Grade 7 Math: In our “Wall Street Project”, we invest in the stock market by choosing a company in which to invest and then we track the fluctuation in our shares and make informed decisions.
Grade 7 Science: In “The Great Weight Challenge”, students design, build, and test various structures such as shelves, bridges, and arches, to determine the loads they can support.
Grade 8 Math: In our “Start-Up Project”, we create a start-up company, and investigate and compare the different types of loans provided by the bank (Simple interest, compound annually, compound semi-annually, compound monthly) to best fit the profitability of the company at various time intervals.
Grade 8 Science: Students investigate and demonstrate an understanding of the basic structure and function of plant and animal cells and cell processes. They prepare a variety of their own different slides of plant cells to examine under the microscope.