C: Cycling of Matter in Living Systems

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CurioCity resources which align with Alberta's Science 10 Unit C: Cycling of Matter in Living Systems

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July 30, 1921 was an exciting day in science history: Banting and Best discovered that insulin really did lower blood sugar levels and could be used to treat diabetes! But how do we get insulin, and what other ways can we treat diabetes? Check out these top CurioCity resources to find out about insulin, diabetes, and stem cell treatments.

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For several centuries, people thought diseases were caused by wandering clouds of poisonous vapor. We now know that this theory is pretty ridiculous, and that diseases are caused by specific bacteria. But how did we get to this new idea of germ theory? Tien Nguyen describes the work of several scientists who discredited a widely accepted theory in a way that was beneficial to human health. (4:38 min.)

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Currently, the UK is considered a world leader in scientific research. And many scientists are unhappy with the possibility of the country leaving the EU.

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CurioCity resources which align with Nunavut's Science 10-4, 14: Unit A - Investigating Properties of Matter Unit of Study.

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This ChemMatters episode explains the science behind calories and nutrition facts labels. Find out how scientists first determined the calorie content of food in the 1800s, and how fat, protein and carbohydrate levels on nutrition facts labels are found today. (6:11 min.)

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If certain noises completely drive you mad, you just might have a rare neurological condition called misophonia.

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CurioCity resources which align with the Nunavut Experiential Science 10 Unit 1 on Geology & Geomorphology.

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