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.
Rocks and minerals are of great importance in the history of our Earth, although it unfortunately remains a concept that lacks lustre and enthusiasm for elementary students. Most students are able to... read more
Written by Julianne Streeter, Don Galbraith Award Winner 2020-21, Wilfred Laurier University Student engagement and interest is imperative to learning. Students are more likely to retain learned... read more
This unit plan asks the overarching question: how does our increasing understanding of genetics impact our personal decisions and choices? The unit is divided into the following subsections: 1.... read more