AP Physics students visited the University of Toronto Institute of Aerospace Studies, where they were introduced to many subjects of post-graduate research, from computational fluid dynamics to aircraft design optimization. Students had the opportunity to interact with professors, graduate students, and PhD candidates to learn more about the research conducted at UTAIS.
In preparation for their biology unit, students in Ms. Oliver’s grade 9 science class reviewed microscope procedures and examined the intricate structure of a fish scale slide with their new tools. They also prepared a wet-mount slide to observe a printed letter. Microscopes reveal the world in a whole new way: up close and personal!
This week, students in the TOPS Design course have started the Electrical Components unit of the course. Students are currently learning the basics of electronics, such as reading electrical schematics and soldering wires. These skills will come handy soon as students will be building Bumper-Bots in the near future…from scratch!