Beamline for La Loche

Beamline for La Loche

SoSC project Beamline for La Loche presented by Tracy Walker
Six Dene-speaking students from La Loche Community School in northern Saskatchewan travelled to Canada’s only synchrotron in Saskatoon to collaborate with scientists in a chance to meld traditional knowledge with western science techniques to study the effects of acid rain on soil and plants in the Boreal forest around their community. The program, Students on the Beamlines, sponsored by NSERC PromoScience, gives high school students from across Canada the chance to experience scientific research using a Canadian Light Source beamline, or in Dene, bak’ëni Ëℓtth’i hëˊʔahi.

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