Category: Nature


Easy Ways to Reduce Waste This Summer

It’s summertime! The sun is out, birds are chirping, turtles are egg-laying, and that means… a lot of plastic can potentially be saved! It’s important to reduce waste year round, but with the cold...

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Earth Day Special: Can plants communicate?

Today we’re celebrating Earth Day by exploring some of the most important organisms on our planet -  plants. Did you know that plants can communicate? This is nothing new to plant scientists, although the...


What is Citizen Science?

Doing science isn’t just for scientists!  There are tons of ways in which you can participate in real science projects by collecting data, making observations and spreading the word.


Maple’s Favourite Things

Maple is coming up on six months of living here at Science North!  Time flies while we’re all learning so much from our newest animal ambassador.

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What Makes a “True” Hibernator?

Winter is coming… And for many animals, it’s time to get into hibernation mode. That means creating food caches, gaining some winter weight, and finding a nice burrow, den, or hideout either below the...