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Science World has supported fun and engaging science education since 1989 with award-winning programming for BC teachers, parents and students. Our vast collection of resources are teacher reviewed, classroom tested and matched to BCs transformed curriculum by grade.

Please use the search field and filters on the right to find an activity or unit that suits you and your learners. Not sure what a discrepant event is? Learn more about this powerful technique for inquiry learning.

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Activities

Activity Length:
15 mins.
Activity Type:
Exploration

Music can be defined as:

  1. The art of producing significant arrangements of sounds, usually with reference to rhythm, pitch and tone.
  2. A succession or combination of notes, especially if pleasing to the ear.

This may or may not happen with a Boomwhacker orchestra...

Activity Length:
30 mins.
Activity Type:
Demonstration

Spinning doughnuts of air!

Activity Length:
20–30 mins.
Activity Type:
Make & Take

In this exploration, students are given washers and wire to help stabilize a pencil on their finger.

Activity Length:
30 mins.
Activity Type:
Make & Take

Students explore Newton's third law of motion ("for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction") by building a hovercraft.

Activity Length:
1 hour in the computer lab, 1 hour in class
Activity Type:
Exploration

Ecological niche refers to a species' role in its habitat. No two species have the same niche. Each species has a specific combination of food choice, how they find their food, daily schedule, reproduction, and shelter. In this activity, students will investigate the unique ways in which...

Activity Length:
30 mins.
Activity Type:
Discrepant Event (Demonstration only), Make & Take

Students make a contraption that appears to produce colours from black and white.

Activity Length:
1.5 hrs.
Activity Type:
Make & Take

Students build a biodegradable pot and plant a seed inside.

Activity Length:
20 mins.
Activity Type:
Make & Take

Students make bird silhouettes to prevent birds from crashing into windows.

Activity Length:
20 mins.
Activity Type:
Make & Take

Students build a birdhouse to attract common bird species to their homes.

Activity Length:
30 mins.
Activity Type:
Make & Take

In this activity, students use their knowledge of vibrations and sound to mimic the sound of a bullfrog.

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