Categories: General InterestExploreLearning's interactive online inquiry-based simulations, Gizmos, are a perfect solution for schools looking for ways to enhance their STEM curriculum and build 21st century skills for students. ExploreLearning Gizmos help teachers take advantage of... read more
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Categories: General InterestScience Educators dream of classrooms where teachers encourage scientific inquiry and exploration, letting students draw their own conclusions rather than guiding them to an answer. Classrooms where teachers are facilitators that foster independent and creative... read more
Categories: General InterestThis resource about climate change discusses how promoting responsible ‘earth’ behaviour means encouraging a ‘sense of wonder’ in our children, exposing our youth to the natural wonders of the world. It offers tips for science teachers across grades on how to create... read more
Categories: Lesson PlanThe Science & Technology curriculum was paired with the French as a Second Language Curriculum by incorporating Specific Expectations from both curriculums. In the inquiries you will find the learning goals, tasks, and authentic situations for language... read more
Categories: General InterestI am concerned about the proposed inclusion of a lab investigation in the new SPH4U course involving the study of radioactive half life, using Cesium-137 as a source. Are there provincial regulations about the use of radioisotopes in high school science labs? If not,... read more
Categories: General InterestThe Occupational Health and Safety Act (Reg.851 Section 127) requires that facilities ‘shall be adequately ventilated by either natural or mechanical means such that the atmosphere does not endanger the health and safety of workers.’ What constitutes... read more
Categories: General InterestWhat level of exposure to methylene blue is harmful to students/teachers with G6PD deficiency? I’ve used this substance as a biological stain for more than twenty five years, but it wasn’t until this September, when a colleague had a student with this... read more