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Do YOU Have a Concussion?

Students will learn the signs and symptoms of a concussion. This activity will encourage further discussion about concussions with friends and family. Adapted from Scrambled Brains Activity by Parachute.ca

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Neuron Circuits

Students will make a circuit with playdough, and use it as a metaphor for how a concussion can affect our neurons and slow the transmission of nerve impulses. Adapted from Brainfacts.org – Squishy Neuron Activity.

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Thumb Wrestling

Students learn about hydraulics and pneumatics, and how they can be used to lift loads in our school program “Devising Devices”. In this post activity, students will battle each other with syringes and see who will win a thumb wrestle war.

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Unicellular Organisms and the Ozobot

Demonstrate an understanding of the basic structure and function of plant and animal cells and cell processes.

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Scratch and Cells

Students will learn about Scratch Coding, and compare the idea of scratch blocks to living cells.

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Coding Water System Cue Cards

Students will learn appropriate terminology related to climate change, including, but not limited to: water table, aquifer, polar ice-cap, and salinity by coding digital cue cards.

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Water Treated Process with Ozobots

Students will learn about the process in which municipalities use to process and distribute water while designing and creating a map to illustrate the process with a coded Ozobot.

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Solve a Cellular Mystery - Spot the Differences

This is a Post Activity for the Solve a Cellular Mystery Program at Science North. Using the PowerPoint presentation provided, students will play~Spot the Differences to review their knowledge about animal and plant cells.

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Build Your Own Microscope

In this lesson students will learn the importance of microscopy to cell biology as well as the history of microscope development and the difference between a single lens microscope and a compound microscope.

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Hard Working Organelles

This lesson will start with reactivating what students already know about organelles and cells. In this lesson the students will learn the specific organelle structures and their functions in both plant and animal cells.

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The Incredible Shrinking/Growing Bear

In this lesson students will develop a hypothesis and design an experiment to change the volume of gummy bears. They will understand the process of diffusion and osmosis and their importance to cells.

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Extracting DNA from Peas

In this lesson students will learn the basic procedure involved in extracting DNA from the cell’s nucleus. They will assess why DNA extraction could be important to human health or the environment.

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Hay! I Can Grow One-celled Organisms

In this lesson students will compare unicellular organisms to multicellular organisms. They will also observe unicellular organisms in a water sample.

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Build a Submarine Part 1

This is lesson one in a five lesson unit on fluids. The unit uses submarines as a framework on which to build knowledge and conduct experiments. This lesson focuses on fluid basics and building a hydrometer.

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Build a Submarine Part 2

This is lesson two in a five-lesson unit on fluids. The unit uses submarines as a framework on which to build knowledge and conduct experiments. This lesson focuses on what submarines do.  There are experiments on pressure and depth and how fluids of different densities layer on top of each other.

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Build a Submarine Part 3

This is lesson three in a five lesson unit on fluids. The unit uses submarines as a framework on which to build knowledge and conduct experiments. This lesson focuses on building a simple submarine that can be raised and lowered by adjusting the amount of air in it.

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Build a Submarine Part 4

This is lesson four in a five-lesson unit on fluids. The unit uses submarines as a framework on which to build knowledge and conduct experiments. This lesson focuses on building a second submarine that can propel itself.

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Build a Submarine Part 5

This is lesson five in a five-lesson unit on fluids. The unit uses submarines as a framework on which to build knowledge and conduct experiments. This lesson focuses on Archimedes principle and buoyancy.

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Cell Biology – Build an Animal Cell

This is a Pre Activity for the Cell Biology School Program at Science North. In this lesson, students use craft materials to design and build an animal cell model to demonstrate its basic structure and function.

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Maker Spectacular – Gamepad Generation

This is a Post Activity for the Maker Spectacular School Program delivered by the Science en Route Outreach Team. Students will use their knowledge of how the Makey-Makey circuits functioned to develop a more ergonomic version of the gamepad for their use.

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Make a Watershed

Students will make their own watershed and test them to see where water and pollution will flow.

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Watersheds

In this lesson, students build a watershed and use it to conduct experiments which simulate an actual watershed.

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Water Quality and Watersheds

In this lesson, students build a model of a watershed to experiment with and learn about the effects of pollution on a watershed.

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