The grade 12 AP Physics student began their first laboratory assignment this week. Using equipment such as LabQuests, MATLAB, and video cameras, the students are analyzing the movement of the fluids inside the cans (without being able to look inside!) and the characteristic behaviour of consommé and broth soups.
This week, the Grade 10 students visited Algonquin Park for 4 days to explore the environmental sciences. Students participated in activities which included observing wildlife, using scientific probes, collecting data, and hiking through numerous Algonquin trails.
This week in English, the Grade 9 students practiced writing essays concisely and effectively using organizational strategies. They will be using these new found skills in an essay analyzing various themes covered in Homer’s The Odyssey.
In English this week, the Grade 9 TOPS students delved deeper into the world of Greek Mythology, working in groups to develop interactive games that would engage the the class. These games were used by the students to both entertain and teach them about Greek myths.