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Psychology

IN-SYNC’s Dancing Along to Belong!

Students will learn how to feel closer to their peers even while being apart during the pandemic through learning about movement synchrony and learning a dance together.
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IN-SYNC’s Dancing Along to Belong!

Earth & Environmental Science

Invasive Species in Hamilton Harbour

Students will be introduced to ecosystems and the differences between native and invasive species, with a focus on fish that can be found in Hamilton Harbour.
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Invasive Species in Hamilton Harbour

Information Technology

The Dots

Students learn about how data in computers is stored and transmitted as a series of zeros and ones and complete an activity to represent words and numbers using just these two symbols.
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The Dots

Astronomy & Space Science

Constellation Detective

Students are given an unlabeled picture of a night sky and asked to find the constellations in it.
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Constellation Detective

Biology

Food Web Jenga

Students will learn about food chains and trophic levels, and then gain an appreciation for the complexity and interconnectedness of ecosystems and how food chains are affected by environmental events using a game of Jenga with colour-coded blocks.
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Food Web Jenga

Physics

Make Your Own Bottled Music

Students see how different amounts of air and water in a space can change the way we hear sounds.
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Make Your Own Bottled Music

Physics

Make a "Coat Hanger Walkman"

Students explore the science of sound by creating their own "Walkman" which transmits vibrations through a piece of string.
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Make a "Coat Hanger Walkman"

Earth & Environmental Science

Summer Time Bucket List

Students will do a variety of activities listed on their "Summer Time Bucket List" and try to check off as many activities as possible over the course of the summer break.
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Summer Time Bucket List

Physics

Optical Inversion

Students will be introduced to a refraction - when light bends it passes from one material to another.
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Optical Inversion

Information Technology

Graph Paper Programming

Students use computational thinking skills and global competencies to create a series of instructions describing how to draw a graph paper design.
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Graph Paper Programming

Health Sciences

Amazing Race Personal Genomics

Students go through a pipeline of some of the tasks needed to be done for a patient to get their genome sequenced from point A, all the way to point B where the patient will receive their personalized treatment.
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Amazing Race Personal Genomics

Information Technology

Driving Towards the Future - Virtual

Participants will be introduced to coding and will give instructions to program a car.
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Driving Towards the Future - Virtual

Information Technology

Ask A Scientist

A virtual interview with a scientist where volunteers lead an interactive session about themselves, their interest in science, their career path, etc.
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Ask A Scientist

Information Technology

Science Misconceptions Trivia

This is a Kahoot that includes 68 questions ranging from easier questions - what animal lays an egg: duck - to harder ones - if a meteor lands on the ground is it hot to touch - to highlight many misconceptions that exist across a variety of science topics!
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Science Misconceptions Trivia

Biology

Hunt the Organelle!

Students will learn the difference between animal and plant cells and obtain an understanding of the major organelles by conducting a scavenger hunt.
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Hunt the Organelle!