Topic: Science
Type of Resource: Audio/Podcast
Description:
Teachers in Sudbury are sharpening their storytelling skills. Being a good storyteller can make you more interesting to students and lead to better learning. Dr. Clyde Herreid is the man teaching the teachers.
Project Lead:
Yovita Gwekwerere
Language:
English
Topic: Science
Grade: 4-6, 7-9, 10-12
Type of Resource: Activity
Description:
This activity is a five-part case study which examines research conducted by Canadian biologists on whether the physical appearance of baby chicks have something to do with their chances of survival. Students read through the process of conducting an experiment using a controlled and experimental group and analyze results from graphed data.
Project Lead:
Yovita Gwekwerere
Language:
English
Topic: Science
Grade: 4-6, 7-9, 10-12
Type of Resource: Activity
Description:
This activity is a biology, chemistry, and ecology case study for students to learn about genetically altered foods. Study Questions inquire about the FDA, genetic modification, and health and safety issues.
Project Lead:
Yovita Gwekwerere
Language:
English
Topic: Science
Type of Resource: Research Summary/Report
Description:
Case studies and problem-based learning are powerful pedagogical techniques for teaching Science. This report outlines the evidence behind using case studies to teach science and gives specific guidance to teachers on how they can include case studies in lesson planning.

Looking for more research summaries? Visit the Ontario Education Research Exchange (OERE) for hundreds of research summaries written with Ontario educators in mind.

Project Lead:
Yovita Gwekwerere
Language:
English