Some examples of simple but effective activities to help students understand better concepts identified as being challenging. Here are examples that might help you with Sig Digs, Kinematics, and Vectors. All activities are involve kinaesthetic experiences, to bring class to life. Give it a try if you teach Physics!
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
Students use an app called Goosechase and do a photo and/or video scavenger hunt where they obtain short clips on a topic (in this case - about careers). They can later use this footage to make a... 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