This Featured Topic has resources on many different aspects of radiation, from the types of radiation we are exposed to naturally on Earth to the radiation astronauts experience in space.

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Scientists have found thousands of planets that orbit other stars, just like Earth orbits the Sun. Some of them might even be able to support life.

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Is the construction of a space elevator viable? Or is it science fiction? This video addresses what a space elevator would like, what it could be made of and the challenges involved in building one. (5:25 min.)

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Neil Armstrong first set foot on the moon on July 20, 1969. Now, decades later, we know even more about space! In celebration of this historic event, we've compiled CurioCity's top resources on space exploration.

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CurioCity resources which align with Quebec's Secondary III Science and Technology content area: The Earth and Space

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Imagine having to buy a new car every time you took a trip! That’s what travelling into space is like now, but things are beginning to change. (3:37 min.)

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There's a lot of talk these days about when and how we might all move to Mars. But what would it actually be like to live there? (4:29 min.)

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University teaching, service and some research in spacecraft and engineering disciplines. In my past role as Mission Engineering manager, I was responsible for designing and implementing small spacecraft missions.

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We at CurioCity plan to provide grades 8-12 educators with a citizen science Action Project involving their Tomatosphere™ plants. This project will enable classes across Canada to do the same inquiry and have a common place to share and compare their data.

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What goes up, must come down, but with rockets they don’t usually come down in one piece! On November 23, 2015, Blue Origin made a historic flight of its New Shepard rocket, sending it 100 km high into space and then successfully landing the rocket at its base. (3:13 min.)

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