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    Simply Science asked Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) scientists about what, or who, inspires them. From pebbles to radio programs, creative cooking, YouTube stars and binge-worthy TV series, here are 17 super cool ways to get excited about STEM careers.

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Inspiring minds, 17 ways to get excited about STEM

Inspiring minds, 17 ways to get excited about STEM

Simply Science asked Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) scientists about what, or who, inspires them. From pebbles to radio programs, creative cooking, YouTube stars and binge-worthy TV series, here are 17 super cool ways to get excited about STEM careers.
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There’s nothing quite like a Canadian winter. Majestic scenery, fun outdoor activities, and brutally cold days that cause your heating bill to skyrocket. Scientists and engineers at Natural Resources Canada believe a promising technology can help reduce your energy consumption, the heat pump. What are heat pumps? How do they work? Why is everyone talking about them? Are they right for you? Listen to find out.
Geologists from Natural Resources Canada head to northern Labrador to map the surficial geology impacted by the last ice age. Join Roger Paulen, Pierre-Marc Godbout and Jessey Rice as they use their detective skills to map the former paths of these once great ice sheets.
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World’s tallest hybrid wood building: Vancouver’s 18-storey student residence

World’s tallest hybrid wood building: Vancouver’s 18-storey student residence

7 things to know about the Brock Commons UBC Residence, the world’s tallest hybrid wood building.
We, as human beings, find ourselves in a challenging situation when it comes to carbon emissions. Almost everything we do in our modern lives produces carbon emissions, which impact the very environment we live in. Is it possible to maintain our quality of life AND reduce our carbon emissions? Our scientists are working hard to address that issue. Listen to find out how.
CABER laboratories is part of a brand new facility specifically designed to test building envelopes — all the components of a building that separate the indoors from the outdoors. Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) and Carleton University are working together to explore ways to build buildings that are better, healthier and more resilient to climate change. Join us as we tour the facility with NRCan’s Alex Ferguson and Carleton’s Cynthia Cruickshank and Christopher Baldwin, as well as Carleton students Tait Seguin and Calene Baylis.
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