Science class updates

Good day. I still have a google classroom, but I have a few students that have not logged in. In Science 9 We have completed and turned in Pages 140, 145-147 from your workbook.  What does turning the assignment in look like?  Take a picture of it and email it to me. We have a handout on Ohm's Law (V=IR) with 6 questions.  The due date for this is May 1st.  If you did not download it off the classroom, please send me an email and I will attach it. In Science 8 Section 3.4 is now finished and should be turned in for marking. The easiest way to turn it in is to take a picture of you work and email it to me. The pages I want to to submit for marking are pages 131, 132, and 133. Section 3.5 has also been assigned. This is on how light moves as it passes from air to water, from air to a glass lens, or from air to our eyes. The next 2 weeks we will will be working on 4 pages from the package I handed out. An eye dissection has been included on the google classroom website. The a

Mental Health links from the Ministry of Education

From the Ministry of Eduction Mental Well-Being Information and Resources   Ways to Support Our Children and Caring Adults   This may be a stressful and frightening time for our children. Fear and worry are normal for children of all ages. But there are things we can do to manage stress and support our children during these extraordinary times.   During a pandemic, like all of us, children may experience a range of emotions. You may observe they appear anxious, preoccupied, or tired, and/or you may notice a range of physical complaints.   Reactions will vary according to:   Some Common Reactions   • Anxiety   • Worry about self or loved ones   • Difficulty focusing on school   • Preoccupation with illness   • Need for reassurance   • Fatigue   • Stomach aches, headaches, etc.   • children’s development stage;   • level of awareness about the pandemic;   • exposure to accurate information about the pandemic;   • physical or emotional proximity to
BC Government launches free 24/7 mental health service for students April 16, 2020 News The BC Government has announced an early launch of its mental health counselling and referral service for post-secondary students. The service, called Here2Talk, is a welcome aid for those currently struggling with the uncertainty brought about by COVID-19. “Many students struggle to access mental health supports on campuses and in their communities; this has only been made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Tanysha Klassen, Chairperson of the BC Federation of Students. “The early implementation of this service is going to help so many people struggling right now, and in the future.” The service, developed with consultation with students, will help students dealing with depression, anxiety, loneliness, stress, racism, relationships, and more. All post-secondary students in every region of the province will be able to access at any time, removing barriers associated with ge

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April 8, 2020 Gratitude Journal Keeping a journal of the things you’re grateful for has been shown to have a powerful effect on mental wellbeing. Among other benefits, journaling about gratitude reduces stress, increases happiness, and improves self-esteem. Instructions: Two times a week, write a detailed entry about one thing you are grateful for. This could be a person, a job, a great meal with friends, or anything else that comes to mind. Go here for the Journal.

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April 6, 2020 In times of anxiety try this tapping time. This is a Trauma Tapping Technique (TTT) song written by Ulf Sandström, tapping led by Gunilla Hamne and performed by Future Vision Acrobats in Gisenyi for the Peaceful Heart Network.

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April 2, 2020 Mental Health Post

Good morning, There is a Mindfulness  course being run by the Vancouver Crisis Line.  This is a short course to help with some of the anxiety that people struggle with.  The course is for youth and their families. When is it happening? Attend live Zoom Webinars or do recorded video classes weekly at anytime Sessions: Friday, April 3 to Tuesday, April 28 Tuesdays & Fridays - 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm (PDT) What’s Needed? Basic Internet. You don’t need a webcam or mic. Just the ability to watch and listen! Attending a live Zoom Webinar is as straightforward as clicking on a link. Webinar attendees do not need their own Zoom account to join a Webinar and can easily join from any desktop, laptop, mobile device, or Zoom Room.  Bring a pen, colour pencils and paper if you want. Go to the link below to register