by Erin Turner Intention: The nature of physics experiments (in the high school classroom) creates a perfect situation to allow students to generate their own testable questions. Many of the safety concerns that might exist in other disciplines can often be avoided when teaching classical physics, as the materials are much more benign. This catalyst … Continue reading
Humans are born with five basic senses—hearing, sight, smell, taste and touch. In this activity, students perform tests to determine the acuity of each of these senses.
««« written by Ana Pereira Neves. Curriculum Connection: This activity is intended for Grade 9 D/P level courses. Introduction:In this activity, you will create a poster of a Superhero or Villain based on an element in the periodic table with an atomic number of 20 or less.
Demonstrations are an effective teaching tool. Even though students may not be handling chemicals or using equipment during a demonstration, it is vitally important that instructors follow rigorous safety rules.
Hibernation is when some animals go into a deep sleep to survive winter without food. Any mammal that remains inactive for many weeks with a body temperature lower than normal may be in hibernation. Aestivation occurs when animals, such as snails, face hot, dry seasons when food and moisture are scarce. These animals will find themselves … Continue reading