Lessons

Collection of toy animals including dinosaurs

What is a Dinosaur?

Students will use observing and sorting & classifying skills to learn that dinosaurs are extinct animals that share common characteristics.
Creating Your Career Documentary

Creating Your Career Documentary

Grades
7 8 9 10 11 12
Jurisdiction
AB BC MB NB NL NS NT NU ON PE QC SK YT
Students will engage in a ‘forward thinking’ exercise. This exercise addresses the following: what they want from life, the skills and abilities they have now that are useful for future career decisions, the skills and abilities they will need to develop, and how they are going to connect who they are with who they want to be and what they want to do.
What are your Employability Skills?

What are Your Employability Skills

Grades
7 8 9 10 11 12
Jurisdiction
AB BC MB NB NL NS NT NU ON PE QC SK YT
Students will create their Employability Skills Profile.
Students will identify employability skills in which they are strong and those that need work.
Students will develop plans to improve employability skills that need improving.
Students will be introduced to the concept of SMART goals.
A STEM Scavenger Hunt

A STEM Scavenger Hunt

Grades
7 8 9 10 11 12
Jurisdiction
AB BC MB NB NL NS NT NU ON PE QC SK YT
Students will learn about the Let’s Talk Science careers resources as a place to learn about career options that require, or benefit from, a background in STEM courses. The activities provided will take students through each section of the website to help familiarize them with the resources available. This activity will also familiarize students with the concept of “STEM careers” through research of various career profiles and videos.
A student takes a sample of fish for the Fish Market Survey project

Data Collection for the Fish Market Survey

This is the core activity for the Fish Market Survey Action Project. Students will collect samples of fish from local grocery stores or fish markets and prepare the samples for shipment to the Centre for Biodiversity Genomics in Guelph, Ontario.
A column supporting the roof the Parthenon in Greece

Strong Shapes: Cylinders

Students develop and apply comparing & contrasting, observing and predicting skills as they explore the strength of cylinders made with different materials.