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Hands-On Science


An Inquiry Approach
by Jennifer Lawson

Grade: for grade 1
SKU: 978-1-55379-309-0 Categories: , Tag:

$124.00

Format:
  • Softcover

Recommended learning resource for Manitoba classrooms

Hands-On Science is written for the Western and Northern Canadian provinces. For the Ontario edition, please see Hands-On Science and Technology.

Hands-On Science: An Inquiry Approach is filled with a year’s worth of classroom-tested activities. The grade 1 book is divided into four units

Characteristics and Needs of Living Things
The Senses
Characteristics of Objects and Materials
Daily and Seasonal Changes

This new edition includes many familiar great features for both teachers and students: curriculum correlation charts; background information on the science 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 approach
  • a four-part instructional process—engage, explore, embed, and enhance
  • ideas for embedding Indigenous knowledge, multicultural connections, and real-world application
  • an emphasis on technology and sustainability infused into all units
  • a fully developed assessment plan that includes opportunities for assessment for, as, and of learning
  • a focus on the design process to solve real-life practical problems
  • inclusion of learning centres that focus on multiple intelligences and universal design for learning (UDL)
  • interactive activities that can be used on interactive whiteboards and computers
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