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2014-05-08 08:25:25

CALGARY, May 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Over the past three months, more than 1,200 registered classrooms, from St. John's to Vancouver Island have raised their energy awareness and learned how to manage and reduce their energy consumption as part of the Classroom Energy Diet Challenge (CEDC); a national energy efficiency competition from Canadian Geographic and Shell Canada that helps youth understand where energy comes from and how they use it. The 2014 CEDC featured over $40,000 in...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.