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Ask a Scientist!

It's time to ask those burning science questions! We've assembled a panel of scientists who are ready and willing to answer your questions.

Challenge yourself and challenge our scientists! Submit your question and check back soon to find your answer!

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Science Ambassadors

Help inspire the next generation of Canadian scientists.

Be part of a national program that connects scientists with teachers to inspire students. There is no better way to encourage youth than by having scientists share interesting and fun stories of day-to-day science work and talk about what led them to choose a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).

Activity Book 7

Science is all around us and can be discovered, explored and used in so many ways! This new Activity Book showcases the diversity of the world of science through activities in health, energy, environment, agriculture, meteorology, astronomy, the living world and much more!

Activity Book 7

Activity Book 7 - Cover

On-Line Research Co-op

The Online Research Co-op experiential education program has been collaboratively developed by The Journal of Student Science and Technology (formerly the Canadian Young Scientist Journal) and the federal Science and Technology Cluster ( to help students transition from secondary school into postsecondary education and introduce them to knowledge-based professions.

Discoveries and Innovations

For more than 90 years, NRC scientists have been improving the lives of Canadians and our economy through exciting discoveries and innovative research. From biotechnology to aerospace research, astronomy to nanotechnology, NRC research plays a key role.

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