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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:
1–2 hours
Activity Type:
Exploration

In teams, become an expert on one organ system and try to convince your classmates that it is the most important in the body.

Activity Length:
1 hour
Activity Type:
Demonstration

In this demonstration, students will observe interactions between polystyrene, water and acetone and explain the results in terms of their molecular structure.

Activity Length:
60 min. (90 with extension)
Activity Type:
Exploration

What will happen when imaginary Sasquatch families need to leave the temperate rainforest of British Columbia and settle in other North American biomes? In this activity students investigate how adaptations ensure that animals survive in their habitat.

Activity Length:
10 min.
Activity Type:
Game

Sing the song of evolution.

Activity Length:
1 hour
Activity Type:
Exploration

Students will create scratch logins, and then work as a group through the step-by-step introduction.

Activity Length:
20 minutes of instruction, 20-30 minutes for student activity
Activity Type:
Exploration

Explore what Cartesian coordinates are and use them in Scratch programming

Activity Length:
20 minutes of instruction, 20-30 minutes for student activity
Activity Type:
Exploration

If-then logic and loops are key parts of any computer language. In particular, these allow the construction of games with goals and scoring.

Activity Length:
20 minutes of instruction, 20-40 minutes for student activity
Activity Type:
Exploration

This activity introduces the idea of variables as well as the ability to have a program ask the user for input. Using variables requires a bit more abstract thinking than the previous activities, so be prepared to spend extra time especially with younger students.

Activity Length:
15 minutes of instruction, 15-30 minutes for student activity
Activity Type:
Exploration

The Data tab allows you to create and modify your own variables.

Activity Length:
20 minutes video, 20-30 minutes of student activity
Activity Type:
Exploration

By this point in the series, students will be ready to use the tutorial videos and guidelines on their own.

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