Students will get to learn about what a structure is and what materials can be used to build a strong and stable bridge.
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 learn about pandemics, coronaviruses and vaccines and then design a vaccine using information on the SARS-CoV-2 virus structure.
Students build a bee from foam balls and pipe cleaners to learn the anatomy of the bee, make a proboscis to "eat like a bee" and learn the bee waggle dance.
Students are introduced to form and function of structures and then build a bridge given certain limitations.
Students learn about butterfly biodiversity, build a butterfly biodiversity mobile from simple materials, and watch a clip from the Carleton University butterfly show.
Students build a life cycle of a butterfly and then watch a 10 minute clip from the Carleton University Butterfly Show.
Students complete a modification of the blood role play through the heart that the national office developed years ago.
Students use paper and build different shaped columns, test them for strength, and are then challenged to make 4 columns using only paper that will hold the most weight.
Students model how food travels through our digestive system and do a digestive system art work.
Students model the digestive system, learning about some of the digestive enzymes and physiology along the way.
Students learn about dinosaurs with paper bag puppets and a fossil extraction activity using cookies.
Students are introduced to a simple circuit and switch with a light bulb, similar to a Harry Potter type wand.