Wix is a technology tool that allows students to design creative, engaging, and interactive websites using class content.
Technology Focus: Website Design using http://www.wix.com
Level: This tool provides teachers and students with many simple tutorials that highlight its features. Some prior knowledge of website design is useful, but not required to use this tool.
Wix can be used in different units in the science curriculum as an assessment of learning tool. This resource will specifically demonstrate the use of Wix as an assessment of learning tool in the evolution unit of the SBI3U course. Continue reading
This is a great source of mitosis pictures and explanation of imaging techniques!
Thanks for the submission Natalia!
The milk industry produces in excess of 840 million tons of products each year. Why do humans drink so much milk? And given that all mammals lactate, why do we favor certain types of milk over others? Continue reading
Different alleles produce variation in inherited characteristics such as hair colour or blood type. In an individual, one form of the allele (the dominant form) may be expressed more than another form (the recessive form). Continue reading
Futurists predict that those who work in jobs that require lower education and lower skill sets have a higher chance to have their jobs lost or restructured while those that require greater education or are highly skilled will be less affected. There is a growing urgency now because the discussion has moved from the theoretical to the observable. Continue reading
The landmark assessment by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services says that nature and the benefits it provides are in unprecedented decline and can be reversed, but only with a co-ordinated international effort
Source: One million species facing extinction, posing a risk to human well-being: UN report – The Globe and Mail
We all know that we need things like water and oxygen to live, but what happens when you get too much of a good thing?
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Tree rings can measure past climate because trees are sensitive to soil moisture. Scientists found over the past 120 years North America, Australia and the Mediterranean have been getting drier while parts of Asia, including India and western China, have been getting wetter Continue reading