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New Science 8 Body Systems Unit Plan

Here is an updated version of the Science 8 Body Systems Unit plan. This represents one of the six strategies that support students being able to answer the three (+1) questions.

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Accommodating in Science

This week I had the privilege of sharing with the Gladstone Science Department a framework (and evidence that supports it) that allows for all students to experience more success in science keeping in mind that change should be manageable. In practice, … Continue reading

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From Bums to Gums – Pro D Videos for Science Teachers

Pro D videos for teachers from Teacher TV in the UK: Check out “Bums to Gums” — second segment of this video Demonstrating biology Engaging biology activities which require simple equipment. Demonstrating chemistry Demonstrations of chemical reactions to enthuse your … Continue reading

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Lightsource – Science Teacher Pro-D

From Tracy Walker via Marcello Pavan outreach@triumf.ca The Canadian Light Source has developed a wonderful Pro-D opportunity for teachers at their facility in Saskatoon (funding available for travel and accommodations) and they are putting out a call to interested teachers. … Continue reading

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Celebrate Science Event – Sept 24th

Via Marina Milner-Bolotin (BCAPT 2011-2012 President) Celebrate Science 2011 is being held at the BeatyBiodiversityMuseum at UBC on Saturday, September 24th, 2011. The event brings together science writers of BC and everybody who teaches science in K-12. We will celebrate … Continue reading

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Science Miniconference – June 22nd –

Susan Hunter-Jivung, a Physics teacher at Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary in Surrey, BC, is organising a Year of Science event at her school for teachers and students. The focus is conservation and many of the projects can be applied to science … Continue reading

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Forest Ecosystems – Summer PD Opportunity

The BC Festival of Forestry is a non-profit organization committed to providing quality professional development experiences for school teachers. For over 40 years, we have run tours for Lower Mainland and Victoria area teachers to rural communities in BC. The … Continue reading

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Elementary Science Pro-D Opportunity

Note: Last fall my students & I attended an Optics workshop put on by Graham Lea and it was brilliant!  It was accessible for all age levels with lots of hands on activities.  I left many good ideas & activities that I took … Continue reading

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