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05/16/17

Student helium balloon project snaps Sask. class photo from edge of space

Teacher James Stone says his students’ “jaws hit the desk” when they saw their own faces looking back at them from the edge of space. The Grade 6 students from Cut Knife Elementary School had launched their class photo into… +Read More
04/22/16

NASA scientist speaks to Regina students

Students in Regina were treated to a presentation on Thursday put on by NASA and the Regina Catholic School Board. NASA scientist William McKinnon spoke with Grade 6 and 9 students at O’Neill High School about space exploration and career opportunities. Students were also taught about NASA’s latest project, the New Horizons mission, where Pluto and it’s moons are being explored in depth. Grade 9 student Aemen Mohsin said the presentation inspired her to continue exploring career possibilities in science. “Being around so many people my age is encouraging me to do a... +Read More
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