This week, the grade 10 science students continued to monitor their potential of hydrogen (pH) experiment. They planted radishes and watered each plant with different acidities to test the effects of acid rain on vegetation.
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 …
The grade 12 chemistry students studied acid-base equilibrium. They completed two separate titrations using hydrochloric acid and acetic acid against a sodium hydroxide base. The pH values were recorded using a pH meter and Vernier LabQuest. The resulting titration curve was studied and the molar concentrations of the acids were determined.
The Marc Garneau co-ed volleyball team finished their last regular season game with a victory over Parkdale Collegiate Institute. The team trained in the mornings at 7:00am and after school until 5:00pm with a community coach. They will be moving on to the playoffs in the following week.
This week, the grade 10 English students chose from a selection of various novels written by Canadian authors. They will be reading, annotating, and analyzing their novels for an upcoming assignment.
The grade 12 algebra and geometry students explored lines and planes in multidimensional space. The class learned how to express equations of lines and planes in vector, parametric, and symmetric forms, as well as how to convert between the forms.