Hands-On Science


An Inquiry Approach
by Jennifer Lawson

Grade: for grade 3
SKU: 978-1-55379-311-3 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 3 book is divided into four units:

Growth and Changes in Plants
Materials and Structures
Forces that Attract or Repel
Soils in the Environment

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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