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|Canadian Search and Rescue|
|Learn about the Canadian Search and Rescue Helicopter Project.
( http://www.forces.gc.ca/site/newsroom/view_news_e.asp?id=910 )
|North Shore Rescue|
|North Shore Rescue is a Canadian search and rescue team. They depend on volunteers and the community to run their operation.
( http://www.northshorerescue.com/services.html )
|Science Made Simple – Static Electricity|
|Learn about atoms and how they relate to static charge.
( http://www.sciencemadesimple.com/static.html )
|Howstuffworks “How Electric Motors Work”: Electromagnets and Motors|
|Understand how an electromagnet can be used to create a motor.
( http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/motor4.htm )
|Howstuffworks “How Electric Motors Work”: Motors Everywhere!|
|Think about all of the ways you use motors in your life.
( http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/motor7.htm )
|Conserve Nova Scotia – Energy Meter|
|Discover how you can borrow an energy meter to measure electricity consumption in your home.
( http://www.conservens.ca/meter )
|Electrical Safety World|
|Learn about safety with electricity, play games to see how much you have learned, and fill out a checklist to find out if there are electrical safety hazards in your home.
( http://www.safeelectricity.org/esw_v1_1/index.html )
|Find the Electrical Safety Faults|
|Take a tour of an unsafe house and help make it safe.
( http://www.esfi.org/quiz/ )
|Electrical Safety, Fun Style|
|Electrical safety requires serious attention, but you can have fun showing yourself how well you understand what to do in situations involving electricity.
( http://www.sierrapacific.com/kids_safety/electric/index.html )
|Veoh Video Network: Better Aerodynamics Boost Fuel Economy|
|Watch this video, produced by General Motors, to understand how aerodynamics affect automobile design.
( http://www.veoh.com/videos/v13931645dkxqqmNJ?rank=17& )
|Aerodynamics of Car Design|
|Read about drag, downforce, and devices used to minimize these effects in automobiles.
( http://people.bath.ac.uk/atj20/Aerodynamics%20of%20Car%20Design.htm )
|Human Powered Helicopter Contest Rules|
|The American Helicopter Society presents awards for achievement in vertical flight, including a prize for controlled flight of a human-powered helicopter.
( http://www.vtol.org/awards/hph.html )
|Human Powered Helicopters|
|Find out about efforts to build a human-powered helicopter, including the Thunderbird project at the University of British Columbia.
( http://www.humanpoweredhelicopters.org/ )
|Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute|
|Search the CASI web site for current paper airplane competitions.
( http://www.casi.ca/ )
|Canadian Space Agency|
|Find out about Canada’s space program and Canadian technology in space.
( http://www.space.gc.ca/asc/eng/default.asp )
|Century of Flight – Development of Aviation Technology: Variable Pitch Propellers|
|Discover how a variable pitch propeller works and why it is important for flight.
( http://www.century-of-flight.net/Aviation%20history/evolution%20of%20technology/Variable-... )
|Wallace Rupert Turnbull, Canadian Aviation Pioneer|
|Learn about Wallace Turnbull’s contributions to aviation.
( http://www.airforce.gc.ca/16wing/news/releases_e.asp?cat=72&id=183 )
|Science @ NASA – Why Do Experiments in Space?|
|Check out the web links at the bottom of the page to find out more about experiments involving sandcastles, flower scents, and tomato seeds. Click on "The Physics of Sandcastles", "Space Scents", or "Sowing Seeds in a Magnetic Field".
( http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2003/16jan_sts107.htm )
|NASA – Space Station Science|
|Explore the current scientific research taking place on the International Space Station.
( http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/science/index.html )
|Eclipse, Lunar Eclipse, Solar Eclipse at SPACE.com|
|Click on "Total Lunar Eclipse Gallery" or "Total Solar Eclipse 2006" at the right of the page to view images of lunar and solar eclipses.
( http://www.space.com/eclipse/ )
|Daylight Hours Explorer|
|This applet allows you to see how many hours of daylight can be observed on a particular day of the year at a particular latitude. Drag the sliding scales in the "Settings" box to change the latitude or day of the year.
( http://astro.unl.edu/classaction/animations/coordsmotion/daylighthoursexplorer.html )
|Apollo 11 Video Library|
|View video clips of Neil Armstrong’s historic first steps on the moon.
( http://history.nasa.gov/alsj/a11/video11.html )
|SPACE.com – NightSky™|
|Use the Starry Night® online preview at the left of the screen to find out what constellations you can view from your location on any given night. Just type in your postal code and click on “PREVIEW” or “STARRY NIGHT ONLINE”.
( http://www.space.com/nightsky/ )
|CSA – Phoenix Mars Mission|
|The Canadian Space Agency site describes the role of Canadian technology in the Phoenix Mars mission.
( http://www.space.gc.ca/asc/eng/exploration/phoenix.asp )
|NASA’s Mars Exploration Program|
|Read the latest news from the Phoenix mission. Click on “Mars for Students” at the left of the page to learn more about Mars.
( http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/ )
|Carl Linnaeus – Natural History Museum|
|Who was Carl Linnaeus? Find out about the man who had a major influence on the classification of living things.
( http://www.nhm.ac.uk/nature-online/science-of-natural-history/biographies/linnaeus/linnae... )
|Tree of Life Web Project|
|The Tree of Life Project is a collection of information about the species of life on Earth and how they are related.
( http://www.tolweb.org/tree/phylogeny.html )
|Introduction to the Archaea|
|Learn more about Archaea, organisms that live in extreme environments.
( http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/archaea/archaea.html )
|Zoology Museum – The Major Phyla|
|Explore the many phyla of the animal kingdom.
( http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~nhi708/classify/animalia/index.html )
|Fish Friends Program – Atlantic Salmon Federation|
|Find out how you can become a Fish Friends volunteer. You can download the Volunteer Primer, which explains the program, by clicking either the “English” or “Francais” link under the heading “Become a Fish Friends Volunteer” in the middle of the page.
( http://www.asf.ca/fish_friends.php )
|Nova Scotia’s Species at Risk Website|
|Find out more about endangered species in Nova Scotia. Click on “You Can Help!” and explore the links on the left side of the page to find ways that you can get involved in conservation efforts.
( http://www.speciesatrisk.ca/ )
|Nova Scotia Nature Trust|
|The Nova Scotia Nature Trust helps to maintain and restore the natural lands and diversity of organisms found in Nova Scotia.
( http://www.nsnt.ca/ )
|Ducks Unlimited Canada – Wetland and Wildlife Conservation in Nova Scotia|
|Click on the “Projects” tab on the left side of the page to see how Ducks Unlimited is working to conserve wetlands in Nova Scotia.
( http://www.ducks.ca/province/ns/index.html )