This week, the grade 11 chemistry class performed titration experiments using various technical equipment to determine the percentage of acetic acid in vinegar.
This week, the grade 11 BC calculus students learned different methods to compute definite and indefinite integrals. They were taught integration by parts and integration with trigonometric substitutions.
The grade 10 math class began their unit on imaginary numbers this week. They performed calculations involving imaginary numbers and learned about the implications of imaginary numbers in the graphs of functions. Next, they will begin studying graphing on an imaginary plane.
The grade 9 science class worked with microscopes. After learning about the structure of a cell, they took swabs of their own cheek cells and observed them under a microscope. The students drew diagrams of the cells and observed many characteristics of the cells, such as the effects of the visible bacterium and the size of the cells.
A representative from Elections Canada, Zoe Flatman, visited the grade 9 geography class. Guided by the representative, the students compared and contrasted different electoral communities and discussed possible explanations for various statistics such as population density, voter turnout, and average voter age.
This week, the Kindness Cafe held by Undercover Kindness Garneau took place at lunch in the cafeteria. Students dropped by to write down compliments or submit nice comments into an anonymous forum. The event, which featured various snacks and treats, was an overall success.