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The Google Science Fair is an amazing opportunity open to teams and individuals from ages 13 – 18. This global online science and engineering competition encourages youth to change the world. Watch this short video below to learn more about the Google Science Fair: There are a total of 179 prizes available during this year’s … Read More

Youth Science Canada plays a crucial role in nurturing scientific interest among our youth. The organization is comprised of thousands of volunteer educators, scientists, parents, and engineers who all strive to broaden youth access to science. During March and April, young people across the country compete against other youth at local science fairs. The top students … Read More

Mr. James Mintz teaches one of our most popular science courses, SCH4U – grade 12 chemistry.  Mr. Mintz describes himself as, first and foremost, a scientist; He initially studied medical laboratory technology and later began teaching. His first year of teaching was at a private school, where he taught chemistry, physics, biology, and mathematics. Throughout … Read More

The Google Science fair is an amazing opportunity open to teams and individuals from ages 13 – 18. This global online science and engineering competition encourages youth to change the world. Watch this short video below to learn more about the Google Science Fair: The grand prize is $50 000 in scholarship funding. Many other … Read More

Youth Science Canada plays a crucial role in nurturing scientific interest among our youth. The organization is comprised of thousands of volunteer educators, scientists, parents, and engineers who all strive to broaden youth access to science. Each March, Youth Science Canada issues a newsletter package that celebrates passionate, young Canadian innovators, entrepreneurs, scientists, and researchers who … Read More

Lego is awesome! Just about everyone has spent some time assembling the colourful little blocks. Only a few pieces and you can make a huge variety of shapes. Take a look at the three figures below. Each is made from the same set of blocks: four yellow 1×2’s, one green 4×4, and one red 1×1. But … Read More

New Chemistry Course – SCH4U

VHS is now offering the Chemistry, SCH4U course, which requires SCH3U as a prerequisite. You may register online for SCH4U and begin the course today! Major topics covered are organic chemistry; structure of matter; energy changes and rates; chemical systems and equilibrium; and electrochemistry. The SCH4U labs required in this course will require the students … Read More