Teachers

Ms. Benson

Mini Math 8

This fast paced enriched course will focus on the following areas of study: square roots & pythagoras; fractions; algebra & graphing; percent, ratio & rate; surface area & volume; statistics; and geometry.  Problem solving, games and puzzles will be integrated into each unit.          

All grade 8 Mini students are expected to write both the CNML and Gauss Math Contests offered by the school in February and May. 

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Mini Math 9

This fast paced enriched course will focus on the following areas of study: exponents & powers, rational numbers, polynomials, algebra, graphing, transformations, statistics and finance.  Problem solving, games and puzzles will be integrated into each unit. 

All grade 9 Mini students are expected to write the Pascal Math Contest offered by the school in February.

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Mini Math 10

This fast paced enriched course will focus on the following areas of study: measurement, trigonometry, polynomials, roots & powers, functions, coordinate geometry and systems of linear equations.  Problem solving will be integrated throughout each unit. 
 
All grade 10 Mini students are expected to write the Cayley Math Contest offered by the school in February. 

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Science 8 Mini

This course is based on a hands-on approach to learning biology, chemistry, physics and earth science.  Whenever possible students will be encouraged to learn concepts through laboratory experiments and other activities.  They will also be encouraged to actively participate in discussion periods to further understand the topics being studied.  All grade 8 Mini students are expected to participate in Science Fair held at the school in late January.

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