Through a series of explorations involving the use of Indigenous stories, students will learn about the importance of plants and their relationship with us and the natural environment. By deepening their understanding and appreciation of the natural world, students will begin to establish a more intimate relationship with their surroundings. The key ideas that will be focused on are the concepts of reciprocity (the importance of giving), sustainability, balance, and respect in regards to how we interact with our natural world. By the end of these activities, students should be able to answer the inquiry question: In order to live in a responsible and sustainable way, why is it important for us to know about the many different relationships that exist between plants and other living things, including ourselves?
In this demo, two polyethylene strips are charged on one end by rubbing with wool. One charged strip is then mounted on an evaporating dish and the other charged strip is used to make the dish spin.... read more
Inquiry activity that is directed towards the interests of the students. Students will pick a topic (link to facebook page with ideas included). They will present a multi media presentation to the... read more