The students will be researching and discussing the costs and benefits of being the only source of the mineral tin left in the world. In order to prepare for this inquiry, the teacher needs to lay the groundwork on topics like how rocks are formed, and the properties of minerals. This inquiry will create an awareness for the various uses of rocks in minerals and how they are extracted and refined for human use. This unit fits with the Social Studies: B. People and Environments strand.
Categories: Lab/Student Activity
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... read more
This resource is an introduction to how to guide students in extracting information from articles posted on Google classroom. They then create basic to higher level thinking questions (which they... read more
Written by Alexandra Arcese, Don Galbraith Award Winner 2019-20, Western University This article explores how to promote critical thinking in the classroom using the Question Formulation Technique... read more