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.
In this project, students will apply their understanding of the structures unit to create a piece of cardboard furniture that is designed to suit the needs of a member of your school community. read more
Categories: Lab/Student Activity
"Our bodies are bombarded by bacteria and viruses. For those that make their way inside, our immune system is on guard, waiting not only to kill the invaders but also to create memory cells that will... read more
How can an understanding of mechanics, energy and energy transformations help us understand and improve practical devices? Learning Goal: Investigate energy, energy transformations and energy... read more