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Electricity documents (2007)

Electricity
Science 6 and Science 9

The documents provided through the chart below are activities and information created for the 2007 AST Conference Day session "IT's Electrifying!."

The specific software title required to run each file is given, as is the grade level. The topics involved are generally self-evident.

 

Title of File Grade Level Software Required to Run this File
Links to Websites for Electricity - Grade 6 6 -
Links for Websites for Electricity - Grade 9 9 -
Outcomes for Electricty - Grades 6 and 9 6 and 9 Microsoft Word
Articles about Electricity (with links) - Grades 6 and 9 6 and 9 Microsoft Word
Electrical Websites Instructions - Grades 6 and 9 6 and 9 Microsoft Word
     
Materials for Static Electricity    
Outcomes and Elaborations - Grades 3-9 3, 6, 9 Microsoft Word
Static Activities - Grades 6 and 9 6 and 9 Microsoft Word
     
Materials for Circuit Electricity
   
Circuit Symbols - Grade 6 6 Microsoft Word
Circuit Symbols - Grade 9
9 Microsoft Word
Circuit Equipment (with diagrams) - Grade 6 6 Microsoft Word
Circuit Equipment (with diagrams) - Grade 9 9 Microsoft Word
Circuit Activities - Grade 6 6 Microsoft Word
Circuit Activities - Grade 9 9 Microsoft Word
Virtual Labs: Electricity - Grade 6 6 Microsoft Word
Virtual Labs: Electricity - Grade 9 6 Microsoft Word
     
Video    
Bill Nye, the Science Guy 6 and 9 Microsoft Word

 

Light and Optics (2008)

Light and Optics 2008
Science 4 and Science 8

The documents provided through the chart below are activities and information created for the 2008 AST Conference Day session "Light Up Our Lives."

The specific software title required to run each file is given, as is the grade level. The topics involved are generally self-evident.

 

Title of File Grade Level Software Required to Run this File
Outcomes for Light and Optics 4 and 8 Microsoft Word
     
     
Activity Record Sheet 4 Microsoft Word
Activity Record Sheet 8 Microsoft Word
     
     
Set-up Instructions for various activities 4 Microsoft Word
Set-up Instructions for various activities 8 Microsoft Word
     
     
Coloured Spinners - Instructions   Microsoft Word
Coloured Spinners - Word format
Coloured Spinners - pdf format
4 and 8

Microsoft Word
Adobe Acrobat Reader

Blank Spinners - Word format
Blank Spinners - pdf format
4 and 8 Microsoft Word
Adobe Acrobat Reader
Reinforcing buttons for spinners - Word
Reinforcing buttons for spinners - pdf
4 and 8 Microsoft Word
Adobe Acrobat Reader
     
     
Virtual Labs: Light - Instructions 4 and 8 Microsoft Word
Virtual Labs: Light - Grade 4 Correlations 4 Microsoft Word
Virtual Labs: Light - Grade 8 Correlations 8 Microsoft Word
Let There be Lights
(Virtual Labs activity)
4 and 8 Microsoft Word
     
     
Trace a Pattern - Instructions 4 and 8 Microsoft Word

Trace a Pattern - Shapes
(with reversed lettering)

4 and 8 Microsoft Word
     
     
Semi-transparent Mirrors - Instructions 4 and 8 Microsoft Word
Semi-transparent Mirrors - Diagrams 4 and 8 Microsoft Word
     
     
Mirrors (Convex, Concave & Flat) 4 Microsoft Word
Mirrors (Convex, Concave & Flat) 8 Microsoft Word
Angles of Incidence and Reflection 8 Microsoft Word
     
     
Build a Kaleidoscope 4 and 8 Microsoft Word
     
     
Optics: Websites, EBSCO and Video 4 and 8 Microsoft Word
     
     
Bilbliography of Resources 4 and 8 Microsoft Word

 

Renewable Energy Websites

Canada’s Clean Energy Portal
http://www.cleanenergy.gc.ca
In 2003, Canada's Clean Energy Portal was established. Since that time the portal has become an internationally renowned site for clean energy technology information exchange.
   
