Antigonish World Oceans Day 2019 Highlights

So it was quite the event on the weekend, as the Biology Dept. celebrated their 6th annual World Oceans Day event. Here are some of the highlights… The displays included touch-tanks with different species of live sea anemones. A sea weed station where algae reproduction was demonstrated. And a marine microorganism station, where microscopic phytoplankton and zooplankton could be viewed. Among the stations with live critters, there were various species of sea star and sea urchins. Children learned about echinoderms, locomotion, habitat and behaviour. Making trilobite and ammonite fossil prints on clay, was one of the many popular stations to […]

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College at last… 2 simple breathing techniques students can do to manage stress

by Ivan Drouin
Finally, high school is over. You are headed for College or University. You can’t wait for the new challenge, but maybe you also feel a bit stressed and wonder if you will be able to make new friends. And what about all these stories you heard about exams, essays and quizzes that reach another level (“It’s not high school!”, everybody says)! But you will be more independent and you can’t wait. On the other hand, maybe you wish you were not going so far from home as you know you will miss your parents, or your siblings, or…

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