science

Redefining the science lab to provide authentic learning contexts

Dominic Tremblay, an education consultant who taught for more than ten years in a French-language school in the Toronto area, invites teachers to review their definition of what a “science laboratory” is. “You can do science anywhere,” he says.

7 recommendations for improving science and technology education in secondary schools

In the UK, the Education Endowment Foundation recently issued a series of recommendations for improving the quality of science and technology education. Here are 7 concrete intervention avenues to apply in the classroom.

Feedback at the heart of an asynchronous course design

The RÉCIT MST completes the design of a Secondary IV science course intended to be offered entirely in asynchronous mode. In order to stimulate student engagement, the team focused on the feedback offered in a specific way.

Les #Édubrèves - week of May 30, 2021

In this delivery of #Édubrèves: resources to help teachers and students end the school year on a high note, a podcast on concentration and a wanted poster for the facilitation of scientific activities.

Doing science lab at home: possible and easy! (Replay)

Find out how to provide lab exercises at home. Using the equipment available at home, clear instructions and appropriate supervision, students with science on the schedule can create awesome and meaningful laboratories for their course.

The week of scientific culture in Quebec

The week of scientific culture will take place from September 16 to 22, 2019 around the theme of the oceans. Hundreds of free activities are offered to citizens of Quebec across the province.

Vaccination: science versus belief

A disease that has been eradicated for several years, measles, is creating a public health problem in the United States. Indeed, New York City has ordered vaccination against a recent measles outbreak since 700 cases were reported in a matter of weeks. The sharing of wrong facts, fake news and disinformation are said to be at the center of this most recent epidemic. A look at one of WHO's greatest enemies: mistrust of vaccines.

Survive on Mars: survive, rebuild, explore

On the occasion of REFER 2019, three teachers presented the online platform Survive On Mars which offers the possibility of creating one's own city on Mars and assigning missions to students so that they develop a variety of knowledge and skills. .

24 Hours of Science is back for the 14th time

On May 10 and 11, more than 200 organizations related to science and technology will delegate their best scientists, volunteers, enthusiasts, researchers and scientific leaders to meet Quebecers across the province.

Let's go for the 41st edition of the Super Expo-sciences Hydro-Québec

The Super Expo-sciences Hydro-Québec, Quebec final 2019, was an opportunity for the public to discover the best scientific projects in Quebec carried out by young people aged 12 to 20.