The following activities are divided into three sections: Minds On, Action, Consolidation. While this outline approximates a traditional lesson plan, teachers are encouraged to mix and match the activities to meet their needs. It is expected that lessons on this topic will last more than one 70-minute period, although several of the activities can be modified to fit into a shorter time period, as necessary.
Paper “clickers” are a simple and cost effective way to boost students’ conceptual understanding and improve their metacognitive skills. All you need is a computer, data projector and paper... read more
Written by Dave Shillingford, Don Galbraith Award Winner 2019-20, Nipissing University While the unit diversity of living things in the grade 11 curriculum can be a very interesting topic full of... read more
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... read more