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Using inquiry and problem-solving approaches, these learning experiences build upon students’ interests, support curricula, literacy and numeracy, and foster children’s skill development.

Inquiry

What is the water cycle?

Students develop the skills of observing and recording observations as they explore how the water cycle works.

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Inquiry

Magnificent Magnets

Students develop and apply the skills of comparing and contrasting, predicting, and sorting and classifying as they explore magnets as a non-contact force that causes movement.

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Backgrounders

Personal Hygiene: All About Germs

The word “germ” refers to many different microscopic organisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa that can cause diseases.

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Books

Who Will Plant a Tree?

Learn how many different kinds of animals, from ants to dolphins, help plants to disperse their seeds.

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Books

A Fruit is a Suitcase for Seeds

Learn how fruits are designed to protect a plant's seeds and help to spread a plant's seeds to new places.

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Books

Drum City

One child's beat on a kettle becomes contagious, spreading throughout the neighbourhood.

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Books

The Curious Garden

A little boy tends a neglected garden, which grows to transform a city.

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Books

The Empty Pot

A young boy in ancient China participates in a competition to become the next emperor by trying to grow a seed to make beautiful flowers.

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Books

What Will Hatch?

What is more exciting than waiting for an egg to hatch? From a squiggly tadpole to fuzzy robin to a leathery platypus, this book shows eight different animals as they begin life.

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Books

Sun Up, Sun Down: The Story of Night and Day

What makes the sun rise and set? Our planet is spinning in a universe of sun, moon, and stars. See how a day unfolds in one family’s backyard in this story of Earth and sun.

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Books

How Raven Stole the Sun

A long time ago, Raven was pure white, like fresh snow in winter. A greedy chief had the stars, moon, and sun locked up in carved boxes. Raven transformed himself into the chief's grandson and tricked him into opening the boxes and releasing the starlight, moonlight and the sun. When he gets trapped in the chief’s house, Raven’s only escape is through the small smoke hole at the top.

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Books

Rosie Revere, Engineer

Rosie is a young inventor who dreams of being an engineer, and begins working to make her great-great aunt's dream of flying come true.

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Books

Shaping Up Summer

Numbers, patterns, shapes — and much more! — can be found in everyday in the natural world What if animals and plants knew math, just like us? Nature comes to life to help children grasp concepts of geometry, symmetry, and spatial sense.

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Books

Dreaming Up

A collection of illustrations, concrete poetry, and photographs that shows how young children's constructions, created as they play, are reflected in notable works of architecture from around the world.

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Books

And Everyone Shouted "Pull": A First Look at Forces and Motion

Learn about forces and motion as you join the farm animals on their trip to the market. The wheels on their cart help when they push, pull and stop on their journey.

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