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Hampstead: Mason Jar Music

Hampstead scientists created beautiful melodies this week in Ms. Jodi’s science program using mason jars. They filled the jars, each with a different level of water, ranging from full to almost empty. Ms. Jodi added some food colouring to make the … Continue reading

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Westmount Park: Getting Messy

Slime is always a big hit when it comes to science class and experiments, so for our Monday science class the students voted that we make slime! Three simple ingredients turned into hours of fun. We mixed together some glue, shaving … Continue reading

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Westmount Park: Eggciting News!

Just in time for the Easter holiday, we here at Westmount Park B.A.S.E. daycare had the opportunity to see some chicks hatching out of their shell. The experience was shared by a group of students from Grades 3 to 6. The … Continue reading

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St. Raphael: Hydroponic System Phase II

Turns out spending lunch time once a week knee-deep in plants, science, math and hydroponics is super fun for these St. Raphael daycare students! In phase two of the HydroFlora project happening at St. Raphael, students have moved from doing … Continue reading

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Budding Scientists: Air Pressure

Budding Scientists at John Caboto Academy and Hampstead discovered air pressure by creating hoop gliders, and tinfoil boats.  Hoop gliders were fabricated via strips of paper taped into the shape of hoops (one large and one small), which were fastened to either end … Continue reading

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St. Dorothy: Science Week Fun

Science week was a great hit with the pre-k children at St. Dorothy School.  From January 29 to February 2, 2018,  we did two different experiments daily. From exploding volcanos to jelly bean rainbows the students became my curious scientists.  Some quotes from the children when asked … Continue reading

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Dalkeith: Colour Wheel Illusion

Another take on optical illusions was explored by Dalkeith Elementary’s Budding Scientists to end session 1! Students drew colour wheels on paper, and tested them by poking a hole in the centre and placing them on a pencil, which was supported … Continue reading

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