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The Learning Centre 

*New this week* TedEd: Why do our bodies age? Human bodies aren't built for extreme aging: our capacity is set at about 90 years. But what does aging really mean, and how does it counteract the body's efforts to stay alive? Monica Menesini details the nine physiological traits that play a central role in aging. https://youtu.be/GASaqPv0t0g

Activities & Games for All Ages

Brain Teasers

  • Guess Where? — A Picture Matching Game - how well do you know Canada? Test your knowledge and match each image with the correct province or territory on the maps! Take it to the next level and guess the exact name of the location and the year when the picture was taken.

  • So you think you know your National Flag? Want to learn more about the flag's history, the rules surrounding its use, and its design? Come test your knowledge by taking this quiz!

  • Turtle Island is what some Indigenous people call the continent of North America. Take a tour of Turtle Island to discover some interesting facts about First Nations, Inuit and Métis cultures.  

  • Word Search - there are 3 groups of Indigenous people in Canada: First Nations, Inuit and Métis. Indigenous languages are made up of several language families. To learn about Indigenous words and their meanings, check out this simple and fun game. Creator: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada 

Cool Apps & Podcasts

Just for Kids

·        *New this week*  Sesame Street: Lupita Nyong'o Loves Her Skin: Skin comes in all different textures and shades of color. Elmo's skin is very ticklish. Lupita's skin is a beautiful brown color. There are so many possibilities - ticklish or smooth, black, brown, white, or tan - love the skin you have!  https://youtu.be/xIC2hHECZ6Y

·        *New this week*  Sesame Street: Lupita Nyong'o Loves Her Skin: Skin comes in all different textures and shades of color. Elmo's skin is very ticklish. Lupita's skin is a beautiful brown color. There are so many possibilities - ticklish or smooth, black, brown, white, or tan - love the skin you have!  https://youtu.be/xIC2hHECZ6Y

Fun Science Experiments for Kids

  • Have fun in the kitchen while you make your own Canada Day fireworks in a jar. You don't have to wait until dark for this one! Check out this cool video from PBS Kids for instructions.


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