Chapter 0

The grade 11 calculus classes began their first unit: a review on functions. They blazed through transformations, composite functions, piecewise functions, and function families, reviewing everything they had learned in math last year in just two weeks. Students will write one final test on these concepts before their next unit on limits and continuity.

Algonquin Analysis

For their science summatives, the grade 10 students presented their findings from the Algonquin expedition. Each group analyzed a specific aspect of the park; examples of topics included dissolved oxygen, soil type, water pH, birds, mammals, trees, soil pH, water ions and others. They communicated their findings through a formal scientific paper and a 15-minute presentation to the class in …

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Algonquin Expedition

The grade 10 science students embarked on their excursion to Algonquin Park. Over the course of 4 days, in groups of about 9 students, they collectively stopped at over 60 designated locations performing in excess of 2000 experiments. Now the grade 10 students are hard at work in groups of 4, writing a paper on one of the experiments; public …

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Algonquin Training

The grade 10 science students split up into training specialization groups in preparation for their Algonquin Park expedition in May. Over the next week, they will undergo rigorous training in one of the three specializations to ensure that they are well prepared for their training test at the end of the unit.