Relevant Related Rates

The grade 11 calculus class used their knowledge of derivatives to solve related rates problems. One of many real-world problems they examined was calculating the rate of change of the distance between two cars. Next, students will learn about other topics of differentiation, including local linear approximation and indeterminate forms.

Experiments that Matter

The grade 11 chemistry class finished their study of chemical equations and moved on to their matter unit. They covered topics including the light spectrum and nuclear equations, and conducted several lab experiments. In upcoming lessons, they plan to further investigate the quantum regions of matter as well as periodic trends.

Ode to Man

This week, the grade 11 English students presented their choral readings based on “Ode to Man”, a famous passage from Sophocles’ Antigone. Students worked in groups to create their own versions of this piece, describing the greatness of mankind.

Plant Growth Project

This week, the grade 11 biology students began their plant growth investigation project. Students worked in groups to design experiments investigating the impacts of various variables on plant growth. They selected and planted their subjects, then began their experiments.