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Related Issue: Coral Bleaching

Related Issue: Coral Bleaching

Corral reefs are important. As mentioned in the Ocean Acidification blog, 25% of all ocean life relies on them at some point in their lives. The great barrier reef alone hosts over 400 corral species,1500 fish species, 4000 mollusk species, and 6 of 7 sea turtle...

Ocean acidification: An Issue Just as Bad as its Cause

Ocean acidification: An Issue Just as Bad as its Cause

At this point in time, everyone has a general understanding climate change. Most of us know it causes extinctions, dangerous natural disasters, and more. We also all know that it’s getting worse. Climate change is partly responsible for most of the issues mentioned in...

Ontario’s New STEM Curriculum (2022)

Ontario’s New STEM Curriculum (2022)

Our ever-evolving digital society has challenged our education system to adapt to supporting students so they can thrive in the 4th industrial revolution. The Ontario Ministry of Education has recently made significant changes to both the Elementary Math curriculum...

STEM Takes on Environmental Issues: Drones & Conservation

STEM Takes on Environmental Issues: Drones & Conservation

In previous blogs, we have discussed various new technologies making a splash in the environmental sector, many of which, for the majority of people, were unheard of. However, this time, we will be exploring a much more well-known piece of technology: drones.   Drones...

Celebrating Asian Heritage & STEM

Celebrating Asian Heritage & STEM

In honour of Asian Heritage Month, we’d like to take some time to reflect on and celebrate the contributions of the Asian community to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).  When compared to their 6% share of overall employment across...

Supporting Girls in STEM

Supporting Girls in STEM

It has been well documented that there is a lack of representation of girls and women across STEM fields. Women are half of the US workforce but only 27% of STEM workers. Similarly, “while women have surpassed men in college attendance and completion rates, women...