Classroom Examples: High School: Science

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Chemistry: Making Learning Visible in High School

Grade Level: High School – Chemistry 20 Task: In this Chemistry 20 class, students were given Stoichiometry problems in order to solve ...Continue Reading
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Cycles of Matter in Living Systems

How do grocery stores keep their vegetables fresh looking? This question intrigued and invited students to behave like scientists as they designed and conducted experiments, collected data, and reported on their findings.... Continue Reading
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Cycles of Matter in Living Systems

Grade Level: Div. 4 Task: How do grocery stores keep their vegetables fresh looking, so they are appealing to buy? This question ...Continue Reading
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Designing as Engineers: Thermodynamics

In order to engage students in developing a deep understanding the laws of thermodynamics, these grade 10s were given a challenge of building a thermos that would conserve the energy of hot water.... Continue Reading
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Ecological Field Study

The study was designed so that students uncovered relationships between biomes, energy and climate. ... Continue Reading
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Reality Bites

Students were tasked with being biologists who have more than a few reasons to be concerned about drug use and abuse in our society.... Continue Reading
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Robotics

Engaging students in science inquiry and engineering by enabling them to create, invent, and explore with digital technologies.... Continue Reading
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Survivor

In this Biology 20 Inquiry Project, students were tasked with being a member of a transplant team whose patient has had a major organ failure due to a disease and that treatment or a transplant was necessary.... Continue Reading

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