The students will be researching the costs and benefits of space exploration in order to determine whether the Canadian Space Agency should receive increased funding for their programs or if another program needs it more urgently. In order to prepare the students for this inquiry, the teacher needs to lay the groundwork on the necessary tools and devices for space exploration, and knowledge about space phenomena. This inquiry will create an awareness of the benefits and costs of space exploration.
Categories: Lab/Student Activity
In this inquiry activity, students will explore the forces affecting stability of structures and design a model of a structure which can remain stable during a natural disaster. read more
In this activity, student mix a given quantity of salt with a fixed volume of water. Mass and volume measurements are made before and after mixing to determine if these quantities change. Students... read more