If you somehow haven’t noticed, planet earth isn’t doing so hot right now. Actually it’s getting way too hot and we all have to start doing something to change that. Why not start now? In the first Humanities project of grade 9, we’ll be looking at how people and the environment affect each other, as … Continue reading A Letter for the Environment
Welcome to the first blog post of grade 9! We have just finished our first scimatics project all about exponents. Otherwise known as those little weird numbers that hitch hike on top of other numbers. To complete this project we had to do three main things; Learn about what exponent laws actually are, design a … Continue reading Castle Quest! A Game of Exponent Laws
Comic Cells! Welcome to the last project of grade 8! This project was all about was all about how cells and diseases interact with each other at a cellular level. To show off our learning we created a comic book that goes through some of the things that happen when a disease enters your body. … Continue reading The Tales of the Lurking Leprae
For this project, the goal was to create an object in a design software that was maximized for either Surface area or Volume. For example, you could create a solar panel for maximum surface area so it could absorb more sunlight, or create a water bottle for maximum volume so it can hold more water. … Continue reading Ultimate Design Challenge!!
Chemistry Coding! As you might have been able to guess from the name, this project was all about atoms, matter and coding with the driving question being “How can the behaviour of matter be explained by the Kinetic Molecular theory and Atomic theory”. The final product of this project was a Scratch coded game or … Continue reading Particle Pop: A Game About Matter and Atoms
Welcome to the last project of quarter 3. This project was called “The More Things Change” and was all about European Settlement, and the Fur Trade. As always, the project had a driving question, this one being “What did European Settlement mean for all the people involved” To answer this question, we did a lot … Continue reading The More Things Change
Growth Mindset! You may have heard of it before, or it might be a completely new, but it’s always something you can improve on. Throughout the quarter, we have been doing a project all about the differences between having a growth mindsets vs a fixed mindset, and how to grow your MIND! If you have … Continue reading How to Grow Your Mind
Destination Imagination! Destination Imagination, also know as DI, is an international tournament in which groups of students try to solve challenges using communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creative skills. This was my very first year doing DI, but because of the Covid 19 pandemic, it looked a lot different then what it was in previous … Continue reading Destination Imagination
Ahoy matey We have finished another project! This project is called Argh Matey. It was a fairly short project that lasted only around two weeks, and I’m here to tell you all about it. Argh Matey was all about the Age of Exploration, and of course pirates. We started off the project by watching the … Continue reading Land Ho!
It’s finally the end of the student blogging challenge, and it really bugs me that we are ending on week 11. Not week 10, not week 12, but week 11. WHYY? This week, we are reflecting on the past ten blogging challenges, and talking about how this blog is going to look in the … Continue reading The End of The Road