Resources

Science World has supported fun and engaging science education since 1989 with award-winning programming for BC teachers, parents and students. Our vast collection of resources are teacher reviewed, classroom tested and matched to BCs transformed curriculum by grade.

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Activities

Activity Length:
30-40 mins.
Activity Type:
Discrepant Event (Investigatable)

Students create a super simple motor using an electromagnet.

Activity Length:
30 mins.
Activity Type:
Exploration

Smelly Science!

Activity Length:
20-45 mins.
Activity Type:
Discrepant Event (Investigatable)

Students create a simple motor using an electromagnet.

Activity Length:
20 mins.
Activity Type:
Exploration

Students will play with cars to discover how potential and kinetic energy make them move.

Activity Length:
1-2 weeks
Activity Type:
Exploration

Students examine the differences between two identical plants when one plant is deprived of sunlight.

Activity Length:
20 mins.
Activity Type:
Demonstration

Students learn a topological trick with a rope.

Activity Length:
20 mins.
Activity Type:
Demonstration

In this demonstration, students explore some of the planet's most impressive and most unique animals!

Activity Length:
5 mins.
Activity Type:
Demonstration

In this activity, students determine the centre of gravity of a volunteer.

Activity Length:
10 mins.
Activity Type:
Demonstration

In this activity, students witness a trick that appears to defy logic. By examining the object's centre of gravity and its base of support, the physics behind the illusion is unveiled.

Activity Length:
10 mins.
Activity Type:
Discrepant Event (Investigatable)

In this demo, students must brainstorm an explanation for the mysterious behaviour of a balloon that stays inflated without being tied.

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