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Grade 8 

Alberta Science Curriculum

 

Select Your Unit

Mix & Flow of Matter

Cells & Systems

Light & Optical Systems

Mechanical Systems

 
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Mix & Flow of Matter

 

Fracking With Jello

Activity

SPE Calgary Section - Energy Literacy

Designed as a fun and accessible way to introduce kids to concepts relevant to hydraulic fracturing. Check out the video tutorial & email energy@specalgary.com to get your experiment kits!

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Petroleum Teachers Guide

Lesson Plan

Inside Education

PowerPoint lessons, worksheets, photos, and more relating to energy sources.

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Cells & Systems

 

Get Growing: Photosynthesis & Carbon Offsetting

Lesson Plan

Classroom Energy Diet Challenge

Students will learn about the process of photosynthesis and the important role it plays in carbon offsetting.

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Light & Optical Systems

 

Make Smores' with a Solar Oven

Activity

NASA Climate Kids

Harness the energy of the Sun to make the best snack ever invented, S’mores!
A solar oven is a box that traps some of the Sun’s energy to make the air inside the box hotter than the air outside the box.

Solar Workshop

Workshop

Relay Education

Learn about the characteristics of electricity, with a focus on solar power as a form of renewable energy.

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Mechanical Systems

 

Build a Renewable Energy Model

Activity

Green Learning

Your students can become Re-Energy Engineer to build a renewable energy model such as:

  • Penny Battery

  • Solar Oven

  • Wind Turbine

  • and more!