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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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Dalkeith: A Shocking Good Time!

Budding Scientists at Dalkeith elementary learned about static electricity this week via three experiments. The first experiment was drawing parchment paper ghosts and using a balloon that had been rubbed on their hair to conduct static electricity. When they held … Continue reading

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Parkdale: Marble Momentum Mazes

Parkdale Budding Scientists built their own marble momentum mazes after learning how things gain speed as they travel down a hill.   Every child received some paper, straws and cord. Without concrete instructions, students let their creative process flow. Each of the mazes … Continue reading

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Science Fun & Life-Size Games!

LIFE-SIZE FUN Every second week for their extended lunch period, Grade 5 students at Pierre Elliott Trudeau elementary school have been participating in a Life-Sized Games program. The first week kicked off with a giant game of checkers. Students helped one another … Continue reading

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Michelangelo: Budding Scientists Make Stress Balls out of Oobleck

Jodi Schwartz, B.A.S.E. Curriculum Advisor On the morning of Thursday, March 16 2017 the B.A.S.E. Daycare Budding Scientists at Michelangelo International school returned from a snow day full force to learn about the difference between liquids and solids. Oobleck, a liquid substance … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Ballantyne: Magic Milk Monday

Jodi Schwartz, B.A.S.E. Curriculum Advisor This fall, the Budding Scientists at Elizabeth Ballantyne B.A.S.E. Daycare started their Monday mornings with science experiments.  On November 21 2016, the young scientists experienced Magic Milk Monday with Ms. Jodi and performed the magic milk experiment. … Continue reading

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Coronation: B.A.S.E Daycare, Budding Science

Stefanie Erskine, B.A.S.E. Animator This fall, Pre-Kindergarten students from Coronation Elementary School were busy becoming young budding scientists. Using only a few household ingredients, students learned about the many different types of chemical reactions that can happen when mixing certain … Continue reading

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