Grade 3 students were introduced to simple tools and design strategies before diving into a trans-disciplinary project (Science & Technology, Social Studies, Mathamatics, Language and The Arts). The culminating activity was to design and build a new landmark for a specific location in Ontario. The new landmark would have to stand the test of time, and would need to serve an important purpose or function. The entire process was spread over several months. A trans-disciplinary unit plan, as well as several templates that may help students to track their progress through the Engineering Design Process have been included.
In this unit of study, students get to choose from a range of activities that will help guide them through an inquiry on Space. Focused heavily on space travel, this unit ask students to think about... read more
Note: This resource is part of the STAO Grade Six Space Unit User Guide. Click here to access the parent resource. Solar System Unit Curriculum and Assessment... read more
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