The students will be provided with the scenario that they are going on a trip. However, their group has been stranded somewhere in Canada where there is no available electricity, but there is an energy source from which electricity could be generated. They need to build a shelter and since they do not know when rescue will come, the students need to conserve their use of electricity, with one battery operating at least two devices. In order for the students to direct this inquiry on their own, the teacher needs to lay the groundwork on topics like designing electrical circuits, and alternative ways of producing energy. This inquiry will create an awareness for society’s reliance on electricity and electrical devices.
This is a series of safety activities incorporating the new WHMIS symbols. There is a matching activity, a stations activity and a quiz. It is targeted to grades 9 and 10 but could be used at any... 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