This integrated set of activities strives to incorporate learning out of doors, environmental connections to the grade 5 science topic of Conservation of Energy and Resources as well as big ideas from the Social Studies Grade 5 strand of Role of Government and Responsible Citizenship. By presenting integrated, inquiry-based, and experiential activities to students, the learning that results is far greater than that which is simply learned from a book or computer researched. Students natural sense of wonder and discovery is encouraged throughout this set of lessons.
Students will participate in the following design challenge: With the increase in extreme weather, design a bridge with a specific purpose and adaptations to withstand the weather conditions of the... read more
The following activities are divided into three sections: Minds On, Action, Consolidation. While this outline approximates a traditional lesson plan, teachers are encouraged to mix and match the... read more