The students and teacher will go on a walk around the schoolyard/community to collect a variety of natural objects. A further collection of items from the classroom will augment this. The sorting activity and discussion that follow this shared experience will begin an inquiry into liquids and solids. After gaining knowledge of the characteristics and properties of liquids and solids, students will be asked to design and build a solid that floats in a liquid.
This demonstration will amaze and astound! As you pour vegetable oil into a small Pyrex beaker placed inside a larger Pyrex beaker, the smaller beaker will magically disappear! It could be a teacher... read more
The Climate Change unit in grade 10 science was the focus of our innovation project. We decided to incorporate aspects of the Specialist High Skills Major program into our project in order to develop... read more
PREPARING OURSELVES FOR NATURAL DISASTERS: HOW DO WE INNOVATE OUR KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF STRONG AND STABLE STRUCTURES AND THE ENVIRONMENT AROUND US TO HELP PEOPLE SURVIVE A TSUNAMI?
In this inquiry, students will understand and learn more about the devastating effects of a Tsunami. What causes tidal waves with such force? They will also learn how plants and soils help to... read more