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.
Written by Carleigh Lemke, Don Galbraith Award Winner 2019-20, Wilfrid Laurier University By exploring various substances and their effects on ice, through a structured inquiry approach, students... read more
Categories: Lab/Student Activity
The purpose of this project was to study the Organics unit with the big picture of plastics in mind. The connection to everyday life would be minds-on the the rest of the unit. I had students write... read more