Canadian Science Documentaries

Canadian Science Documentaries

Did you know that UBC has streaming access to thousands of movies? These include recent and popular titles, educational content, and discipline-specific films. One notable film resource is the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) Campus portal, which contains over 3,000 films, including documentaries,¬†animations¬†and¬†interactive productions. We have curated a list of feature-length Canadian science documentaries […]

Hard Science Fiction Reading List

Hard Science Fiction Reading List

Science fiction can be split into two major subgenres: soft and hard science fiction. While soft science fiction typically prioritizes emotional depth and character relationships (two classic examples being Ender’s Game and Fahrenheit 451), hard science fiction is characterized by its scientific accuracy and logic.1 “Hard” could refer to either focus on the hard sciences, […]

BC Flora and Fauna Field Guides

BC Flora and Fauna Field Guides

Have you ever wondered what that mushroom was that you saw in Pacific Spirit Park? Or wanted to know what animals you should be aware of before trekking in Strathcona? Fields guides are amazing resources that provide detailed information about different flora and fauna. This information can include images, scientific classifications, habitats and/or ecosystems, and […]