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.
Learning Trail: Ecology and Indigenous Views
Categories: Lab/Student Activity, Lesson Plan
Written by Michelle Miller, Don Galbraith Award Winner 2019-20, Trent University In this activity, students will identify biotic and abiotic elements they find in various ecosystems. They will... read more
THE THREE ISOMERS OF BUTANOL
Categories: Lab/Student Activity
I have been working on involving more open ended questioning in my classes - how can I better incorportate the ideas of inquiry and sustained inquiry in my teaching? The following is the re-working... read more
PREPARING OURSELVES FOR NATURAL DISASTERS: HOW DO WE INNOVATE OUR KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF STRONG AND STABLE STRUCTURES AND THE ENVIRONMENT AROUND US TO HELP PEOPLE SURVIVE A TSUNAMI?
Categories: Lab/Student Activity, Unit Plan
In this inquiry, students will understand and learn more about the devastating effects of a Tsunami. What causes tidal waves with such force? They will also learn how plants and soils help to... read more