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The Ebola Invasion

Our final scimatics project of grade 8 was titled Comic Cells. The driving question for this project was “How do cells and diseases interact?” In this project we created a comic that featured cells and diseases interacting. We also had… Continue Reading →

How to Become a PLP Learner

Over the past couple weeks we prepared for our Summer Exhibition 2022. This exhibition would be similar to what we did for The Outsiders project earlier in the year. In this project we would be in big groups with the… Continue Reading →

Imagery of New France

Our final humanities project for grade 8 was titled New Beginnings. The driving question was “What did the establishment of New France mean for all people involved?” In this project, we made two images that showed pros and cons of… Continue Reading →

Transitional Presentation of Learning 2022

As one as my last posts of grade 8, I thought I would take the time to reflect on all of my learning during my first year of PLP. This year I learned so much and I have had the… Continue Reading →

I Wrote A Pirate Story

A month or so ago, we worked on a project called Argh Matey. I’m only now getting to the blog post, however I still have everything fresh on my mind. The driving question was “What was the cause and consequence… Continue Reading →

I Designed a Truck

Our most recent Scimatics project was called The Ultimate Design Challenge. The driving question was a little bit of a fill in the blanks question. It was “How can I design a _______ with maximum (surface area/volume)?” In this project… Continue Reading →

Destination Improvisation Part 2

For the past six months, we have been preparing to compete in the Destination Imagination BC Provincial Challenge 2022. To learn what DI is and more about what we accomplished, read my previous DI blog post. Click here to read…. Continue Reading →

Atom Escape!

Our most recent Scimatics project has been titled Chemistry Coding. The driving question was “How can the behaviour of matter be explained by the kinetic molecular theory and the atomic theories?” In this project we created a coded game using… Continue Reading →

Historical Significance During the Renaissance

Recently in Humanities, we have been working on a project called The Renaissance: a Change Engine. The driving question was “What significant developments emerged from the past and how do they impact us today.” In this project we explored historical… Continue Reading →

Our Trip Loon Lake

A few weeks ago, PLP 8 and 9 went on our first field study. We went to the Loon Lake Lodge and Retreat Centre for three nights and had a great time. We wanted to be amazing learners on our… Continue Reading →

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