In this inquiry project, students will explore the basic process of osmosis and capillary action through an investigation that will mimic the process through biomimicry. Students will relate their knowledge and build a sub-irrigation planter, or vertical planter, and surrounding trellis.
Author: Richard Armacinski, Don Galbraith Award winner, Brock University This lesson plan consists of a minds on activity, an in-class lecture, a lab activity, and a consolidation and connection... read more
In this demo, a polyethylene rod is charged by rubbing with wool. The charged rod is then used to bend a stream of water flowing from a tap. Different substances have different attractions for... read more
Cells require a constant supply of glucose and oxygen to produce energy. Cellular respiration occurs in the mitochondria of a cell. As a result of this process, large quantities of waste carbon... read more