In their second-last week of high school the grade 12 students began their final unit on vector theory. The students learned about vector spaces and eigenvalues, concepts that will become very important as students transition into higher education.
This week grade 12 students are completing their Chemistry summative projects. Given the choice between synthesizing a complex compound and determining the Vitamin C concentration of different juices, students must design and execute their own procedures.
For their final trip of the year, grade 12 students visited Chicago for five days. The itinerary included visitations to the Art Institute of Chicago and Wrigley’s Stadium. Students also participated in numerous architectural tours of the city and visited homes designed by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright.
The grade 12 Algebra and Geometry students began their unit on matrices. The students learned how to perform basic operations with matrices, and how to use them to represent linear transformations. The students will continue to study matrices until their graduation trip at the end of May.