Materials

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Electricity is the flow of electrons from a negatively charged body to a positively charged body. Electricity can be used by humans as an energy source in a large number of applications that include heating, lighting and powering electric motors.
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Learn about the Canadian Explosives Research Laboratory, a facility that tests products such as fireworks and blasting explosives, and develops technology for the safety and security of explosives in Canada (text and video).
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Discover Canada's synchrotron, an extremely powerful microscope in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
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Find statistical information on the materials and equipment used in construction in Canada, broken down into residential and non-residential categories.
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Learn about Canada’s contributions and research into the goal of perfecting time measurement. Read about key developments and the latest technologies.
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Discover how neutron scattering research led to new knowledge about magnetism.
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Find statistics on the manufacturing industries in Canada that make products and materials such as textiles, paper, plastic, metals and steel, transportation equipment and foods and beverages.
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Discover research on nano-material architectures to develop new molecular platforms in bio-medical and environmental diagnostics as well as environment friendly high performance materials.
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Learn about the institute responsible for developing and maintaining base quantities of measurements such as mass, length, time and temperature.
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Learn about the materials analysis method known as powder neutron diffraction and discover how it works.
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Link to practice-oriented publications and guides on construction for professors, educators and students.
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Navigate this interactive Periodic Table to learn more about the elements and their properties.