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Categories: Lab/Student ActivityEveryday boats and ships around the world navigate through narrow channels on their journey to deliver cargo and freight or to take people to different locations. The Panama Canal is an example of one such narrow waterway. Boats must enter these narrow passages with... read more
Categories: Lab/Student ActivityAlthough the university preparatory SBI4U biology course is varied and comprehensive in nature, an overarching theme of glucose can be seen in each of the 5 strands of the curriculum. This resource suggests a strategy for spiralling this concept throughout the SBI4U... read more
Categories: Lab/Student ActivityAuthor: Muna Muasher-Marji, Don Galbraith Award winner, University of Ontario Institute of Technology This activity requires students to use the Makey Makey kit (Makey Makey 2018), Play Doh, and a computer with internet access to design a simple closed DC circuit by... read more
Categories: Lab/Student ActivityAuthor: Taylor McCabe, Don Galbraith Award winner, University of Ottawa The goal of this activity is for students to engage in course material by working in small groups to come up with questions that might appear on a test and practice answering questions created by... read more
Categories: Lab/Student ActivityFriction is the name of the game! This package is an inquiry based activity that can be used for students to do either independently, in pairs, or even as an entire class. It addresses the grade 3 science curriculum, specifically the strand Understanding Matter and... read more
Categories: General InterestOne of Sauvé’s (2005) practical and theoretical currents in environmental education called the ‘Naturalist Current’, which focuses on the “intrinsic value of nature,” (p. 13) spoke to me as a science and environmental educator. Since I minored in philosophy and took... read more