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Hands-On Science and Technology


An Inquiry Approach
by Jennifer Lawson

Grade: for grade 1
SKU: 978-1-55379-706-7 Categories: , Tag:

$126.00

Format:
  • Softcover

Now Available!

Hands-On Science and Technology: An Inquiry Approach is filled with a year’s worth of classroom-tested activity-based lesson plans. The grade 1 book is divided into four units based on the current Ontario curriculum for science and technology.

  • Needs and Characteristics of Living Things
  • Materials, Objects, and Everyday Structures
  • Energy in Our Lives
  • Understanding Earth and Space Systems

This new edition includes many familiar great features for both teachers and students: curriculum correlation charts; background information on the science and technology topics; complete, easy-to-follow lesson plans; reproducible student materials; materials lists; and hands-on, student-centred activities.

Useful new features include:

  • the components of an inquiry-based scientific and technological approach
  • Indigenous knowledge and perspective embedded in lesson plans
  • a four-part instructional process—activate, action, consolidate and debrief, and enhance
  • an emphasis on technology, sustainability, and personalized learning
  • a fully developed assessment plan that includes opportunities for assessment for, as, and of learning
  • a focus on real-life technological problem solving
  • learning centres that focus on multiple intelligences and universal design for learning (UDL)
  • land-based learning activities and makerspaces
  • a bank of science-related images
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