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1-2 hours

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Water Filtration

Students design a water filter to separate a mixture.

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Ocean Acidification

Students will learn how the production of carbon dioxide contributes to environment issues such as ocean acidification.

Health Sciences

Circulatory System (Grade 5)

Learn about the human circulatory system and make your own scab!

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Climate Change Escape Room Challenge

A set of challenges set around climate change.

Chemistry

Elements and Compounds

A hands-on activity set focused on elements and compounds and their use in everyday life.

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Gardens Against Greenhouse Gas

Students make seed bombs to promote native biodiversity.

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Airy Acidification

Students learn how greenhouse gases contribute to ocean acidification.

Chemistry Volunteer Activities

Mix It Up

Students explore why some things dissolve but not others by learning about particle interactions.

Biology Volunteer Activities

Fight or Flight? The Science of Stress - Virtual

Students will explore what happens in their nervous system, endocrine system and circulatory system when their brain detects stressful situations.

Physics Volunteer Activities

High Flyers

Students explore various aspects of flight and apply their knowledge by designing and testing paper planes.

Information Technology Volunteer Activities

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.

Biology Volunteer Activities

Storytime - Microscope Fun

Read "Greg's Microscope" and learn about microscopes by building your own.

Information Technology Volunteer Activities

Storytime - Programming on Paper

Read "If: Ball, Then: Catch" and learn about the basics of programming using just paper and pencil.

Biology Volunteer Activities

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.

Earth & Environmental Science Volunteer Activities

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Students will go on an outdoor scavenger hunt to find things related to nature and the environment.