Students will dive into the SBI 4U course using the scenario of Maria’s Travels as a way for students to make self generated connections to curriculum ideas through inquiry using the 3-Pocket method. The 3-Pocket method is used to initiate learning, sustain learning and allow for reflections to occur of future unit topics. A mind map of possible unit connections is available in the catalyst. Possible later course activities include an inquiry-based pulse oximeter lab, a bioinformatics comparative amino acid sequence analysis, and a bioinformatics comparative nucleotide sequence analysis.
This demonstration illustrates the presence and importance of chemistry in everyday objects, including our food. It is an interesting way to start the discussion of acids and bases or to connect... read more
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By examining the properties of plumberÕs tape (also known as Teflon Tape) in a fun and engaging secret message context, students will draw conclusions about the structure of Teflon (PTFE Ð... read more