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Science 10 students using Labquests to measure the force required to pull an elastic band various distances.

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Students in Science 10 participated in a Jigsaw Activity designed to help fill in the pictured graphic organizer.  Concepts such as the difference between heat and temperature were discussed.

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Biology 30 students creating a visual mind map of the endocrine system. Each student started this activity with one of these cards on their back, and had to guess what hormone/gland/function they were using only yes or no questions. Like groups were assembled and card connections were made.


Science 9’s look for evidence of chemical change.

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In Science 10, students were challenged to find the identity of 5 unknown ionic solutions by reacting them and observing if a precipitate formed.  Two of the groups were able to find the identity of the compounds on their first attempt.

Intro to grade 9 “Matter and Chemical Change” unit.

Day 18

Today Science 10 students completed a lab about acid base indicators. Many different substances were tested and there were a few surprises!

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Mr. Joly and the Science 20 class complete a lab on natural selection. Pretending to be mama birds, they deliver foods to their babies and test out which fork/beak adaptation works best for delivering cheerios/food.

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Science 10 students actively involved in creating ionic compounds using themselves as atoms of an element.

Biological Diversity – students graphing the diversity of the Galapagos islands.  Their task – what causes the diversity between the islands?

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