We are most accustomed to making observations directly with our eyes. Students therefore often find it conceptually challenging to comprehend the reasoning and logic used by scientists studying atoms that they cannot directly see. This activity allows the students to practice making logical inferences in an experiment with very similar principles to that of RutherfordÕs famous gold foil experiment.
Categories: Lab/Student Activity
Burning fossil fuels releases carbon dioxide, CO2(g), which contributes to the greenhouse effect and hence to climate change. Burning some fossil fuels also releases nitrogen oxides and sulfur... read more
This year-long French Immersion project incorporates all of the grade 8 science units and allows students to make connections across the curriculum. Throughout the year, students focused on water... read more