This demonstration is an entertaining way to introduce simple chemical reactions and the types of evidence that indicate the occurrence of chemical change, including the production of a gas. A link can be provided to the gas tests conducted in Grade 9 to help focus students’ observations. Since this demonstration involves a decomposition reaction, it can be used to introduce the classification of the different types of chemical reactions.
Categories: Lab/Student Activity
The students will design and build a vehicle that will be used in a variety of experiments in order to investigate forces. Discussion will revolve around what a force is, what different types of... read more
This inquiry unit introduces nests and the concept of shelters/homes. Throughout this unit both the teacher and students will; explore, experiment, discuss, theorize, predict, print, draw, construct,... read more
Through a series of explorations involving the use of Indigenous stories, students will learn about the importance of plants and their relationship with us and the natural environment. By deepening... read more