In this inquiry activity, students will explore energy and resource conservation. They will conduct an experiment exploring how changing one habit will reduce the use of energy or resources in their home or classroom. They will also look at leisure time activities and Rube Goldberg machines, and design an invention which transforms energy in numerous ways.
Students choose a topic of interest that relates science they are studying to innovative or practical applications, recently published research, or potential future applications. They then prepare a... read more
USING GOOGLE FORMS AND SHEETS TO CREATE LARGE DATASETS THAT ALLOW FOR A RICH ANALYSIS OF STUDENT-COLLECTED INQUIRY DATA (SNC1P)
Students will fill out a Google Form on the ecosystem data that they collect, which will then be exported into a Google Sheet and analyzed so that students can see trends in their class's dataset... read more
Using a Nature Story, Phil the Frog, to Inspire Wonder and Promote Science Literacy in the Grade 4 Unit on Habitats and Communities
Written by Alexandra Santos, Don Galbraith Award Recipient 2022, OISE, University of Toronto. Science helps us discover explanations for some of our most fascinating wonderings, and if we stop... read more