Grade 6 – Space

Grade 6 – Space

This post will contain all of the grade 6 lessons on space. Students will be learning about the components of the solar system, including the Sun, Earth, and other planets, comets, asteroids, and meteoroids. They will learn to connect the force of gravity concepts previously taught in our flight unit to the relationships found between celestial objects in space. Later in this section, students will investigate various technologies that are used in space exploration with a focus on Canada’s contribution…

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Hannukia li yesh חנוכיה לי יש

Hannukia li yesh חנוכיה לי יש

As part of our cross-curricular learning and technology piece of the Science & Technology portion of our class, students will be 3D modelling a Hanukkiah in a class-wide STEAM competition. Students are challenged to build candle holder parts of the Hannukah lamp using the online software program, Tinkercad. Each design will creatively incorporate a Jewish hero theme. All of our class competition information and Tinkercad links will be housed here. Sizing Guidelines Your candle holder should be 10cm (100mm) tall…

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Grade 8 – Fluids

Grade 8 – Fluids

All of our learning, links, and information on Fluids can be found here. All student homework should be saved to your Science: Fluids folder in your google drive. Lesson 1: Introduction to Fluids 7.1 – Introduction to Fluids (read and answer questions # 1-3) Lesson 2: Laminar and Turbulent Flow 7.2 – Characteristics of Fluids (read and answer questions #1, 3, 5ab, 6) Laminar vs. Turbulent Flow example Lesson 3: Viscosity 7.3 – Flow Rate and Viscosity (read and answer…

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#GlobalMakerDay @theojcs 2022

#GlobalMakerDay @theojcs 2022

On Thursday October 20th, Science classes will participate in Global Maker Day. A day dedicated to learning, sharing, and playing while completing STEM-related challenges. Challenges will provide students to practice problem-solving, be creative, and have fun learning. Students have been asked to collect items for the OJCS Global maker day, October 20th. We are looking for any cardboard boxes (think cereal boxes) toilet paper tubes, paint stir sticks, popsicle sticks, and plastic tubs (think yoghurt pots, sour cream tubs –…

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Grade 6 – Flight

Grade 6 – Flight

All presentations, links, activities, homework, and videos from the Flight unit will be posted below. Lesson 1: Properties of Air  Watch the video above Make a copy of the Properties of Air document, add it to your Flight folder, and answer the 6 questions Lesson 2: Lift vs. Gravity Make a copy of the Properties of Air Web and add it to your Flight folder notes Read the following and answer questions #1 and 3 Lesson 3: Air in Motion…

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Grade 8 – Cells

Grade 8 – Cells

Lesson 1: Cell Theory 4.2 Postulates of the Cell Theory (Read and answer questions 1 -3: Due Thursday September 8) Lesson 2: Plant and Animal Cells 4.5 Plant and Animal Cells (Read and answer question 4 at the end of the text) Organelle chart example (From question 4 above) Plant vs. Animal Cell Labelling Sheet 1 (Make a copy and save it to your Cells folder) Lesson 3: The Compound Microscope 4.3 – The Compound Microscope (Read and answer questions…

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Grade 6 – Google Research Tips

Grade 6 – Google Research Tips

Here are some helpful tips as you expand your web literacy, research, and digital citizenship skills. Feel free to download a copy and add it to your Science folder to refer back to it when needed. The review Sheet is found below.   Review Sheet How to write a bibliography link

Grade 7 – Ecosystems

Grade 7 – Ecosystems

Lesson 1: Biotic and Abiotic Factors List the biotic and abiotic factors in this handout (make a copy for yourself and save it to your ecosystems folder) Download a copy of this 4.1 ‘What is an Ecosystem?‘ text to your ecosystems folder Read the information and answer questions 2, 3, and 4 at the end of the text (Due Monday, September 12) Lesson 2: Ecosystem Unit Vocabulary Ecosystems Vocabulary Student Sheet (To be filled in using the 4.1 & 4.4…

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Grade 7: Structures

Grade 7: Structures

All presentations, links, and videos from the Structures: Form and Function lessons will be posted below. Lesson 1: Stability and Forces Presentation   Lesson 2: Stress on Structures and Structure Types Presentation Lesson 3: Stability, Symmetry & Bridge Type Presentation Lesson 4: Bridge Building Design Challenge! Pasta Bridge Design Challenge – link

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