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.
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.
Students explore why some things dissolve but not others by learning about particle interactions.
Students will explore what happens in their nervous system, endocrine system and circulatory system when their brain detects stressful situations.
Students explore various aspects of flight and apply their knowledge by designing and testing paper planes.
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.
Students will be building their very own crater and testing different sized balls from various heights to see how their crater size may differ.
Students will learn about stars and create a "constellation viewer" where they can create a constellation to look at.
Read "Greg's Microscope" and learn about microscopes by building your own.
Read "If: Ball, Then: Catch" and learn about the basics of programming using just paper and pencil.
Read "Who Likes the Wind?" and learn about wind and renewable energy.
Read "Curious George and the Hot Air Balloon" and learn about the properties of light.
Students have the opportunity explore different ways that animals insulate themselves to stay warm in winter by testing different insulating materials in ice cold water (e.g., fur, cotton balls, foil, thermal sock, etc.).
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.