Does It Fart?

Does It Fart?

Submitted by Claire Zuliani @MsZuliani & Michael Frankfort @mfrank_76 THE SCIENCE OF PASSING GAS Here is another entry in our ‘special’ informational series where STAO will be discussing the science behind flatulence. Does it fart? Scientists want to know which...
Why Does Kale Make You Gassy? (HowStuffWorks)

Why Does Kale Make You Gassy? (HowStuffWorks)

Submitted by Claire Zuliani & Michael Frankfort @mfrank_76   Why Does Kale Make You Gassy? (HowStuffWorks) By: Laurie L. Dove  |  Updated: Feb 18, 2021 For link to full article click HERE Kale has become the little black dress of the culinary world: chic,...
Experience Sustainability

Experience Sustainability

Submitted & Written by Michael Frankfort @mfrank_76 Elementary Teacher, York Region District School Board, STAO Blog Contributor, Sci-Fi Geek This past spring, I had the opportunity to present a webinar for the Ontario Teachers’ Federation called...
Best Time of Day to take an Exam

Best Time of Day to take an Exam

Scientists Reveal The Best Time Of Day To Take An Exam Submitted by Michael Frankfort, Co-Chair of STAO Elementary Curriculum Committee By Carolyn Gregoire Feb. 22, 2016 – Full Article Link HERE Every hour after 8 a.m. that an exam is taken is equivalent to 10...
Amazon Virtual Tour

Amazon Virtual Tour

Submitted by Michael Frankfort, Co-Chair of STAO Elementary Curriculum Committee Amazon provides FREE virtual tours. There’s so many areas where you can connect to your classroom, to science and other academic areas. This is such a fast moving system and it is...
The Future City Showcase

The Future City Showcase

Submitted by Michael Frankfort, Co-Chair of the STAO Elementary Curriculum Committee Over 2500 students in grade 6-8 from across Canada have signed up to participate in the Future City Experience this year. The objective of the Future City program is to inspire...
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