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Hands-On Science and Technology, Grade 6

By Jennifer Lawson
Revised by Sidney Mckay
Categories: Education, Elementary
Series: Hands-On Science and Technology for Ontario
Imprint: Portage & Main Press

Softcover, coil bound : 9781553791829, 324 pages, November 2008


This teacher resource offers a detailed introduction to the Hands-On Science and Technology program (guiding principles, implementation guidelines, an overview of the science skills that grade 6 students use and develop) and a classroom assessment plan complete with record-keeping templates. It also includes connections to the Achievement Levels as outlined in The Ontario Curriculum Grades 1-8 Science and Technology (2007). This resource has four instructional units. Unit 1: Biodiversity Unit 2: Flight Unit 3: Electricity and Electrical Devices Unit 4: Space Each unit is divided into lessons that focus on specific curricular expectations. Each lesson has curriculum expectation(s) lists materials lists activity descriptions assessment suggestions activity sheet(s) and graphic organizer(s