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Brain Buster Virtual Quiz

Students participate in a series of exciting virtual quizzes.
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Brain Buster Virtual Quiz

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

Biology

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.
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Fight or Flight? The Science of Stress - Virtual

Biology

Monster Mash

Students will classify species of monsters using a creature dichotomous key.
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Monster Mash

Biology

Storytime - Microscope Fun

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

Earth & Environmental Science

Storytime - Butterfly Life Cycle

Read "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" and learn about the different steps in the life cycle of a butterfly.
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Storytime - Butterfly Life Cycle

Biology

Storytime - What If There Were No Bees?

Read "What If There Were No Bees?" and learn about the importance of bees and cross-pollination.
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Storytime - What If There Were No Bees?

Biology

Animal Adaptations

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.).
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Animal Adaptations

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

Earth & Environmental Science

Nature Scavenger Hunt

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

Earth & Environmental Science

Nature BINGO

Students will go outdoors to search for various natural objects and living things, and try to be the first person to get a BINGO.
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Nature BINGO

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

Health Sciences

Viral Vaccines SARS-CoV-2

Students learn about pandemics, coronaviruses and vaccines and then design a vaccine using information on the SARS-CoV-2 virus structure.
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Viral Vaccines SARS-CoV-2

Biology

Animals Meet Alphabet

Students learn more about the diversity of animals through a card game.
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Animals Meet Alphabet

Biology

Brain and Neurons

Students will learn about some important structures found in the human body’s nervous system along with their functions.
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Brain and Neurons