The nature of physics experiments (in the high school classroom) creates a perfect situation to allow students to generate their own testable questions. Many of the safety concerns that might exist in other disciplines can often be avoided when teaching classical physics, as the materials are much more benign. This catalyst was originally designed and tested in an SPH 3U classroom using the concept of friction, but it could be easily adapted to other classes and scenarios.
Categories: General Interest
Taste experiments are normally run to test for the four kinds of taste receptors in the tongue. Students should be directed to run this experiment as a class in the school cafeteria, or BETTER, at... read more
Categories: Lab/Student Activity
There are eight planets in the solar system in two distinct groupings. The four inner terrestrial planets (Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars) are very small and relatively close together. The outer... read more