Map of Canada

Students in Ms. Scholl’s grade 12 English class learned about Canada’s Indigenous people and the struggles that they face by studying texts that describe the issues experienced by the Indigenous community. The class connected their studies to Canada’s geography through a giant map labelled with important Indigenous landmarks, routes and history.

Crazy Circuits

In groups of four and five, the grade 12 AP physics students executed self-designed experiments to test the properties of diodes, transistors, and capacitors. They constructed circuits to measure the electrical potential and current at a desired semiconductor. Students attended lectures about semiconductors to help them with their experiments.

Examining Spread

The grade 12 data management class began studying the measures of central tendency and spread. The students furthered their understanding of standard deviation by examining how they are used to calculate the z-score of a normal distribution data set.

Math gets Complex

This week, the grade 12 linear algebra class learned about the properties and forms of complex numbers, as well as relevant theorems. After learning how to compute basic operations such as addition and multiplication, they studied how to graph complex numbers on the Argand plane.