This unit focuses on students’ approach to water and how it is a part of people’s lives. Teachers can observe students’ construction with manipulatives and scaffold their knowledge by posing problem-based learning opportunities. Students will be able to build, explore, test, and problem solve with different recycled materials, and use various manipulatives. Students will also communicate the importance of preserving and caring for the environment.
Categories: Lab/Student Activity
Students watch a documentary about ecosystems. They then blog about the subject and investigate one problematic and post their results on a blog. Other... read more
Author: Elizabeth Smith, Don Galbraith Award winner, Wilfrid Laurier University This activity is intended as an introductory exploration of simple machines. The teacher will engage students by... read more