The demonstrations/activities in this resource have been designed to challenge students’ thinking as well as initiate lively classroom discussions that support constructivist learning. These short demonstrations/activities often involve discrepant events, related to the topic of focus in the senior Science curriculum, that may surprise students and that can be observed and/or investigated safely by students in the classroom. Where the outcome is not a surprise, the activity can focus student thinking about their direct experiences to develop an explanation that explains what they observed.
Categories: Lab/Student Activity
The students will design and build a vehicle that will be used in a variety of experiments in order to investigate forces. Discussion will revolve around what a force is, what different types of... read more
In this inquiry-based exploration, students will learn about stability through hands-on activities, media content, case study and a final project. The overall purpose is to have students gain a... read more