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.
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In an incident reported recently, a Grade 10 class was heating magnesium powder on a tin lid which was sitting on wire gauze supported by a ring clamp. The teacher, who was newly qualified, gave a... read more
Written by Michelle Miller, Don Galbraith Award Winner 2019-20, Trent University In this activity, students will identify biotic and abiotic elements they find in various ecosystems. They will... read more