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.
Through a series of explorations, students will examine our relationship with the celestial bodies and consider how these bodies have benefited humanity and influenced life on Earth. Students will... read more
Categories: Lab/Student Activity
Using an expository / pictorial essay on evaluations, to link course concepts and somewhat 'spiral the curriculum.' Specifics: - Provide students (ahead of the unit test date) with a 'Big... read more