# Math & Science News Archive

The bio 20 class had the opportunity to investigate a number of abiotic factors that influences the health of the Red De...

Math 10C have been working on Lowest Common Multiple and Greatest Common Factors. Using the power of prime factorization...

Chemistry 20 modellled ionic compounds using candy. Can you guess how many unit cells are in this model?

Chemistry 30's performing a lab.

Students in Mr. D's class were outside enjoying the nice weather while working on their calculus lab in the football fie...

Grade 7s were busy making rock candy for their study of rock crystals!

The science 8 students have tried their hands at microscopy lately. The students have had the challenge of creating we...

In Math 8 we are planning on having a pizza party! But before we buy our pizza we need to figure out which shape of pizz...

Electrostatics!

To those who enjoy math, March 14 is a special day celebrating the irrational number pi (3.14) which is used for finding...

As we go through the Biological Diversity Unit of Science 9 students take a moment to get hands on with DNA.

Testing theories

Some of the science 8 students had the opportunity to reinforce what they have learned about the physiology of an eyebal...

In Science 8 the students are learning about refraction. The students were enjoying experimenting with different materia...

Physics students from DVSS and Threehills took the yellow bus to West Edmonton mall to enjoy the rides and perform calcu...

Science 9 has been working on their electricity unit and on Tuesday they did two labs. The first one was building an ele...

“Absolutely, YES!” Mr. Teske Attends Science 7 “Absolutely, YES!!” That was my answer to Mrs. Palomaki whe...

Physics 20 students are using Newtons 3rd law to design and test a balloon rocket. The goal was to have it propell itsel...

Almost November already! Time flies by when you're having fun! Students in Math10C have been learning the fun and exciti...

With homemade Calorimeters, the students measure the amount of energy in food products. No fire extinguishers needed!...

Sorry parents! but the students ate candy in the morning! We made models of ionic crystals using candy.

Every year the science 8 classes at DVSS demonstrate what they have learned during their mechanical systems unit with a...

Lots of great stuff happening in Chemistry and Physics!

The Gade 9 students from DVSS had the opportunity on Friday May 13th to be scienctist on the Bow River. Students paddled...

The Biology 30 class recently tried their hands at brain surgery. As part of the curriculum the students are required...

One morning near the end of the first semester, all our grade 8 students participated in an NHL Math and Science worksho...

Mr D's Math 7s were busy reviewing for their "Solving Equations" test coming up tomorrow by playing interactive math gam...

Filling in for a fellow teacher can be an eye opening introduction to students you don't usually teach - in a subject ar...

Students in the math 20-3 have been working on representing 3D objects on a flat piece of paper through the use of isome...

In Math 9 we have been spending time working on how to expand and manipulate expressions. The students learned a variety...

The Forensic Science 35 class measured a group of grade 7 students bones. We were comparing the measurements of the male...

Students are diligently preparing for their final exam that will be Friday, January 22, 2016.

The Biology 20 class at D.V.S.S. recently tried their hands at surgery. Fetal pigs were the subjects for dissection an...

The Grade 9 Science class has begun their unit on Electricity. The students have been examing current electricity and St...

The Science 9 Class experimented what impact a catalyst has on a chemical reaction.

Who doesn't like burning things! The chemistry 30 students tested our fire detection system by burning food items to f...

The Science 9 class demonstrated their knowledge of the structure of an Atom by working in Groups to build an Atom out o...

Mr. Hird's Math 20-1 class got a nice treat from Tim Horton's. The students were allowed to eat a donut if they could...

The annual Science 8 mousetrap car race was held recently in the gymnasium of DVSS. No mice were harmed in the racing...

The Grade 7’s were tasked with researching a volcano, presenting it to the class, and later, making a model of it. The...

The science 8 students were recently engaged in a lab that allows them to investigate the effectiveness of different sim...

Mr. Rasmussen's Biology 20 class has taken on the challenge of playing god on an alien planet. This world's surface is...

The Physics 20 class had some fun creating balloon rockets that had to travel across the room on fishing line and possib...

Mr. Hatch and Mr. Rasmussen played the role of Ms. Frizzle when they took their students through a virtual tour of how d...

The Grade 7s had fun taking on the challenge of building towers using only Spaghetti and marshmallows. The challenge w...

To excel at math, students need to exercise patience, think critically, and implement strategies - many of the same skil...