This unit focuses on students’ approach to water and how it is a part of people’s lives. Teachers can observe students’ construction with manipulatives and scaffold their knowledge by posing problem-based learning opportunities. Students will be able to build, explore, test, and problem solve with different recycled materials, and use various manipulatives. Students will also communicate the importance of preserving and caring for the environment.
The purpose of this activity was to increase my grade 9 students' scientific literacy and research skills. I was finding that an increasing number of my students weren't able to apply critical... read more
Categories: Lab/Student Activity
In this activity, students will be analyzing a soil sample taken from a mining site and testing if for its acidity and dissolved metal contaminants. They will design a filtration system to remove the... read more