Distance LearningApplied Science in Palaeontology: Physics

Do the formulas and experiments taught in high school physics truly apply in the real world? Our palaeontologists say, "Absolutely!" What was the bite force of T. rex? How much energy was released when the asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs? Join us for an engaging program where the sciences of palaeontology and physics collide!


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10 - 12

Class Size

Maximum 35 students




45 minutes

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Curriculum Connections

Grade 10 Science 10 Energy Flow in Technological Systems
  Science 14 Understanding Energy Transfer Technologies
Grade 11 Science 20 Changes in Motion
  Physics 20 Kinematics; Dynamics; Circular Motion, Work and Energy
Grade 12 Science 20 Energy and the Environment
Physics 30 Interest in Science; Collaboration

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