Meat to Flies

Photo: Spontaneous Generation — via class connection Do flies come from red meat? No. Although this is common sense to us, in the 15th century scientists believed in the theory of spontaneous … [Read more...]

Blue Blood and Radioactive Food

Scientific misconceptions surround us everyday. They affect the ways we see things and can only be proven wrong through scientific discoveries. These misconceptions could be present because other … [Read more...]

Pink Sky At Night, Sailors Delight; Pink Sky In Morning, Sailors Warning

When I was a child I was told the saying "Pink sky at night, sailors delight; Pink sky in morning, sailors warning". This means that if there is pink sky at night there will be good weather tomorrow. … [Read more...]

2018 Annual Kwantlen Science Challenge

Science challenge team (left to right) Jenny Mei, Kent Kotaka, Flora Guo, Andy Kim, Jessy Zhu, Mozi Lu, Navnoor Sodhi, Mr. Halabi, via Mr. Lu On November 24th, seven seniors students represented … [Read more...]

The Flat Earth

When I was little, I used to think the Earth was flat. I truly believed that if you kept walking in a straight line, you would eventually fall of the edge of the world. This may seem ridiculous now, … [Read more...]

How Long is a Year?

The answer to this question may seem obvious, right? 365 days. Everyone knows that. However, nature is often not so simple. Think about it; what are the odds that the day (which is made up of 24 hours … [Read more...]

The Science of Snowflakes

Since I was little, I loved snow. I would always wait for it to start snowing outside so i could start building my snowman with a carrot nose and rocks for eyes. The snowman would even have a little, … [Read more...]