In this demo, two circuits are constructed to enable comparison of the brightness of a light bulb placed in a circuit with one cell and the brightness of the same light bulb in a circuit with three cells connected in parallel. In Next Steps the potential differences of the two circuits are also compared.
The Spinning Bucket Experiment
Categories: Lab/Student Activity
Author: Matthew Cole, Don Galbraith Award winner, Nipissing University The focus of this lesson plan is to allow the students to discover the effects of the centripetal force through an inquiry... read more
Teacher Demo: Limiting Reagent - Is More Better?
Categories: Lab/Student Activity, Teacher Demonstration
This demonstration/activity introduces students to the concept of limiting reagent in a chemical reaction. Too often, students think that one can produce more product by using larger quantities of... read more
Differentiated Instruction in Ontario’s Science & Technology Classrooms
Categories: General Interest, Lab/Student Activity, Lesson Plan
Author: Kristel-Anne Fernandes, Don Galbraith Award Winner, OISE, University of Toronto This resource includes a reflection on differentiated science instruction in the full-day kindergarten... read more