Jun 04 2021
Dandelions pop up everywhere in the spring. Bees, butterflies, and other bugs love these cheery yellow flowers. They’re one of the first foods of the season for pollinators. And the pollinator that we see on them most at this time of year is the honeybee.
May 28 2021
The Olympic and Paralympic Games are the biggest sporting event in the world. More than 11,000 athletes from 200 countries compete.
May 21 2021
What’s red and black and seen all over? Millions and millions of cicadas. These big chunky insects are popping out of the ground across the eastern U.S. And they were all born exactly 17 years ago.
May 14 2021
A young B.C. birder is sharing his hobby with kids and families. Virtually, of course. It’s an online birding game for kids and teens.
May 07 2021
Biotech companies have found an eco-friendly alternative to make leather. Mylo is sustainable. It’s biodegradable. It’s fast and easy to make.
Where does this miracle material come from? The humble mushroom.
It’s not made from the part that you eat. That’s the fruit of...
Apr 30 2021
More than 38 million people live in Canada. How does the government know how many people live here, where they live, and who needs help? How does it know what to build and where to build it?
It gets those answers from the census.
A government agency called Statistics...
Apr 23 2021
Anti-Asian racism is on the rise in Canada. People of Chinese descent reported 1150 racist incidents between March 2020 and February 2021. The data was gathered by the Chinese Canadian National Council (CCNC).
Forty-four percent of the incidents happened in B.C. Forty...
Apr 16 2021
On April 9, Buckingham Palace posted sad news.
“It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.”
Prince Philip and the Queen were married for 73 years. He met his...
Apr 09 2021
In January, archaeologists discovered a Roman chariot near Naples, Italy. The large four-wheeled chariot was almost 2000 years old, but it was intact and beautifully decorated.
How did it survive? Why is it in such perfect condition?
It was found in Pompeii under...
Apr 01 2021
What wild animal looks like a dog, can live in the city, and yips at night? If you guessed a coyote, you’re right.
You may never have seen an urban coyote. These shy members of the dog family usually avoid people. The prefer the wild side of the city – parks and wooded...
Mar 12 2021
Hoping to get a PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X? Good luck! The new gaming systems launched in November, but they’re not landing in many homes. They are in short supply around the world.
Why are they so hard to get? There’s a global computer chip shortage.
Mar 05 2021
“I’m safe on Mars” isn’t a tweet you see every day. The good news came from Perseverance, the new Mars rover.
The Mars mission left Earth last July. Eight months and 472 million kilometres later, the spacecraft arrived at Mars. The landing was scheduled for February 18...