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First Qikiqtaaluk science fair in 18 years yields three projects for nationals

Thanks to a movement to resurrect science fairs in the region, three Inuksuk High School students will represent the Qikiqtaaluk at the Canada-Wide Science Fair in May, providing $10,000 can be raised. The national fair takes place in Fredericton, N.B. May 15 to 17. Chaperone Jean-Francois Latour, left, and Qikiqtaaluk science-fair winners Lena Chown, Rosalie...

Inuvik Science Rendezvous incorporates arts and music

Inuvik’s 4th annual Science Rendezvous drew 30 exhibitors from the community and approximately 300 visitors interested in learning about STEM topics – and art. Typically, the event is a celebration and exploration of science, technology, engineering and math, also known as STEM. This year’s theme for the Science Rendezvous was Full STEAM Ahead – with...

Broader definition of STEM important for inclusion

In high school, I struggled with math and science. Once, I skipped class when I had a chemistry test and got a doctor’s note so that I could make it up later, after I had a few more days to study and try to grasp the material. I still only managed to scrape by with...

Satellite station provides student opportunities

Both commercial and government ground station facilities are in operation just off Airport Road, something the Geographic Information Systems Day, celebrated November 15, looked to celebrate. Jiri Raska, the station manager for the Inuvik Satellite Station Facility, toured high school students around the government facility last week. “I think it’s pretty fascinating,” he said. “We...