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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Ice is a beautiful thing, especially when you're playing hockey on it!

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Get energized with CurioCity's Spotlight on Energy Featured Topic! Here you can discover how Canadians find, produce, move, consume and conserve energy. Begin an exploration into the world of energy.

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What is dark energy? What is dark matter? Well, if we knew exactly we would have a nobel prize – we know that they exist though. So what do we know about those strange things? This video points out that there is still a lot to know about our universe.

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This video from MinutePhysics explains the counterintuitive physics behind turning a bike.

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Michio Kaku and Morgan Freeman Explain The Second Law of Thermodynamics: That in any closed system, the disorder of particles, or Entropy, always increases and why no organism lives forever. A great STSE introduction to the concept of entropy.

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This video from the Canada Science and Technology Museum and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories looks at radioactive decay and sources of natural and human-made radiation in our environment.

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CurioCity educator resources which align with the Ontario Curriculum's Grade 12 Energy Transformations Strand.

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CurioCity resources which align with Ontario's Grade 11 Physics SPH3U Strand D: Energy and Society.

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CurioCity educator resources which align with the Ontario Curriculum's Grade 12 Energy Changes and Rates of Reaction Strand.

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