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.
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
This assignment is designed for students to take a look at some of the toxic chemicals that exist in their community. Other Resources: https://toxtown.nlm.nih.gov/index.php read more
Author: Richard Armacinski, Don Galbraith Award winner, Brock University This lesson plan consists of a minds on activity, an in-class lecture, a lab activity, and a consolidation and connection... read more