This activity was developed for the Earth and Space Science strand (Earth’s Dynamic Climate) of the grade 10 Science, Applied course. It was designed to identify the principal components of Earth’s climate system (sun, oceans, atmosphere and topography of land masses) and to create links between human and natural factors and their impact on climate change and global warming. When developing this activity, I was trying to make the topic of climate change more engaging to students. I wanted them to create their own knowledge and make connections between the many variables involved.
Students will be completing the assignment entitled Making Molecules (see hand-out link below) created by science-class.net where they will have to create models of different compounds using beads... read more
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This guided inquiry project was designed to provide students with the challenge of creating a fully-electric car. The students were provided with a motor, photographs of sample electric cars, an... read more