Categories: Lab/Student ActivityThe focus of this lesson plan is to allow the students to discover the effects of the centripetal force through an inquiry based activity. The students will experiment with different factors that affect centripetal motion and partially derive a formula for centripetal... read more
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Categories: Lab/Student ActivityIn this activity, grade 6 students will explore physical adaptations/ adaptive traits by looking at bird beaks. Students will be tasked to determine how and why bird beaks are shaped based on the food birds will eat. Using a variety of tools to represent each beak,... read more
Categories: General InterestAuthor: Andrea Waine, Don Galbraith Award winner, Nippissing University Throughout the Understanding Earth and Space Systems unit in grade 1, students begin investigating daily and seasonal changes. The big ideas covered in this unit are that changes occur in daily... read more
Categories: Lab/Student ActivityAuthor: Alicia Brand, Don Galbraith Award winner, Laurentian University This activity engages the students in the creation of designing and constructing a garden, planting and growing different types of plants and tracking and collecting measurement data of the plants... read more
Categories: Lab/Student ActivityA great way for students to become engaged and learn about critical scientific concepts is through hands-on activities. Hands-on science experiments allow students to have active learning opportunities, where they are able to become effective and efficient learners... read more
Categories: General InterestBeing aware of best practices in the use of chemicals is essential for maintaining safe and engaging science programs in secondary schools. This document was developed to alert teachers to the hazards posed by certain chemicals and provides guidance on their... read more
Categories: General InterestAnthropogenic climate change is one of the most important issues facing our students. Today we will explore the basic science behind climate change and share a series of easy demos you can do with your students, in-person, online, or have students try themselves. The... read more
Categories: General InterestBlended learning has become a de facto form of schooling across educational institutions worldwide. However, there is a misconception that blended learning is simply a combination of online instruction and classroom work. Take a deep dive into blended learning with a... read more