In this inquiry activity, students will explore some properties of light and sound. Through student created models and investigations about how light and sound travel, inventions which use light and sound, and natural sources of light, they will explore how light and sound is used in modern day industries. Communication skills will be developed through a poster showcasing an ancient invention which uses light or sound, soundscapes for picture books, and a guided reading of a First Nation legend. They will showcase their learning by creating an invention which uses light or sound.
Students choose a topic of interest that relates science they are studying to innovative or practical applications, recently published research, or potential future applications. They then prepare a... read more
Categories: Lab/Student Activity
The students and teacher will go on a walk to look for and record the different types of structures they see in their community. Discussion will revolve around what a structure is, what makes it... read more
Author: Richard Armacinski, Don Galbraith Award winner, Brock University This lesson plan consists of a minds on activity, an in-class lecture, a lab activity, and a consolidation and connection... read more