The seven lessons in this module introduce students to concepts related to structures, including what a structure is, and where structures are found and used in the natural and manufactured world. Students use the design process to plan and construct their own structures.Also included:materials lists activity descriptions questioning techniques activity centre and extension ideas assessment suggestions activity sheets and visuals The module offers a detailed introduction to the Hands-On Science program (guiding principles, implementation guidelines, an overview of the skills that young students use and develop during scientific inquiry), a list of children's books and websites related to the science topics introduced, and a classroom assessment plan with record-keeping templates.
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Activity Center Activity Sheet Directions Anecdotal Record Ask the students assess students Assessment Suggestion B.Ed bird nest black line master blocks buildings button challenge the students chart paper collection Cooperative Skills Date Directions to students discuss Display draw a diagram elementary school teacher encourage students environment fasteners focus focused glue Group Comments Comments guidelines House Hula-Hoops human-made ideas individual student observations input learning Lego lesson litre markers Materials I chart measuring metres metric system millilitre module mural paper natural materials natural structures objects output pattern blocks patterns Peguis Publishers 2001 photographs pieces of furniture pipe cleaners Plasticine Play-Doh playground structures Polaroid camera Portfolio Entry Record record results reﬂect reproduced for classroom Rubric Scores science activities Science Journal Science Portfolio Entry scientiﬁc scientific literacy sort spider spider web structures e.g. Student/Group Student throughout Hands-On Science treasure chest Velcro Venn Diagram vocabulary York Ziplock bags