Sources

CAGIS regularly creates social media posts about the latest STEM news and discoveries. These posts may contain information sourced from Canadian news media, which can no longer be shared on Facebook or Instagram. See below for a list of these select posts and their corresponding Canadian news sources.

Thunderstorms – posted on June 5, 2024

https://www.nssl.noaa.gov/education/svrwx101/thunderstorms/

https://www.actionnews5.com/2021/05/28/breakdown-why-lightning-is-good-agriculture/ 

https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/nves.sci.earth.nitrate/lightning-produces-nitrates/


The atoms in you are billions of years old – May 8 2024

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/article/star-in-you/


Sharks came before trees – May 1, 2024

https://www.cnn.com/2022/07/26/world/shark-week-facts-scn/index.html


Plant volatiles – posted on March 30, 2024

https://www.wired.com/2013/12/secret-language-of-plants/

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/article/tobacco-leaves-emit-warning-chemicals-that-summon-predators-when-mixed-with-caterpillar-spit


Lala Lallia star dune – posted on March 20, 2024

https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-68450147


Seamounts – posted on February 21, 2024

https://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/facts/seamounts.html

https://oceana.ca/en/marine-life/seamounts/


The Sea Hive – posted on January 24, 2024

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/halifax-students-micro-ecosystem-global-competition-1.7065386 


World’s first webcam – posted on December 28, 2023

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-20439301 


Laurie Rousseau-Nepton – posted on December 1, 2023

https://canadiangeographic.ca/articles/we-come-from-the-stars-and-return-to-the-stars/

https://www.utoronto.ca/news/astrophysicist-laurie-rousseau-nepton-discusses-indigenous-contributions-her-field-ctv-s


New Island in Japan

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/underwater-volcanic-eruption-new-island-japan/ 


Anne-Marie Imafidon – posted on November 10, 2023

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2022-10-04/from-the-ground-up-dr-anne-marie-imafidon 


Asteroid Samples – posted on September 25, 2023

https://www.cbc.ca/news/science/osiris-rex-sample-return-1.6974159 

 

World’s Fastest Supercomputer – posted on September 22, 2023

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/new-exascale-supercomputer-can-do-a-quintillion-calculations-a-second/ 

 

Crawford Lake – posted on September 10, 2023

https://www.cbc.ca/news/science/crawford-lake-anthropocene-1.6902999 

 

Dr. James Makokis – posted on August 23, 2023

www.forbes.com/sites/victorlopez-carmen/2023/04/27/a-nehiy-two-spirit-physicians-reflections-on-providing-indigenous-interventions-in-modern-medicine/

www.drjamesmakokis.com