In this inquiry activity, students will explore the importance of biodiversity and minimizing human impacts on natural systems. Through student created models and investigations about habitats, ecosystems, and food webs, they will explore how biodiversity is essential for the success of a species and the ecosystem as a whole. Communication skills will be developed through a presentations following investigations of Canadian habitats. They will identify an area of their local habitat to improve and create a design to test their ideas for habitat improvement.
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This activity introduces students to the concept of building a galvanic cell and generating a cell potential (or voltage) from a battery of galvanic cells connected in series. The galvanic cell used... read more
Learning Goal: We are learning about how animals can survive and adapt to different planets. Inquiry Focus: How can animals live on planets that are different from Earth? What does my planet... read more
Written by Carleigh Lemke, Don Galbraith Award Winner 2019-20, Wilfrid Laurier University By exploring various substances and their effects on ice, through a structured inquiry approach, students... read more