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.
In this unit plan, students learn to name the six different kinds of simple machines and how they make work easier and more enjoyable for people. They will also learn to design, build and test an... read more
Grade 1/2 integrated unit plan for Science and Technology, Mathematics, Art, Language (STEAM). This architecture-based project will foster an awareness of a cycle of inquiry and engage students in... read more
The Climate Change unit in grade 10 science was the focus of our innovation project. We decided to incorporate aspects of the Specialist High Skills Major program into our project in order to develop... read more