Nitrogen cycles through our ecosystems. It is an essential nutrient for many living things and plays a key role in the environment. However, too much nitrogen can be harmful.
Many environmental factors can impact plant growth, and as a farmer, you will have to look for genetic modifications that can help you grow the best crop this year!
Discover the impacts of ocean acidification by observing the effect of acidity on shellfish.
Students will conduct a simulation to demonstrate control of several variables in the ecosystem, where different scenarios will be used to demonstrate the positive and negative effects humans have on local ecosystems.
Students will learn about the habitat and lifecycle of Pacific salmon, the effects of climate change on salmon populations and the importance of sustainable fishing practices.
Students will learn about the importance of food webs and how climate change can disrupt them.
Students mine for chocolate chips in cookies, attempting to get as many chocolate chips as possible without damaging the cookie.
Students learn about conservation of energy, measure the bounce of a ball at different heights and then use elastic potential energy to make a paper glider fly having kinetic energy.
Students build a life cycle of a butterfly and then watch a 10 minute clip from the Carleton University Butterfly Show.
Students model how food travels through our digestive system and do a digestive system art work.