The purpose of this activity is to bridge the gap between grade 9 electricity and grade 11 physics. In grade 9 you focus on current, voltage and resitance. This activity focuses on bringing these concepts in the relm of grade 11 and how these concepts focus on everyday life. This activity will also expand into induced current, alternating current, power and transformers.
Written by Dave Shillingford, Don Galbraith Award Winner 2019-20, Nipissing University While the unit diversity of living things in the grade 11 curriculum can be a very interesting topic full of... read more
Categories: Lab/Student Activity
This project engages students in the inquiry process about butterflies in their school community. They have opportunities to explore the differences in appearance between different insects such as... read more
In this demo, a polyethylene strip is charged by rubbing with wool. The charged strip is then used to charge a neutral object, a pith ball, by contact. This demo can be done as a student activity. read more