The purpose of this project is to promote innovation, sustainable water use, and the recycling of materials via the creation of vertical gardens. Four RDSB schools collaborated using Google Hangouts which allowed students to share their experiences, results and future plans for their vertical gardens. Students also learned about how healthy gardening can be made accessible to all, regardless of what type of housing they reside.
Teacher Demo: Limiting Reagent - Is More Better?
Categories: Lab/Student Activity, Teacher Demonstration
This demonstration/activity introduces students to the concept of limiting reagent in a chemical reaction. Too often, students think that one can produce more product by using larger quantities of... read more
LEARNING ABOUT EVOLUTION THROUGH EVIDENCE ANALYSIS
Categories: Lab/Student Activity, Lesson Plan, Unit Plan
I taught the evolution unit in SBI 3U through a series of simulations and paper labs where students examined evidence for evolution. The labs were: 1. Feeding Frenzy (self-generated) 2. Comparing... read more
Food Webs Lesson Plan
Categories: Lab/Student Activity, Lesson Plan
Written by Nicole Preddie, Don Galbraith Award Winner 2020-21, OSIE University of Toronto This two-period lesson plan for Grade 9 Academic Science consists of a minds-on activity, five student... read more