Natural Resources Canada: Energy Sector – Renewable Energy:
http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/eneene/renren/index-eng.php
At this website, you will find current research and investment initiatives supporting Canada's commitment to increase its supply of clean, renewable energy.
   
Natural Resources Canada: CanmetENERGY – Renewables:
http://canmetenergy-canmetenergie.nrcan-rncan.gc.ca/eng/renewables/canren.html
This site contains many links and documents related to Government of Canada research and development in the areas associated with renewable energy, which replace the former Website of the Canadian Renewable Energy Network, which is no longer available.
   
Government Sites—Provincial
Nova Scotia Department of Energy:
http://www.gov.ns.ca/energy/
This is the website for the Nova Scotia Department of Energy. Links are available to many issues concerning energy use in Nova Scotia.
   
New Brunswick Energy:
http://www.gnb.ca/0085/index-e.asp
This is the website for the New Brunswick Department of Energy. Links are available to many issues concerning energy use in New Brunswick.
   
PEI Department of Environment, Energy, and Forestry:
http://www.gov.pe.ca/enveng/index.php3
This site has links to information for businesses and consumers. Choose the menu for Energy, and browse the links provided.
   
Ontario’s Renewable Energy Initiative:
http://www.ene.gov.on.ca/en/business/green-energy/
Part of the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, this site addresses renewable energy issues for the province.
   
Alberta Energy:
http://www.energy.alberta.ca/
This is the website for the Alberta Ministry of Energy. Links are available to many issues concerning energy use in Alberta.
   
British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources: Electricity and Alternative Energy Division
http://www.empr.gov.bc.ca/EAED/Pages/default.aspx
The Electricity and Alternative Energy Division provides information about electricity, alternative energy and energy efficiency sectors for British Columbians.
   
Non-Government Sites
Re-Energy Canada:
http://www.re-energy.ca/
Re-Energy.ca is a free renewable energy project kit that can be downloaded and printed from the internet. Re-Energy.ca explores energy sources such as wind, water, solar, biomass, and more. Construction plans for building working models such as a wind turbine, a biogas generator, and a solar car are provided. Educator materials include background information, hands-on learning activities, resources, and links for renewable energy and sustainable energy technologies.
   
PlanetFriendly.net: Green, Renewable Energy
http://www.planetfriendly.net/energy.html
This site is an introduction to sustainable energy in Canada and the world. Links provide many ideas for things that can be done by all Canadians.
   
The Pembina Institute: Sustainable Energy Solutions
http://www.pembina.org/
The Pembina Institute is a Canadian group that focuses on the transition towards sustainable energy production and consumption, and is working to catalyze this transition.
   
Centre for Energy
http://www.centreforenergy.com
As concerns about the environment and economy increase, so too does the need for balanced and credible information about energy in Canada. The Canadian Centre for Energy Information was created to meet that need. It is a not-for-profit organization.
   
Canadian Wind Energy Association
http://www.canwea.ca/
The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is a non-profit trade association that promotes the appropriate development and application of all aspects of wind energy in Canada, including the creation of a suitable policy environment.
 

Science 5 and Science 6 Implementation Workshop (2007)

Science 5 and Science 6 Implementation Workshop
Old Orchard Inn, May 2, 3, and 4, 2007

Documents and Presentations

 

File Title

File Name

   
General Files
 
   
Greeting Bag Letter (Word) greeting_bag.rtf
   

Welcome Bag Activities (Word)

welcome_challenges.doc

   
Science Videos available through the Media Library (Word)

videos.doc

   
Using EBSCO Periodicals in the Classroom (Word) ebsco.rtf
 

 

Information to Connect Social Studies and Space (Word) soc_st_space_connect.doc
   
Science Education Presentation (PowerPoint) science_ed_presentation.ppt
   
   
Healthy Bodies
 
   
Healthy Bodies Activities (Instructions) (Word) healthy_bodies_activities.doc
   
Grade 5 Science and Health Year-Long Plan (Word) gr5_health_sci_yearplan.doc
   
   
Space
 
Please note: Activity numbers may have changed as the Curriculum Guide has been developed.
   
