Blowing Bubbles

This week, the Grade 12 TOPS Biology class wrapped up their unit on macromolecules and continued their study of cell structures and enzymes with a fun bubble lab. By using string, straws and a soap-glycerin solution, they were able to blow bubbles of different sizes and understand how different structural changes affect cell membranes.

Electrical Transformers

This week, students from Ms. Patrascu’s Grade 12 TOPS Physics class unearthed the mysteries behind electricity as they created a transformer in class. Students were able to witness a magnetic field induce a measurable charge by placing a solenoid in a current-carrying loop of wire. This process, which transforms alternating current to direct current, powers homes all across the world!

Counting Cards

This week, Ms. Chan’s Grade 12 TOPS Data Management Class wrapped up their unit on Probability and moved onto Binomial Distribution and Expansion. After finishing up difficult units involving permutations and combinations, they were able to apply Pascal’s Triangle and probability distribution laws to determine if card games were fair. After a long week, they wrapped up their studies with …

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