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Rocking it at the United World College

United World College (UWC) was embarking on a new Grade 4 academic unit about the Earth and changes to its geology. After spending weeks investigating the structure of the earth and types of rocks and visiting the Science Centre’s Earth: Our … Continue reading

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Exhibition Review: Titans of the Past

After a few wonderful months, the Titans of the Past exhibition is finally approaching its final two weeks. We made a third visit today, this time with our nieces, and were pleasantly surprised to see that the Science Centre was … Continue reading

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The Giant Lion that wasn’t

Modern sloths are members of the superorder Xenarthra, which includes anteaters and armadillos. They are slow moving, and often host many other parasites and organisms such as insects and fungi. They sleep anywhere from 10 to 18 hours a day, … Continue reading

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What do fossils teach us?

“The fossil hunter does not kill, he resurrects. And the results of this sport is to add to the sum of human pleasure and to the treasures of human knowledge.” George Gaylord Simpson (1902 – 1984) The study of the … Continue reading

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