Changing Seasons - Instructions and Student Card (Word)
(Activity 47 in 2007)

act_47_changing_seasons.doc
act_47_student_card.doc

   
Day and Night (Word)
(Activity 48 in 2007)
act_48_day_and_night.doc
act_48_student_card.doc
   
Moon Phases (Word)
(Activity50 in 2007)
act_50_moon_phases.doc
act_50_student_card.doc
   
Lunar Eclipse (Word)
(Activity 51 in 2007)

act_51_lunar_eclipse.doc
act_51_student_card.doc

   
Solar Eclipse (Word)
(Activity 52 in 2007)
act_52_solar_eclipse.doc
act_52_student_card.doc
   
Planets in Our Solar System(Word)
(Activity 53 in 2007)
act_53_planets.doc
act_53_student_card.doc
   
My Constellation (Word)
(Activity 55 in 2007)

act_55_my_constellation.doc
act_55_student_card.doc

   
Star Light, Star Bright (Word)
(Activity 56 in 2007)
act_56_star_light_star_bright.doc
act_56_student_card.doc
   

Websites required for Activity Cards above (Word)

websites_for_activity_cards.doc
   
   

Flight and Chemistry

Information for teachers to create their own activities

 
   
Properties and Changes in Matter (Grade 5) chem_changes.doc
   
Flight: Wind Beneath My Wings (Grade 6) flight.doc

 

Science 6 Implementation Workshop (2008)

Science 6 Implementation Workshop
Old Orchard Inn, May 1 and 2, 2008

Documents and Presentations

 

File Title

File Name

   
General Files
 
   

Welcome Bag Activities (Word)

welcome_challenges.doc

   
Science Journal (Word)

science_journal.doc

   
Electrifying Creatures (pdf) electrifying_creatures.pdf
 

 

Draw-a-Rama Labels (Word) draw_a_rama_labels.doc
   
Science Question Game (PowerPoint) science_question_game.ppt
   
Connections Between the Guide and the Textbook (Word) connections_guide_text.doc
   
   
Please Note: The following files are very large, and may be slow to download
Science Implementation P-2, 2002 (QuickTime movie) WorkShop.mov
Science Implementation Workshops Through the Years (PowerPoint) elem_through_years.ppt
   
   
Diversity
 
   
Diversity Activity Overview (Word) diversity_activity_chart.doc
   
Diversity Activities (Instructions) (Word) diversity_activity_sheets.doc
   
Diversity Year-Long Plan (Word) diversity_year_plan.doc
   
   
Electricity
 
   
Electroscope (Word) electroscope_activity.doc
   
Mystery Box (Word) mystery_box_activity.doc
   
Dancing Paper Bunnies (Word) paper_bunnies_activity.doc
   
Virtual Labs: Conductors (Word and Virtual Labs files)

conductors_VLabs_activity.doc
conductors_VLabs_file.VLE

   
Virtual Labs: Circuits (Word and Virtual Labs files) circuits_VLabs_activity.doc
circuits_VLabs_file.VLE
   
Virtual Labs Information (Word)
Virtual Labs Connection to Grade 6 Outcomes (Word)
virtual_labs_info.doc
virtual_labs_gr6.doc
   
Computer Microscope: Circuit City (pdf)

mic_circuit_city.pdf

   
   
Science Challenges
 
   
Diversity:  
A-B-C Scavenger Hunt (Word) abc_scavenger_hunt.doc
Humans on a Habitat - Debate (Word) humans_on_habitat.doc
   
Electricity:  
Rolling Down the Hallway (Word) rolling_down_hallway.doc
Short Circuit (Word) short_circuit.doc
   
Space:  
Balancing Act (Word) balancing_act.doc
Lunar Vehicle (Word) lunar_vehicle.doc
   
Flight:  
Rocket Balloon (Word) rocket_balloon.doc
Steady As We Go (Word) steady_as_we_go.doc

 

Science Interactive Learning Objects (from Jigsaw Interactive, Inc.)