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.
How can an understanding of mechanics, energy and energy transformations help us understand and improve practical devices? Learning Goal: Investigate energy, energy transformations and energy... read more
Categories: Lab/Student Activity
In these inquiry activities, students will first experience a local ecosystem to practice observations and generate their own questions which may become a focus of inquiry. Students will then be... read more