Classroom Presentations - Grade 7

Classroom presentations are 1 hour unless indicated.
Maximum of 30 students per presentation.

Beyond the Naked Eye: An Introduction to the Scanning Electron Microscope – 1.5 hours, $30.00 surcharge *ALL NEW!

Dive into the world of microscopy and explore the wonders of the microscopic world! Students will learn how something as simple as lens or as small as an electron can lead us to great scientific discoveries. Students will examine a variety of specimens using magnifying glasses, dissecting and compound microscopes, and even a scanning electron microscope! 

Additional Program Requirements: a white surface or projection screen, two (2) or more electrical outlets.

Curriculum Connections (Grade 7-12)

  • Grade 7 – Unit E: Planet Earth 
  • Grade 8 – Unit B: Cells and Systems, Unit C: Light and Optical Systems
  • Grade 9 – Unit C: Environmental Chemistry 

Senior High

  • Science 10 – Unit C: Cycling of Matter in Living Systems
  • Biology 20 - Unit D: Human Systems 
  • Biology 30 – Unit C: Cell Division, Genetics, and Molecular Biology


Roller Coaster Science - 1.5 hours

  • Structures and Forces

Which team will design the best gravity-defying roller coaster with loops, curves and drops? Explore how the forces of friction and gravity affect the speec and safety of your ride.


Heat It Up

  • Heat and Temperature

Armed with infrared laser thermometers, students will investigate thermal energy. While exploring the particle model, students will learn about the difference between conduction, convection, and radiation. Spark their interest with experiments on thermodynamics.