1. View a real-time digital model of the Earth showing the current prevailing wind patterns at
2. Read the CBS article ‘Record-breaking jet stream accelerates air travel’ at https://www.cbsnews.com/news/record-breaking-jet-stream-accelerates-air-... to learn how the jet stream can impact air travel times.
3. Read the LiveScience article ‘Polar Vortex: The Chilly Science of an Arctic Blast’ at https://www.livescience.com/57218-polar-vortex-guide.html to learn more about the polar vortex and how it affects weather.
4. Explore the CBC article ‘How climate change is behind this week’s extreme cold snap’ at https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/climate-change-polar-vortex-1.4998820 to get a better understanding of the impact of climate change on weather
A messy ‘Divorce’
1. Read the BBC explainer ‘Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU’ at
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-32810887 to find out more about Brexit and why it’s important.
2. Watch the video ‘What could a no-deal Brexit actually mean for you?’ at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpYrclfgX2I [8:47] to find out more about the impact a no-deal Brexit could have on UK citizens.
3. View ‘Brexit explained for confused Americans’ at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ecnGuivg0is [4:38] and ‘Brexit explained – what happens when the UK leaves the EU’ at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eoDwvl0QGk [11:07] to learn more about the UK's planned exit from the EU, and the reasons for it.
1. Read the BBC article ‘Venezuela: all you need to know about the crisis in nine charts’ at https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-46999668 to find out more about the reasons for, and the impact of, the crisis.
2. See an up-to-date explanation of Canada’s response to the situation in Venezuela at
3. Explore basic facts about Venezuela at http://worldfacts.us/Venezuela.htm
4. Watch the video ‘Why is Venezuela in crisis?’ to find out more about the reasons for Juan Guaidó’s attempt to take over the presidency at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7E4P0W7RDkw [2:45] and 'Venezuela crisis explained – how did we end up here?' at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Pz2J3cOUVA [4:44] to understand the background to the crisis.
Eat Well. Live Well.
1. Read more about this news story at https://globalnews.ca/news/4873598/new-canada-food-guide-2019/ and
2. Watch videos explaining the changes to Canada’s Food Guide at
3. Take a closer look at Canada’s Food Guide at https://food-guide.canada.ca/en/