This unit focuses on students’ approach to building with various materials. Teachers can observe students’ construction with manipulatives and scaffold their knowledge by posing problem-based learning opportunities. Students will be able to build various structures, problem solve with different ‘environmental’ factors, use various manipulative and recycled materials to build their own structures.
Inquiry Focus: How can we plan and build a structure for Our Town that has the base area of 100 units square and incorporates one or more electrical components? Other... read more
How can an understanding of mechanics, energy and energy transformations help us understand and improve practical devices? Learning Goal: Investigate energy, energy transformations and energy... read more