The students and teacher will go for a walk in the schoolyard or community, looking for different forms of energy (sun, wind, gas, electrical, food). This will be a shared experience that will become the starting point of an inquiry into different forms of energy, how people and animals use energy, how to conserve energy, and why it is important to use energy wisely. After gaining knowledge of different forms of energy, students will be asked to design and build a structure that uses renewable energy for a purpose.
As a class we watched a TED Talk by Willie Smits on the deforestation of Boreo for the palm oil industry. The science described in the video can be challenging for grade 10 students, however it... read more
Osmosis is the process by which the concentrations of two solutions, separated by a selectively permeable membrane, equalize by the movement of a solvent such as water. This demonstration shows that... read more
Xylem and phloem tissues make up the "circulatory" system of a plant. The xylem tissues transport water from the roots to all of the other living tissues, while the phloem tissues transport sugars... read more