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.
There are now many ways to create blogs for students. Some schools are using EDSBY where groups can be made and internally a blog can be formed within the school. Public and free programs such as... read more
Categories: Teacher Demonstration
This demonstration will help students understand what is required for an image to be formed by a lens. As well, it will help to diagnose possible misconceptions about image formation. read more
Students will investigate how to produce and collect 50mL of a gas using their prior knowledge on stoichiometry and chemical reactions from the SCH3U course. Students are competing in groups to... read more