This demonstration emphasizes how we can make predictions based on patterns. A jigsaw puzzle is used as an analogy for the periodic table. Just as Mendeleev left gaps in his original periodic table, gaps are left in this jigsaw puzzle and just as he hypothesized the existence and properties of new elements, students hypothesize and find the missing pieces to the jigsaw puzzle.
Categories: Lab/Student Activity
Students work in groups to complete a hydraulic/pneumatic lab with syringes to examine the forces involved and the strength of fluid power Final project is the "firefighting Robotic Arm" - in... read more
This unit focuses on students' approach to building with various materials. Teachers can observe students' construction with manipulatives and scaffold their knowledge by posing problem-based... read more
Written by Dave Shillingford, Don Galbraith Award Winner 2019-20, Nipissing University While the unit diversity of living things in the grade 11 curriculum can be a very interesting topic full of... read more