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.
USING THE ZING STIKBOT APP (STIKBOT STUDIO) TO CREATE SHORT FILMS ABOUT THE HUMAN IMPACT ON THE ENVIRONMENT - GRADE 7
In this TEL, students will utilize the StikBot App (Stikbot Studio), an application easily downloadable on Apple and Android products (e.g. iPads, iphones, Tablets, etc.) to produce short films using... read more
In a grade 9 academic classroom setting I made a few assumptions based on prior experience - 1) students generally are well adept at information retrieval and have had some exposure to science... read more
Prior to Thomson’s work it was thought that the atoms of each element were unique, invisible particles, or that atoms were made of subatomic particles that had significant mass compared to the atom... read more